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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.
The Minnesota Democrat, in seeking Facebook CEO's testimony, says she wants assurances that user data is safe.
WASHINGTON – As electrical systems age and decline in northwestern Minnesota, Runestone Electric Association is preparing to upgrade 180 miles of line and build…
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer is sponsoring legislation to expand access to mental health services for farmers. “Farmers in Minnesota and across America…
Paulsen's January appointment to the U.S. Joint Economic Committee by House Speaker Paul Ryan raises his profile in what promises to be a tough election year.
Metsa is latest DFLer to get into race to defend northeastern Minnesota swing seat held by retiring U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan
Lawsuit challenges Minnesota's restriction on voters wearing political messages to polling places on First Amendment grounds.
He says it's time to "give something back to my family."
A former state representative from Crosby, Radinovich had recently shifted into Minneapolis politics by working with Frey
Trump administration pitches zeroing out federal heating assistance, used by 126,000 Minnesota households.
Unexpected retirement leaves a hotly contested swing district wide open.
The Democratic congressman who represents northern Minnesota said it's time "to pass the baton."
Republicans Emmer, Lewis joined by Democrats Walz, Ellison and Peterson in voting against two-year federal budget plan
Support by Coleman, who once held seat up in November special election, suggests GOP establishment consolidating behind Housley
DFLer Angie Craig wants rematch with Lewis, but challenger Jeff Erdmann suggests he'd appeal more to middle, working-class voters
Senator's tenure as a Planned Parenthood executive is a lightning rod for critics.
Smith, other lawmakers from state express frustration.
Half of Minnesota residents are very or somewhat concerned about Russian interference in U.S. elections, but there's less certainty around the question of whether people connected to President Donald Trump engaged in improper coordination.
Peterson is worried about GOP attempts to cut food assistance, crop insurance.
She stood at the front of the Senate chamber alongside Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, also a Democrat, as Vice President Mike Pence administered their oaths of office.
Minnesota's ascendant senator, who will be sworn in Wednesday, also begins her campaign.
She'll be learning Senate ropes even as she dives into campaign mode.
DFLer Lori Swanson says FCC's net neutrality rules repeal bad for consumers.
Reciprocity bill passed the U.S. House but draws ire of some in law enforcement.
WASHINGTON – Members of the public, says Sen. Amy Klobuchar, would sometimes mistake her for the wife of Sen. Al Franken. For Klobuchar, the…
The state's businesses stand to get large tax cuts, while limits on deductions for state and local taxes could pinch individuals and families who itemize.
WASHINGTON – The stream of calls for U.S. Sen. Al Franken to resign on Wednesday drowned out some important news for Minnesotans. The U.S.…
WASHINGTON – Sen. Al Franken’s decision to quit the U.S. Senate leaves Minnesota suddenly without its most high-profile politician, a feisty Democratic brawler who…
Now that Sen. Al Franken has announced he will resign in the coming weeks, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is facing a high-pressure decision over appointing a replacement.
The Minnesota senator, who called the latest anonymous accusation "preposterous," is set to speak about his future. It comes after Democratic leaders united Wednesday to tell him it was time to go.
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