Former President Donald Trump speaks at the state Republican Party's annual Lincoln Reagan fundraising dinner Friday in St. Paul.

Donald Trump talks inflation, Iron Dome, Biden and bacon at Minn. GOP dinner

Speaking to donors, leaders and activists, the former president repeatedly ripped Joe Biden and promised to fight to turn Minnesota red for the first time since 1972.
Demonstrators take part in an anti-Trump protest Friday outside the St. Paul RiverCentre in St. Paul.
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Protesters gather outside the GOP dinner to take issue with Trump

May 17
The former president's visit also drew supporters outside RiverCentre.
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President Donald Trump and his son Barron waved as they boarded Air Force One in Morristown, N.J., in 2020.
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A busy day ahead for Trump: First his son's graduation in Florida, then dinner with state Republicans in St. Paul

May 17
Here's a breakdown of what's expected to be a full day for the former president.
President Donald Trump and U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber at a 2018 campaign rally in Duluth. Rep. Tom Emmer is behind Stauber.
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Will Trump be a lifeline or liability for Minnesota Republicans?

May 17
"I think Republicans are going to have a good year," Minnesota GOP chairman David Hann said.
Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump is scheduled to headline the Republican Party of Minnesota’s annual fundraising
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Trump says Minneapolis would have burned down without him

May 16
Trump's comments in a pair of interviews included his false claims that he won Minnesota in 2020 when he lost to President Joe Biden by about 7 percentage points.
Retired Navy commander and business executive Joe Fraser is seeking the state Republican party endorsement this weekend to challenge DFL Sen. Amy Klob
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Political newcomer Joe Fraser seeks to oust Sen. Amy Klobuchar

May 15
He raised a fraction of what the incumbent Democrat collected in the latest quarter. Does he stand a chance?
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Heather Edelson wins District 6 seat on Hennepin County Board in special election

May 15
Edelson, a state representative, won 54% of the vote to defeat businesswoman Marisa Simonetti.
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