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Oberstar turns back primary challenge in 8th District

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar is an easy primary winner as he tries for an 18th term representing his northeastern Minnesota district.

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Oberstar beat W.D. "Bill" Hamm, a frequent candidate who heads a group called the Freedom Coalition of Minnesota.

Oberstar is one of the most senior members of Congress. He heads the powerful House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

Independence Party candidate Timothy Olson and the Constitution Party's Richard "George" Burton are also running.

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