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ROCHESTER, Minn. - Many Minnesota Republicans want the party to move further to the political right.

Even some presidential hopeful John McCain supporters sound more like backers of maverick candidate Ron Paul, the Texas congressman who has ignited a desire to return to GOP politics of old.


"There is a level of frustration, mainly with ourselves," Bill Weber of Luverne said Friday as the Republican state convention began at Rochester's Mayo Civic Center.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.