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Burke Continues To Outspend Walker On TV

The latest estimates of television advertising spending in Wisconsin’s hotly contested governor’s race shows Democrat Mary Burke and her backers continue to outpace Gov. Scott Walker and his supporters.

10/24/2014

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Clinton Calls On Young Minnesotans To Vote

Democrats Sen. Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton are hoping for a boost from former President Bill Clinton. Clinton headlined a get-out-the-vote rally at the University of Minnesota on Friday, calling on young voters to break the pattern of low turnout for Democrats in midterm elections. Speaking to an auditorium packed with college students, Dayton and Franken emphasized policies they’ve pushed to help students.

10/10/2014

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Former President Clinton To Campaign In Minnesota

Former President Bill Clinton is bound for Minnesota next week to campaign for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken. Minnesota’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party announced Thursday that Clinton would appear at a University of Minnesota rally the following Friday afternoon.

10/02/2014

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Good Question: What Should You Do If Caught In A Lie?

There’s a catch to the story about a fan who nearly caught a ball at the Home Run Derby with his bare hand: It never happened.

07/17/2014

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Good Question: Is Paying Public Speakers Thousands Of Dollars Worth It?

Bill and Hillary Clinton have generated more than $100 million over the past decade — just through public speaking. And now their daughter, Chelsea, is getting in on the family business.

07/09/2014

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Hillary Clinton Plans St. Paul Stop On Book Tour

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make a stop in St. Paul on her tour to promote her new memoir. Clinton is due to appear July 20 at Common Good Books, a store launched by another prominent Democrat — Garrison Keillor.

07/08/2014

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Without The Civil Rights Act, Clinton Says He Wouldn’t Have Been President

Former President Bill Clinton was in town Monday to accept the Dean’s Award for Public Leadership from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

06/09/2014

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Bill Clinton To Speak At U Of M Next Month

Former President Bill Clinton will speak at the University of Minnesota next month. Clinton will speak about the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act.

05/19/2014

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Good Question: Why Do White House State Dinners Cost So Much?

On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted French President François Hollande for an official state dinner at the White House.

02/11/2014

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VP Biden, Jimmy Carter To Attend Joan Mondale Service

Vice President Joe Biden and former President Jimmy Carter will be among those paying respects to Joan Mondale at a memorial service Saturday in Minneapolis.

02/06/2014

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Good Question: What Is Clemency?

The editorial board of America’s largest newspaper, the New York Times, says a man the government calls a traitor should be given a deal. Last year, Edward Snowden stole and then leaked top secret documents about how the National Security Agency gathers its information. He’s been living in Russia, because he could end up in prison for life if he comes home.

01/02/2014

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Wis. Senator To Headline Minn. Democratic Event

Minnesota Democrats are looking across the border to Wisconsin for the headline speaker for its major fundraising dinner, which is being held in April.

02/20/2013

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Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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Opinion: Four More Years Of Gridlock

Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.

11/08/2012

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Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

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Campaign Trail Heats Up Day Before Elections

With less than 24 hours to go before Election Day, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are making their final pitches for President.

11/05/2012

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Minn. Comes Into Focus In Final Days To Election

A major independent group working to elect Republican Mitt Romney is entering Minnesota’s TV market just days before Election Day with a $1.4 million ad buy, and former President Bill Clinton will make his second trip to the state in less than a week on Sunday.

11/02/2012

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Clinton, Ryan Visits Prompt Question: Is Minn. In Play?

With just seven days to go before the election, last minute visits by former President Bill Clinton and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan are raising a new question: Is Minnesota in play?

10/30/2012

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Fmr. President Clinton Speaks At ‘U Of M’ Rally

Former President Bill Clinton is trying to stir Minnesota Democrats into action by telling them “in the real world, Barack Obama’s policies work better.”

10/30/2012

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Obama, Romney Cancel Wisconsin Stops Due To Storm

With Hurricane Sandy forcing President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney to cancel their appearances early this week in Wisconsin, attempts to personally persuade the state’s famously fickle voters in the waning days of the race will have to wait.

10/29/2012

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Clinton To Campaign Across Midwest In Final Week

Former President Bill Clinton is headed for the Midwest this week to campaign for Democratic President Barack Obama in a swing that will take him to Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin.

10/29/2012

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Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

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Opinion: Team Obama Is Winning The Opening Of The Final Sprint To Election Day

We are currently seeing two very different approaches to the post-debate push from the two Presidential campaigns – Obama has a much stronger opening to the two week push.

10/25/2012

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Clinton, Michelle Obama Make Early Voting Push In Wis.

Former President Bill Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama traveled across Wisconsin on Friday, as both Democrats and Republicans made a push to get supporters to the polls with the start of early in-person voting next week.

10/19/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Push Back On Opponent’s False Accusations

With the CBS Local Presidential Forum coming to a close Barack Obama and Mitt Romney take their chance to set the record straight, pointing out the false accusations their opponent has leveled and giving their response.

10/19/2012

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