2012 election

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Moving Day At The Capitol Brings Mixed Emotions

Just three weeks after Election Day, its moving day. Democrats are taking over spacious state Capitol offices, and taking on the new Majority.

11/26/2012

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Ballot Hand Counts End In Mpls.

The hand counting of ballots from three Minneapolis precincts has wrapped up after technical printing errors caused some ballots to be un-scannable.

11/09/2012

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Good Question: Why Do We Have The Electoral College?

When you vote tomorrow and fill in that oval for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama, you won’t really be voting for the president.

11/05/2012

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Tips On How To Successfully Cast Your Ballot

More than 3 million Minnesotans are expected to vote in Tuesday’s election. Minnesota is proud to lead the nation in voter turnout.

11/05/2012

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Marriage Amendment Volunteers Down To The Wire

The Marriage Amendment vote will be a closely watched race on Election Tuesday.

11/05/2012

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GOP’s Kline Faces Tougher Race In Minn.’s 2nd

Republican John Kline hasn’t had a tough election in a while. He’s campaigning harder now that a new political map took away some of his most reliable supporters and added several Democratic-leaning areas to his southern suburban Twin Cities district.

10/07/2012

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5 Things To Know: Minnesota’s Tuesday Primary

A few key things worth knowing about Minnesota’s primary election Tuesday.

08/13/2012

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Making The Grade

Mitt Romney recently gave President Barack Obama and F on foreign policy. This from the guy who said he would not go in to Pakistan to get bin Laden, the very place bin Laden was […]

06/05/2012

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Obama’s Kill List

News broke on Monday of what is being called “Obama’s kill list” of terrorists targeted in drone attacks around the globe. President Obama is playing the final role of decider in the Pentagon’s campaign to […]

06/05/2012

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Opinion: TGIO: Thank God It’s Over

On Tuesday night, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney officially became the Republican Party’s presidential nominee to contest the incumbent, President Barack Obama, in 2012. We have known for some time that Romney was going to […]

06/05/2012

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Opinion: Revisiting Obama’s Rev. Wright Controversy

Many believe that President Barack Obama’s past connection to Reverend Jeremiah Wright – and the influence the reverend may have had on the president’s way of thinking – should be dropped from presidential campaign discussions […]

06/05/2012

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Opinion: The Rebirth Of The Birthers Aborted By Romney

There have been several controversies surrounding President Barack Obama in recent days that should have given “the right” and Mitt Romney, the presumptive GOP presidential candidate, opportunities to put Obama in a negative light. Yet, […]

05/24/2012

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Message From WCCO-TV’s VP & General Manager

Beginning now through Election Day 2012 you may be exposed to numerous political campaign commercials purchased on all the major media outlets in the Twin Cities.

02/22/2012

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AP Fact Check On GOP Debate: Bachmann Right

When Michele Bachmann accused Newt Gingrich in the latest Republican debate of once supporting a cap-and-trade program to curb global warming, he huffily denied it and told her she should get her facts straight.

12/12/2011

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Candidates Turn Up Heat In Iowa, NH This Week

The presidential nominating contests start in 21 days, and the Republican candidates are turning up the heat in Iowa and New Hampshire this week.

12/12/2011

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