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Sen. Gretchen Hoffman (R-Vergas) shown here during senate debate in April. Don Davis/Forum Communications

Vergas senator in hot water after late night tweet

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Sen. Gretchen Hoffman, R-Vergas, is in hot water after a Wednesday night tweet.

An ethics complaint was filed today against Hoffman by Sen. Ann Rest, DFL-New Hope, for a Twitter comment Hoffman made regarding Sen. Barb Goodwin, DFL-Columbia Heights.

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Hoffman tweeted around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday that Goodwin used derogatory names when referring to people with mental illnesses.

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