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A Minnesota Republican snatched his opponent's mic, then dropped it in front of her

Oct 10, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Minnesota state Rep. Duane Quam and his rival, Jamie Mahlberg, got through the first half-hour of Monday's debate without any unpleasantness, really without anything approximating drama.

The four-term Republican and his Democratic challenger passed the microphone back and forth in decorous, 30-second intervals. There were no insults or raised voices - not from the candidates or the handful of prospective voters seated in neat rows inside the Rochester Public Library.

And then, just b...