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2010 Election

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Minn. 2010 Campaign Reports Due

The victors are known. Now the benefactors will be, too.

02/01/2011

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Dayton Taps Franken Recount Veterans In Minn. Race

ST. PAUL (AP) – Democrat Mark Dayton has tapped two veterans of Sen. Al Franken’s 2008 recount as he prepares for a recount in the governor’s race. His unofficial lead over Republican Tom Emmer is […]

11/04/2010

Hussein Samatar thanked his many supporters Tuesday night at his victory celebration in south Minneapolis. He will represent District 3 on the Minneapolis School Board.

First Somali Immigrant Elected To MN Public Office

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis School Board election produced the first Somali immigrant elected to public office in Minnesota and possibly the United States. Hussein Samatar thanked his many supporters Tuesday night at his victory […]

CBS Minnesota–11/03/2010

(credit: Chip Cravaack)

Cravaack: From Political Unknown To Hot Commodity

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chip Cravaack went from being a political novice to a giant killer. The retired Naval Reserve and Northwest Airlines pilot defeated the longest-serving congressman in Minnesota history early Wednesday, edging out Democratic […]

CBS Minnesota–11/03/2010

Republican Tom Emmer, Democrat Mark Dayton (credit: CBS)

Familiar To Minnesota: Recount Looms In Gov. Race

ST. PAUL (AP) — Minnesota’s too-close-to-call governor’s race was headed down an unpleasantly familiar road Wednesday, with both parties girding for months of battle certain to test the patience of voters still weary from the […]

CBS Minnesota–11/03/2010

Republican Tom Emmer, Democrat Mark Dayton (credit: CBS)

Dayton: Not Declaring Victory In Gov.’s Race

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democrat Mark Dayton says he’s not declaring victory in the Minnesota governor’s race. Dayton holds a 9,000-vote lead over Republican Tom Emmer, but the race appears headed for an automatic recount. Dayton […]

CBS Minnesota–11/03/2010

(Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Esme Blog: Late Night At Dayton HQ

For much of the evening, it looked like Mark Dayton had a sizeable lead. But then after an error by Hennepin County was corrected, Mark Dayton’s lead was down to 1 percent.

11/03/2010