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As the Russia controversy roils the White House and prompts open concern from leading Republicans, it's not hard to find new signs of voter uncertainty.
The versions that come out in August will not comply with the Real ID Act that Congress passed more than a decade ago to improve security after Sept. 11.
Mohamud Noor hopes to maintain Somali-American voice at the State Capitol, but he's got plenty of company.
Sanders called Ellison, running for Minnesota attorney general, a "personal friend" and "vigorous fighter."
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan visited several Twin Cities businesses Monday, touting tax cuts and technical careers while also talking up the chances of two fellow Republicans facing competitive congressional races this year.
But state official defends the legislation, saying the overhaul wasn't intended to fully fix the system.
Once a DFL stronghold, the region reveals party divide in race for open seat.
A recent round of updates has helped, but some holes in the system persist.
The Republican-endorsed candidate for state House in a western Hennepin County district declared bankruptcy in 2010 with more than $1 million in liabilities and a…
Attorney General Lori Swanson joined other states to sue the Trump administration.
President Donald Trump hailed the impact of his deregulatory policies and steel tariffs Wednesday, and predicted he would win Minnesota when he runs for re-election in two years.
Democrats have to gain 11 seats to flip control of the Republican-led House.
Centralized site features hundreds of regional and state parks and trails.
Legislature appropriated about $33 million less to the project than was sought.
The president's June 20 rally in Duluth will come just under two months before Minnesota holds its primary election.
Days after getting the party's endorsement, first-time candidate Matt Pelikan once again was battling, this time a crowded field led by U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison.
He was one of six DFLers who filed to run for the office Tuesday. "I didn't know so many people would go in," he said.
With Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson running for governor, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison filed to run for the AG's office. Mike Hatch, who served two terms as attorney general, also filed his candidacy for his old job.
DFLers also endorsed Julie Blaha for auditor Sunday.
Swanson did not immediately reveal whether she plans to run in the DFL primary in August against party endorsee Matt Pelikan.
At dueling political conventions the same weekend, Minnesota Republicans and DFLers gathered to endorse candidates for what promises to be the most significant election cycle in the state in decades.
Without action, public employee pension funds in Minnesota would have eventually run short.
They are running against GOP state Rep. Jeff Howe.
Peppin resigning House seat, will take a job with the Minnesota Rural Electric Association.
He's banking on the Republican Party convention nod this weekend in Duluth, with former Gov. Tim Pawlenty skipping for primary.
Central Minnesota race will decide control of the chamber by one seat.
Rape survivors, hotel staff, athletic trainers and motorcyclists are among the Minnesotans who will be affected by this legislative session. Although Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed…
Republicans who crafted measures say vetoes have major consequences for Minnesotans.
Zarina Baber is also a health care advocate, and she calls for greater unity.
Minnesota lawmakers adjourned late Sunday after finalizing a handful of tax and spending measures, but with little chance they'd have much to show for three months of work as Gov. Mark Dayton vowed to veto most of their major efforts.
They have not reached an agreement on "emergency" school funding and a tax bill.
He will skip the party's convention and focus on the August primary. Three other candidates are seeking the endorsement at the party's convention in June.
The Senate approved increasing punishment to a gross misdemeanor.
Governor and legislative leaders will meet Tuesday, with the session adjournment deadline looming
Red Lake Nation member is a retired Marine Corps intelligence officer.
Gov. Dayton is focusing on schools during his final end-of-session push.
It sets up a showdown with Gov. Mark Dayton in session's final days.
The GOP is turning to an obscure state entity that gets its money from the State Lottery to borrow as much as $100 million for public works projects.
Dayton said the protests are a "nonproblem" and lawmakers should focus on other issues.
Gun control advocates said they are too little too late.
Carol Molnau, who served two terms as Tim Pawlenty's lieutenant governor, is backing Jeff Johnson for governor over her former boss.
Sen. Karin Housley said they will take up the issue next year after business groups, others raise concerns.
The public works proposal includes a number of local projects, but is just over half what Gov. Mark Dayton wants to spend on infrastructure.
Blocking freeways or damaging pipelines could lead to stiffer penalties.
Gov. Dayton said legislators should have gun debates on the floor so people know where they stand.
House staffers are adding a hotline for harassment and discrimination complaints.
Gov. Dayton said there should be a "strong fiscal cushion" for the stadium.
Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Thissen, a lawyer and a state representative from Minneapolis, to the state's high court.
As progressives turn to cities for action on divisive issues, GOP legislators have introduced more than 50 bills to block the local rules.
None won endorsement; most say they'll pursue individual primary bids.
House Republicans said they expect to pass bill.
In the Eighth District, a candidate was not able to emerge from the pack vying for party nod for Rep. Rick Nolan's seat.
Legislators want private vendors to handle future IT projects.
Children would be placed with family members instead of in foster care.
State officials are still struggling to respond to the onslaught of calls from people with questions about driver's licenses, tabs and vehicle registration.
Debates on issue will likely obscure others in final six weeks.
Legislator, attorneys say Minnesota laws on license suspensions amounts to criminalizing poverty.
The $50 million plan did not include gun restrictions, which DFL lawmakers say is a vital component to making schools safer.
Rep. Mary Franson said she did not mean for the two posts to be connected.
Minneapolis and St. Paul use ranked voting. Other cities are looking into it.
But the GOP chairman of the Senate Public Safety Committee said the likelihood that any gun restrictions will get votes this legislative session is "getting narrower."
State's vehicle registration system still won't be fully functional even with fix.
Lawmakers want to prevent cities from disarming officers.
Minnesotans now just head to other states to buy the big ones, some say.
Business interests and the teachers union also spent a lot to influence officials.
Bills to fix vehicle licensing system are now headed to conference committee.
It would reverse some of the tax cuts legislators added last year, while retooling state tax code after federal changes.
Dayton says Homeland Security may be flexible.
Proposal under consideration at Capitol would let offenders petition court after 10 years to restore their license.
He also called for more state spending on education, public works infrastructure and school safety, saying he wants to leave the state in better financial condition than he found in 2011.
Medical Assistance recipients who are not working, job hunting or volunteering could lose their benefits under a measure Minnesota legislators proposed Monday.Republicans in the House…
The four legislators, who represent areas where there is strong support for gun rights, said the stories of high school students compelled them to push the measures.
Opponent says the measure would block access to more data than the author intended.
About 20 other states have passed similar laws to block impostors.
Gov. Dayton has said he would support the idea, but lawmakers have seen little progress on other gun control bills this session.
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