Cravaack, Franken share top honors in annual Hotdish-Off competition (with video, recipes)So what’s the one thing that can unite Minnesota’s partisan congressional delegation?
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
So what’s the one thing that can unite Minnesota’s partisan congressional delegation?
If you said buying a bridge in Stillwater (to replace the sickly cousin of our own Aerial Lift Bridge), you’d be on the right road. But a better answer is Sen. Al Franken’s second annual Minnesota delegation Hotdish-Off competition, in which he and Rep. Chip Cravaack tied for top honors on Wednesday.
“If there’s one thing that can bring a bunch of Minnesotans together, it’s hotdish,” said DFLer Franken, who served up “Mom’s Mahnomin Madness Hotdish” and congratulated Republican Cravaack on his “Minnesota Wild Strata Hotdish.”
Giving kudos to both, Democratic Sen. Amy Kobuchar said, “Thanks for working out your tied scores without a recount.”
Added GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann: “Today is a bipartisan opportunity to celebrate our great state and last week’s bipartisan success on passing the St. Croix River Crossing legislation.”
Hmm. Maybe they really are bridging the divide.
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