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Always a target for humorous barbs, President Barack Obama is tossing out a few of his own during the annual Gridiron Club and Foundation dinner. The event features political leaders, journalists and media executives poking fun at each other.
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is praising President Barack Obama’s pick of former Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary.
Minnesota’s members of Congress who were elected in November are being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol.
Gov. Mark Dayton issued a statement on Friday afternoon in response to news that a gunman opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school, killing 26 people, including 20 children.
Optimism that the NHL lockout could soon be over has been replaced by more disappointment in St. Paul.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she expects a compromise to be reached in the U.S. Senate regarding the buzzed-about “financial cliff.” Klobuchar appeared on “CBS This Morning” Wednesday, and said “the election demanded such a deal.”
Minnesota voters have reinforced the state’s liberal reputation by handing Democrats near-total victory in Tuesday’s election.
U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills says Republicans will “win this state down the road,” despite his landslide loss to Democrat Amy Klobuchar in Minnesota.
Opponents of Minnesota’s constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage are pushing to get out the vote as the race enters its pivotal final week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Republican Kurt Bills on Monday questioned Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s handling of a case during her days as Hennepin County prosecutor.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar has put down money for the first TV commercial of what’s been an unusually quiet U.S. Senate campaign.
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.
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.
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.
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.