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With Trump in the White House, Minnesota Ticket-Splitters May Be Ready for Change
Erik Paulsen is facing a competitive challenge from Democrat Dean Phillips

Dean Phillips, the DFL nominee in Minnesota’s 3rd District, greets voters in Excelsior, Minn., on Sept. 15 outside his campaign’s “Government Repair Truck.” (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Erik Paulsen has been a survivor.

When Hillary Clinton carried Minnesota’s 3rd District last cycle by 9 points, the Republican congressman won re-election by 14 points.