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SCSU Survey: Klobuchar Holds Large Lead Over Bills

A new survey from St. Cloud State University found that Sen. Amy Klobuchar has a large and probably insurmountable lead over Republican challenger Kurt Bills.

10/29/2012

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Marriage Amendment Foes Plan Major U Of M Rally

The campaign working to defeat the constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage is holding a major rally at the University of Minnesota to kick off its get-out-the-vote efforts.

10/29/2012

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Bills’ Ad Accuses Klobuchar Of Shielding Tom Petters

A new television ad from Republican US Sen. candidate Kurt Bills is making waves. It claims incumbent Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar covered up evidence of massive fraud by convicted swindler Tom Petters.

10/26/2012

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Esme’s Blog: Kurt Bills Ad Slammed

During last night’s Vikings game, Kurt Bills ran an ad claiming Amy Klobuchar covered up for Tom Petters and failed to prosecute him while she was Hennepin County Attorney.

10/26/2012

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Bills Questions Klobuchar Handling Of Old Case

Republican Kurt Bills on Monday questioned Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s handling of a case during her days as Hennepin County prosecutor.

10/22/2012

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Bills Lags Klobuchar On Minn. Senate Money Front

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar had a 70-to-1 cash advantage over Republican challenger Kurt Bills as their low-visibility race reached its final month.

10/18/2012

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Minn. Senate Bid Struggling, Bills Looks For hope

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills is taking positive signs where he can get them as he struggles for support in a race he’s given little chance of winning.

10/16/2012

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Klobuchar Enters Final Stretch With Almost $5M

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar is expected to have a commanding financial advantage for the final weeks of her re-election campaign against Republican Kurt Bills.

10/12/2012

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Bills Aiming To Raise The Heat On Klobuchar

Republican US Sen. candidate Kurt Bills raised the heat level on incumbent Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, saying she is the kind of politician who “protects their posterior instead of prosperity.”

10/10/2012

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Minnesota Lawmakers Offer Condolences After Shooting

Gov. Mark Dayton is among those offering condolences in the wake of the fatal workplace shooting in Minneapolis. Dayton issued a statement in which he said there was no place for the senseless violence anywhere in Minnesota.

09/28/2012

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Klobuchar Readies First TV Ad Of Minn. Senate Race

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar has put down money for the first TV commercial of what’s been an unusually quiet U.S. Senate campaign.

09/26/2012

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Klobuchar Pays DNC Visit To Iowa Activists

Sen. Amy Klobuchar made time at the Democratic National Convention to speak to a breakfast meeting of the Iowa delegation, a regular stop for politicians with presidential ambitions.

09/05/2012

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Klobuchar, Bills Jab Each Other In Feisty Debate

U.S. Senate candidates Amy Klobuchar and Kurt Bills met for the first wide-ranging debate of the campaign Thursday, a lively Minnesota State Fair exchange that showcased deep policy differences between the candidates and no reluctance from either to fling tough rhetoric.

08/30/2012

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Metro Transit Introduces Next-Generation Hybrid Buses At State Fair

The next generation of hybrid-electric public transit buses was unveiled on Day 2 of the Minnesota State Fair on Friday. According to Metro Transit officials, two new hybrid-electric buses will operate on routes serving the heart of downtown Minneapolis and surrounding communities. They were funded by a $1.2 million federal grant and were built in-state.

08/24/2012

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Officials Push For More Lewis And Clark Funding

Officials including members of Congress are pushing the Bureau of Reclamation’s top official to endorse more funding for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa.

08/21/2012

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Minn. Army Officer Fighting Cancer Honored By Joint Chiefs Chairman

Eighteen years in the U.S. Army earned Lt. Col. Mark Weber a chest full of medals and military commendations, from airborne wings to foreign engagement ribbons.

08/16/2012

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Quist Over Parry In Minnesota’s 1st District

Former state Rep. Allen Quist made a political comeback Tuesday, beating state Sen. Mike Parry in the Republican primary to challenge U.S. Rep. Tim Walz in southern Minnesota.

08/14/2012

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Bills Wins GOP Senate Primary, Will Face Klobuchar

Republican Kurt Bills has won his party’s primary for the U.S. Senate.

08/14/2012

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Incumbent Klobuchar Easily Wins DFL Senate Primary

Sen. Amy Klobuchar has easily won her Democratic primary as she looks for a second term in Washington.

08/14/2012

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Bills, Klobuchar Spar Over Senate’s Farm Bill

Republican Senate candidate Kurt Bills said Wednesday he would have voted against the farm bill passed by the U.S. Senate in June, striking a major contrast with Democratic incumbent Amy Klobuchar as the two chased rural votes at an annual southwestern Minnesota agriculture trade show.

08/08/2012

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Klobuchar, Bills Share Stage For 1st Time At Ag Forum

U.S. Senate candidates Amy Klobuchar and Kurt Bills will appear together publicly for the first time as opponents when they participate in an agricultural and rural issues forum at FarmFest.

08/08/2012

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Ex-Pres. Clinton Attends Humphrey Statue Unveiling

Former President Bill Clinton joins a group of Minnesota political figures on Saturday to dedicate a memorial to the late Hubert H. Humphrey.

08/04/2012

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Local DJ Battles Bureaucracy For His Citizenship

A popular disk jockey in the Twin Cities fears he’ll lose one of the things he cherishes most in life – his American citizenship.

07/27/2012

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Dayton Appeals Denial Of Flood Aid For Homeowners

Gov. Mark Dayton is appealing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s denial of a request for federal aid to help northeastern Minnesota homeowners and businesses repair properties damaged in last month’s floods.

07/25/2012

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Political Science Prof Weighs In On Klobuchar Sen. Race

U.S Senator Amy Klobuchar is being challenged by Republican Kurt Bills. But Larry Jacobs, political science professor, says if there were a poll taken today, most people wouldn’t be able to name her opponent.

07/08/2012

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