2018 Minnesota primary election results

2018 Minnesota primary election results

Tina Smith and Karin Housley advance in U.S. Senate race. Ilhan Omar wins Fifth District primary; Keith Ellison takes DFL race for attorney general.

Evers wins Democratic primary, will face Walker

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, file photo, Wisconsin state Superintendent Tony Evers speaks in Madison about his lifetime of experience in edu
Wisconsin state schools chief Tony Evers, a cancer survivor known for his even-keeled demeanor, won the Democratic primary for governor on Tuesday and will face Republican Gov. Scott Walker in November as he seeks a third term.

Steil, 'Iron Stache' to face off for Ryan seat in November

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FILE - In this June 2, 2016, file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Janesville, Wis.
Randy Bryce, a union ironworker known by the nickname "Iron Stache," won Tuesday's Democratic primary in the race to replace Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan in Wisconsin for a seat he's held 20 years.
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Officials unveil plan to replace Rikers with smaller jails

New York City unveiled an ambitious plan on Wednesday to replace the notorious Rikers Island jail complex with four smaller lockups located in densely populated neighborhoods, including turning an Art Deco government building that went up in lower Manhattan in 1930 into a tower for up to 1,500 inmates.
As the polls were about to open for the day at the Brian Coyle Center an election worker who wished to not be identified walked to place a flag outsid
Elections 2018 Latest news on the Minnesota primary elections
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Who's in and who's out, and where are the campaign dollars going?
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DFL candidate for governor Tim Walz held a news conference with his running mate Peggy Flanagan in the State Office Building on Wednesday.

Clashing views taking center stage in Minn. governor's race

Tim Walz and Jeff Johnson offered very different visions for leading the state a day after their primary victories.
National
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Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker.
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Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson at the DFL gubernatorial debate held at Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul on Friday.

No wrongdoing in Swanson's release of ex-aide's criminal records, judge rules

D'Andre Norman's criminal records are public data, and Swanson had no duty to protect them, a judge said.
In last weeks before primary, Pawlenty, Walz maintain money lead
Campaign Finance: Governor In last weeks before primary, Pawlenty, Walz maintain money lead
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Though neither have their party's endorsement, Republican candidate Tim Pawlenty and DFL candidate Tim Walz have raised significantly more campaign cash than their rivals in the last weeks before contested primaries.
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Expensive renovations lead to impeachment, political feud

A taste for blue suede sofas, inlaid wooden floor maps and glass countertops has led to the retirement of two West Virginia Supreme Court justices and the impeachment of three others.
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FILE -- Former CIA Director John Brennan testifies at a House Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington on May 23, 2017. President Donald Trump on

Trump yanks ex-CIA chief's clearance, hitting vocal critic

President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official.
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Mitra Nelson has won the Ward 4 race for the St. Paul City Council.

Mitra Jalali Nelson wins St. Paul City Council seat

The 32-year-old is expected to take office in September.
National
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After Brennan, 9 others face losing security clearances, too

President Donald Trump on Wednesday acted on a threat and revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, citing a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information. Brennan, who served in the Obama administration, had retained his security clearance, as is custom, but had also become an increasingly sharp critic of Trump's.
National
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FILE--In this Nov. 3, 2011, file photo, Pearl Jam's lead vocalist Eddie Vedder performs in concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Republicans are condemning a

Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.
National
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on black unemployment

President Donald Trump is taking unjustified credit for recent job gains by black Americans even as he defends himself against claims of racism.
National
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NYC regulations could take big bite out of Airbnb profits

Airbnb faces tightening regulations in New York City that could take a big bite out of its profits.
National
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The Latest: Pearl Jam unapologetic for White House poster

The Latest on a Pearl Jam concert poster that shows the White House in flames (all times local):
National
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Feds: Atlanta corruption probe could yield more indictments

After a top aide to former Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed pleaded guilty to a bribery charge Wednesday, the top federal prosecutor in Atlanta said he's expanding a corruption investigation that's already charged several high-ranking officials from Reed's administration, and he expects more indictments in the future.
Politics
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People voted at Edison High School in northeast Minneapolis on Tuesday.

Minnesota sees highest voter turnout for primary since 1994

According to the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office, 22.7 percent of eligible voters participated. In Minneapolis, the city broke a 48-year record for turnout in a midterm primary, with 93,500 voters casting ballots.
National
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US House rivals in Ohio deadlocked, but regrouping for fall

It's rare that two candidates for a coveted open congressional seat get a do-over.
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President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort

'Manafort and his lies' at heart of case, prosecution argues

Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash and later to maintain his luxurious lifestyle when his income dropped off, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday in closing arguments at the former Trump campaign chairman's financial fraud trial.
National
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Moderates are key to defeating Kobach in Kansas

With Kris Kobach as the Republican nominee for governor, Kansas Democrats may have the candidate they want.
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Georgia woman facing 'longest sentence' for leaking to media

A Georgia woman who mailed a secret U.S. report to a news organization faces the "longest sentence" ever behind bars for a federal crime involving leaks to the news media, prosecutors said in a court filing.
National
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Stocks tumble as investors fret about China's growth

Deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout in riskier assets including technology stocks, copper and crude oil Wednesday. U.S. retailers took a drubbing after Macy's reported weaker sales.
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Cuban dissident says he's been released, still faces charges

A Cuban dissident who was jailed after a car crash involving a security official says he has been released from custody but could still face charges.