CNN BREAKING NEWS
Mondale to Take Wellstone's Place on Minnesota Ballot
Aired October 27, 2002 - 08:39 ET
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RENAY SAN MIGUEL, CNN ANCHOR: We have breaking news to tell you about. CNN has confirmed that former vice president and former Minnesota Senator Walter Mondale has indeed become the official choice of the Democratic Party in Minnesota to take the place of the late Senator Paul Wellstone on the ballot there. As we've been telling you all morning long, Wellstone, his wife, a daughter and some other staff members died in a plane crash on Friday. Now CNN has confirmed, once again, that the official choice for Democratic Party in Minnesota to take the place of Paul Wellstone on that ballot will be former Vice President Walter Mondale. We'll get more information to you as soon as it is available.
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