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Tom Emmer conceded the governor's race with his family by his side. (Don Davis / Capitol Bureau)

Emmer concedes governor's race to Dayton

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Emmer stood outside his Delano home in a sport coat, without gloves, this morning and said he would not take the election to court, adding that everyone needs to support Democrat Mark Dayton as he prepared to take office Jan. 3.


He was upbeat and frequently laughed as he read a statement and answered reporters' questions.

"There is no crying in politics," Emmer said.

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