Why Longtime Republican Richard Painter is Running for Al Franken's Seat...as a Democrat

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May 14, 2018
Updated 6mo ago
Voters in Minnesota will head to the polls in August to decide who will compete for Al Franken's former U.S. Senate seat in the November midterms. Acting Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) is in the running, and faces a challenge from Richard Painter, a former Republican in George W. Bush's administration who is running as a Democrat.