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November 7, 2006
It's Your Turn Now

We've covered the issues.

We've profiled the candidates.

We've debated the implications of a shift in power in Congress.

The time for talking has expired, and the time for action has arrived. We need to get conservatives to the polls today. Pick up the phone and ask your friends if they need a ride to the precinct. Invite your neighbors to carpool with you to the polling station. Do what you can to get as many voters to the polls today.

I'll be off the air until this afternoon, when I get a chance to set up for the CNN blogger event. I'll post my predictions at that time, as the Examiner and NRO both asked me over the last couple of days to put them to paper. In the meantime, don't worry about predictions and polls, and concentrate on helping to get out the vote.

Here in Minnesota, I encourage CQ readers to vote for the following fine candidates:

* Tim Pawlenty -- He's a governor who restored dignity to the office after the Jesse Ventura debacle, balanced the budget, and worked in a bipartisan manner to enact mostly center-right policies. What's not to like, especially when one considers the alternatives in Mike Hatch?

* Mark Kennedy -- He will likely lose to Amy Klobuchar today barring a minor miracle, but Kennedy has served his state well in his terms as Congressman for the 6th District. He's a tough-minded but fair man who has demonstrated honesty and integrity in his campaign for Senator.

* Michele Bachmann -- She's had to play Slime Survivor thanks to the outright lies coming from the Patty Wetterling campaign, and she's done it with class and a sense of humor. She will be the rallying point for Republicans in the new Congress. No one puts Bachmann in a corner, believe me, and she will make Minnesota proud.

* John Kline -- Coleen Rowley couldn't shine his shoes -- or his jackboots, as her campaign's depiction of the former Marine in a Nazi uniform suggested. Kline has represented my district well, and we're going to send him back to continue in that effort.

* Alan Fine -- Do we want to send a man who organized and campaigned for an anti-Semitic organization and then fibbed about his involvement in it during his political career? Keith Ellison ran for state office in 1998 on a platform of allowing the Nation of Islam to patrol streets in Minneapolis instead of the police department. He hasn't moderated much since then.

* For mayor of Eagan, don't forget to write in Ed Morrissey. Join the Fresca Campaign!

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