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DFL celebrates 68 years of history

Published 04/11/2012, Alexandria Echo Press

Happy birthday, DFL – you’re 68 years young! Some people ask, what the heck is the DFL? Unlike most other states in the union, Minnesota has a long tradition of third parties. In 1915 the Non-Partisan League and the Duluth Union Labor Party merged to form the Farmer-Labor Party to reduce the power of corporate political interests that were openly exploiting farmers and laborers in rural and urban settings across the state.

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