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Speaking in Denver to state Democratic Party chairs, Ellison said the DNC job is more important than his seat in Congress, though he continued to insist that he could do both.
The Fifth District congressman says economic populism belongs at core of party's message. But his campaign is facing stiff resistance, including from the White House.
Kevin McLaughlin, deputy executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, essentially had one charge: Keep the upper chamber in Republican hands.
Minneapolis Democrat says turnout is key going forward.
He's expected to decide Monday whether or not to seek the chairmanship.
The battle for Minnesota's northeastern congressional district could come down to mere thousands of votes in what is expected to be among the state's closest U.S. House races.
In the critical final 100 hours of the campaign, thousands turned out to hear Trump at the airport as Clinton campaigned in Ohio and supporters in Minnesota got a boost from Sen. Al Franken and U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum.
New economy tests party loyalties in 8th District.
Rep. Tim Walz would revisit it, while challenger Jim Hagedorn would repeal it.
A majority in the Star Tribune Minnesota Poll also say recent leaks of her paid speeches and hacked e-mails are damaging to her presidential bid.
Statewide, 47 percent of those polled think Trump was wrong to question the legitimacy of the U.S. election system, and the divide is widened by geography.
WASHINGTON – It seems that GOP presidential nominee Donald J. Trump has very few comrades among Republicans in Minnesota. Two weeks after a 2005…
The intense spending highlights that both sides believe the northern Minnesota district is winnable and could become critical in the battle for U.S. House control.
Obama says they need more people like the Minnetonka DFLer in Congress
The former "Saturday Night Live" star has visited nine states this year in an all-out effort to help Clinton get elected, raising money and campaigning in places like New Hampshire, Wisconsin and Los Angeles.
President Obama has a guy who pierces the stressful bubble he inhabits every day. He's constantly at the president's side quietly doing whatever is needed: write a few remarks, lighten the mood with a baseball update or even play a round of golf on the weekend.
Some admonish him for not releasing returns, but others call it a nonissue.
Klobuchar, Franken plan to join veto override on Saudi bill.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and GOP challenger Stewart Mills engaged in a spirited debate Monday in Duluth over health care, energy, higher-education reform and…
Minnesota Poll: She holds a commanding margin in Twin Cities; he has the edge in outlying suburbs and outstate.
WASHINGTON – Usually, an individual person does not inspire a member of Congress to propose federal legislation. But when Marti Priest called the office…
Former players seek research, protections and NHL recognition of links between sports and brain injury.
Stung by the loss of blue-collar jobs, Nolan's northern Minnesota congressional district is a hotbed of Trump support, even among some Democrats.
Among the more than 2,000 who made homes in Minnesota in fiscal 2016, almost 1,100 were Somalis, with 25 from Syria.
The first-term Minnesota congressman is among the few to openly support Trump, highlighting the anxiety many in Congress are feeling.
The former Minnesota Republican faces uncertainty as to whether he will be part of any federal inquiry into the lobbying.
State voters' unease about the trustworthiness of the presidential frontrunners looms large at a pivotal time in the race, according to the latest Minnesota Poll.
Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar both rank in the top 10 most popular senators in the high chamber, according to a poll by Morning Consult.
WASHINGTON – The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe has been interested in installing solar panels on the reservation — which has soaring northern sun…
It appeared the justices want to clear up the Fourth Amendment argument against unreasonable searches.
The ruling in the case to be heard Wednesday could touch thousands of the state's motorists each year in DWI stops, attorneys say.
The 17 delegates pledged to Marco Rubio will wield enormous power in deciding whether GOP front-runners Donald Trump or Texas Sen. Ted Cruz lock up the party nomination.
The Minnetonka senator's team is planning to launch her campaign Saturday at the local Senate convention.
Classified 28-page document would shed more light on who backed the terrorists and their attacks on the U.S.
The U.S. Senate vote to buttress security at the nation's airports comes as the Twin Cities airport is still reeling from long waits in March for screening.
The Leech Lake Reservation school gained national attention for poor conditions.
Travel paid by interest groups is legal, but some call it peddling influence.
WASHINGTON – Republican Stewart Mills III has cut his hair short. He has sold his family’s successful home improvement and outdoor retailer. And now…
The historic trip will help efforts to lift the trade embargo, they say.
President Obama and 40 members of Congress visited Havana this week.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison has taken his liberal-leaning viewpoint — oft touted on cable television and seen in Twin Cities media outlets —…
With increased passenger traffic and a short supply of security screeners, stress levels are climbing.
The Minnesotans in Congress were invited as part of an aggressive push on Capitol Hill to get Congress to lift the Cuban trade embargo.
Donald Trump's surging candidacy is causing angst in many GOP congressional districts as the brash billionaire's rhetoric risks alienating affluent conservative suburban voters.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar said federal officials have not caught up with the security screener hiring they are authorized to do.
Many fellow GOPers support trade pact that's unpopular on Iron Range.
Panel of scholars calls holdup unconscionable.
Dayton asked president for help as Iron Range hardship continues.
Republican works to lift embargo in visit to Florida, heart of U.S. Cuban community.
Anti-Muslim fears add new tension in national races.
WASHINGTON – For 96-year-old Betty Wall Strohfus, the barrier to Arlington National Cemetery represents just one more battle in her lifetime push for gender…
Governor, two senators stressed importance of nonstop flight to state's economy.
Embattled administrator likely to keep St. Paul post after appeal of reassignment to Arizona.
Norway has been without an ambassador for more than 800 days and Sweden tops 400 days without a U.S. representative.
Hillary Clinton has a 34-point lead over Bernie Sanders, but she faces challenges from two top Republicans for Minnesotans' support in the general election.
Democratic presidential candidate is touting her own student debt plan.
Minnesota Republican says trade embargo should end.
The president's executive orders also were met by a muted response from many in the Twin Cities gun industry and advocates who said it differed little from existing law.
State's medical device firms see tax suspension as a win.
Democrats around the country have high hopes the new effort will lead to more victories in nonpresidential elections.
The presidential candidate speaks Tuesday in Minneapolis as state wrestles with terrorism recruitment, radicalization.
WASHINGTON – Republican U.S. Rep. John Kline has spent the last few years trying to broker the rarest of deals in Washington, a bipartisan…
The plan, which she calls the "Manufacturing Renaissance Tax Credit" builds on an existing tax provision called the New Markets tax credit, popular on Capitol Hill.
WASHINGTON – Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan is forging two paths on behalf of the American steel industry. The first — and arguably the…
As rhetoric heats up, phones ring off hook at groups that can assist Syrian refugees.
Candidates have already poured $2 million into race.
The letter went out a day after GOP-controlled House voted to tighten restrictions on refugees.
Kim Graves sent to another state after investigation.
He refers to Paris attack, says politicians are 'stuck' over authorization of force.
Administrator Kimberly Graves was being investigated for using her position for personal gain.
The former Mpls. mayor picked a fight with the DNC over lack of debates.
Minnesota is likely to be among the ripest targets for the Bernie Sanders campaign to sap Hillary Clinton's momentum when presidential primaries and caucuses get started
Minnesota's elder statesman rejoins 39th president in spirited celebration
WASHINGTON – Walter Mondale successfully threaded a brand of Hubert Humphrey liberalism into the fabric of national politics in the 1970s and ’80s, leveraging…
WASHINGTON – There is a good news story out of Minnesota amid the Wild West nature of national campaign finance: A Hugo father of…
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