Minnesota Election Guide: Where major candidates stand on the issues

Minnesota Election Guide: Where major candidates stand on the issues

With the governor's office, both U.S. senators and all eight U.S. House seats on the ballot in November, Minnesota is shaping up to be Ground Zero in a this year's high-stakes midterm elections.
If elected, Karin Housley plans to oppose Democrats’ push for single-payer health care. She says she wants to bolster protections for senior citizen
Politics

In tight race for Senate, Karin Housley sticks to convictions

9:20am
The race between Karin Housley and Tina Smith could be among a handful that determine whether Republicans maintain control of the U.S. Senate. Smith has led in fundraising, but Housley's friends and family say her ability to connect with voters and endless energy should not be underestimated.
FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, a candidate for Minnesota attorney general, addresses campaign volunteers and suppo
Politics

Keith Ellison divorce file shows no abuse allegation against him

October 17
The DFL candidate for attorney general and ex-wife opposed effort to unseal divorce records.
Republican candidate for Attorney General Doug Wardlow . ] GLEN STUBBE • glen.stubbe@startribune.com
Local

Faith leaders denounce Wardlow mailers attacking Keith Ellison

2 minutes ago
The two sides dispute who would best defend the Consitution.
Actor Samuel Jackson appears in a campaign ad for Minnesota's Angie Craig.
Celebrities

In campaign ad, Samuel L. Jackson scoops 'kitty treasure' for Angie Craig

October 17
It's one in a series of ads with Jackson doing household chores for Democratic candidates and sponsored by the national group Swing Left.
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October 3
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U.S. Sen. Tina Smith and state Sen. Karin Housley will square off in Minnesota’s first all-female U.S. Senate contest
Politics

Tina Smith, Karin Housley U.S. Senate race heats up

October 17
Candidates tangled over child care and debates.
Politics

Did the Eighth District really swing by almost 20 points?

October 17
Analysis: It's a case that highlights the challenge of polling in general, and the particular challenges of polling in some states.