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It culminates a lengthy bipartisan effort to provide more federal oversight of how young people are treated in their first interactions with the system.
Minn. senator worries about children in detention.
Minnesota House Republican leaders hope the new governor will forge productive relationship with president.
The U.S. House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed the final version of the farm bill that dictates most of the country's agricultural and food programs for the next five years.
Most of the $72 million spent on key races came from outside Minnesota. Advocacy and political organizations spent more than $43 million trying to flip key competitive congressional seats in the Twin Cities suburbs, southern Minnesota and the Iron Range.
It hasn't been a month since Election Day, but Democrats are starting to search for an opponent to President Donald Trump in two years.
Sixth District congressman has ascended rapidly in national politics since 2015.
Minnesota's five new representatives are replacing members with 42 years of accumulated seniority and several influential committee assignments. "The more seniority you have, the bigger difference you're able to make," said retiring Rep. Rick Nolan.
Republican Jim Hagedorn narrowly defeated Democrat Dan Feehan in southern Minnesota's First Congressional District, declaring victory Wednesday morning after a close race that saw the…
Republican Jim Hagedorn was elected to Congress in southern Minnesota’s First District, defeating the DFL’s Dan Feehan in a fiercely contested race that was closely…
Longtime U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson on Tuesday won re-election over Republican Dave Hughes to represent a largely rural and right-of-center district that blankets much of…
Craig defeated the freshman congressman in the Second Congressional District after losing to him two years ago.
Rivals for U.S. Senate tackle tax cuts, health care, immigration.
Campaign 2018: GOP candidate is touting his work on the bill despite a mixed verdict in national polls.
Race for Minnesota's Seventh District not as hot as other Minnesota congressional contest, but strong Trump support leaves opening for GOP.
WASHINGTON – Even as she runs for a third term this year in Minnesota, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has been spreading donations to Democratic…
In southern Minnesota's First District, Dan Feehan is the target of new ads.
Jason Lewis touts tax cuts and Angie Craig warns of entitlement cuts to pay for deficit reduction during their debate in Rosemount.
Poll finds support among 57% of men and 42% of women.
Minnesota sees more than $29M in political group cash for four House races that will help determine which party controls Congress next year.
It's one in a series of ads with Jackson doing household chores for Democratic candidates and sponsored by the national group Swing Left.
After a dozen years in the Senate, Klobuchar played part in the Brett Kavanaugh drama that pushed her further into the Washington spotlight.
Accuracy of allegations called into question.
Republicans muster slim majority to move to final debate on Kavanaugh nomination; Minnesota Democrats oppose.
Republicans charge hypocrisy in Democratic critiques of Brett Kavanaugh as Keith Ellison faces abuse allegation, which he denies.
State is at the epicenter of battle for control of Congress, with the Second and Third Districts under extreme focus.
Minnesota Democrat criticizes quick push to confirm Kavanaugh as "not normal," asks Republicans what they're hiding.
"You're asking about a blackout — I don't know, have you?" Kavanaugh retorted, as viewers in an overflow room gasped and groaned.
But Republican and northern Minnesota voters still give him high marks.
In the Seventh, longtime Democrat is facing a challenge from the right.
She cited an article he wrote for the Minnesota Law Review to question his views on presidential power.
Some secretaries of state question audit requirements.
Rival Jason Lewis still has more name recognition.
National Organization for Women calls for him to drop out of race for the Minnesota attorney general's race, while top DFL leaders say they still back him.
DNC Chairman Tom Perez told reporters while he was campaigning in Georgia that the party is "absolutely taking a careful look."
The Fifth District, which includes all of Minneapolis and several of its neighboring suburbs, has a long history of voting heavily Democratic.
The alleged incident between Keith Ellison and Karen Monahan came to light Saturday night after her son posted about it on Facebook. Ellison responded Sunday in a statement.
Tuesday's DFL primary winner is the prohibitive favorite to succeed Rep. Keith Ellison in Washington.
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith and her four opponents took the stage together for the first time, voicing support for farmers struggling with reduced commodities prices and a trade war.
CNN has aired reports about sexist comments he made as a talk-show host.
5th District hopefuls point out differences in debate.
President Donald Trump signed the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act last week.
More than 60 House members launched a Medicare for All caucus last week in Washington. The issue offers fodder for Republican ads.
Minnesota's candidates are in some of the most competitive races in the country, raising at least $14 million so far, according to federal election filings.
Minnesota's three GOP congressmen respond — or not — to summit.
Erik Paulsen, a Republican, called Trump's performance "embarrassing."
U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen used the first TV ad of his re-election campaign to highlight how he went against President Donald Trump in his opposition to mining in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Minnesota's two U.S. senators are joining their fellow Democrats in raising concerns about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, even as Republicans urge a quick confirmation for President Donald Trump's high court pick.
Rep. Collin Peterson says he's out of the loop after a falling-out over GOP food-stamp policy.
The suddenly-open slot has sparked a debate over how much and what kind of experience matters in a politically volatile era in which many party activists are looking, most of all, for a fighter.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the panel that will get the first chance to vet the nominee.
Secretary of State Simon urges U.S. senators to stay "ahead of the bad guys."
Painter's video is drawing a lot of attention on social media, with reactions spanning praise to befuddlement.
Smith is sponsoring a Senate measure to codify a land exchange to make way for PolyMet Mining's long-in-the-works project.
WASHINGTON – State Sen. Bobby Joe Champion on Monday suspended his campaign to succeed U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison in Congress, pleading with fellow DFLers…
The party announced the special convention, set for June 17 in Minneapolis, giving the hopefuls just over a week to win over activists and donors.
Paulsen, Emmer, Lewis all have different response.
Swanson did not immediately reveal whether she plans to run in the DFL primary in August against party endorsee Matt Pelikan.
The Minnesota Republican is advocating changes to federal law that would favor rehabilitation over imprisonment for first-time, nonviolent offenders — particularly juveniles — and reduce exploding incarceration budgets.
Smith and Sen. Patty Murray denounced the proposal to bar Planned Parenthood from receiving federal family planning money.
The New York senator defended her decision at a forum on women in politics.
The Minnesota Republican joined a group of 20 fellow Republicans in defiance of House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Conservative House members joined Democrats in rejecting the nearly $870 billion bill.
The VA Mission Act, a major overhaul of veterans health care, passed 347-70 with no Republicans voting against it.
It's aimed at increasing outreach to rural communities and small towns.
He is joining a bipartisan effort to encourage states to pass laws that let law enforcement take firearms from people determined to be a danger to themselves or others.
Gov. Mark Dayton and state lawmakers finally approved a process last year to get Minnesota in full compliance, and the state will start issuing REAL ID-compliant licenses this October.
DFL's inability to endorse seen as aiding Pete Stauber's chances.
The first-term Republican spent more on taxpayer-funded mass mailing and communications last year than any other member of the Minnesota delegation.
Legislation a response to privacy breaches, election disruption revelations.
Congressional seat held by Democrat Rick Nolan is a top target for Republicans.
Klobuchar suggested a rule that would require Facebook to notify its users of a breach within 72 hours.
As Congress prepares to return from its spring recess, Peterson questioned whether a new farm bill will even be in place before the old one expires on Sept. 30.
Battling President Trump both in Congress and as a national party leader, he's considered changing political jobs as well.
Students from many backgrounds joined together as 800,000 rallied for stricter gun control as part of the March for Our Lives event.
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