CLOSE What history has shown us about contested elections and peaceful transitions of power. USA TODAYPresident Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden swooped into the unlikely battleground of Minnesota on Friday for dueling campaign events in which each argued he was the better choice to spur the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.Trump told supporters at a rally in the northern part of the state that tariffs he slapped on foreign steel and other executive actions he took helped save jobs in Minnesota’s iron-ore mining industry. Biden, he said, spent decades as a senator and vice president sending U.S. jobs overseas.”If Biden wins, China wins,” Trump said at Bemidji Regional Airport.A few hours earlier, Biden toured the Jerry Alander Carpenter Training Center in Hermantown, a suburb of Duluth, and called again for a $15 per hour minimum wage. He vowed to strengthen “buy American” requirements for federal contracting.Biden has proposed to spend $400 billion during his first term to buy American products. He proposed to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure, and to retrofit 4 million buildings and 2 million homes to make them more energy efficient, which he said would create millions of jobs.Biden said he would pay for his plan by repealing the Trump tax cut for


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