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And the hits (literally) keep on coming:

Minnesota state Representative Sarah Anderson was assaulted after spotting a man destroying Republican yard signs.

"It was just insane. He was charging at me, saying, ‘Why don't you go kill yourself?'" Anderson told the Washington Free Beacon. "To have someone physically coming after you and attacking you is just disheartening."

First-time state representative candidate Shane Mekeland suffered a concussion after being sucker-punched while speaking with constituents at a restaurant in Benton County.

Mekeland told the Free Beacon he has suffered memory loss—forgetting Rep. Anderson's name at one point in the interview—and doctors tell him he will have a four-to-six week recovery time ahead of him. He said he was cold cocked while sitting at a high top table at a local eatery and hit his head on the floor.

"I was so overtaken by surprise and shock and if this is the new norm, this is not what I signed up for," he said.

The MN GOP is drawing a direct line from the Democrat staffers' Facebook post to the assaults of the Republican candidates.