National political stars descend on closely fought Minnesota

Paul Ryan, Marco Rubio among GOP stars visiting to boost House candidates.
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Attorney general candidates: Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (left) and Republican Doug Wardlow
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Attorney general candidates: Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (left) and Republican Doug Wardlow
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Wardlow now leads Ellison in attorney general's race

Republican gained ground since last month's poll; about one in six Minnesota voters still undecided.
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Fourth-quarter spurt carries Wolves past Pacers

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Scoggins: Zimmer, Vikings defense in for a rude wake-up call with Brees

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Former Gophers softball pitcher healthy again after severe illness

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