ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's friendly governor's race turned frosty as Election Day approached, with Democrat Roger Moe in a hurry to count Tim Penny out of the race. Penny fired back angrily.
"It's now a two-person race between myself and the Republicans," Moe said Friday, alluding to a poll earlier in the week that showed a drop in support for Penny, of the Independence Party.
Of Penny and Green Party candidate Ken Pentel, Moe said, "They don't have a chance."
An hour later, Penny sniped back when told of Moe's comments.m"Moe doesn't have a chance," he said. "See, you just have to ignore comments like that."
While Moe and Penny traded jabs in the Twin Cities, Tim Pawlenty traveled to the Duluth area to appear at a Republican rally with Vice President Dick Cheney and Norm Coleman, the party's Senate candidate.
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