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United States

29 October 2008

Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho — Democratic candidate Walt Minnick leads Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Sali by a seven-to-five margin in one of the most telling polls of Idaho's 1st Congressional District race: a tally of the two rivals' personal firearms. In Idaho, gun ownership — especially in tight elections - can be a way for candidates to communicate shared values with residents, many of whom hunted before they could watch PG-13 movies. Minnick owns seven guns: three pistols, a... (

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