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Keith Downey Re-Elected As Minnesota GOP Chairman

Downey received 68 percent of the vote at the party’s State Central Committee meeting in Bloomington on Saturday, turning back challenges from Neil Lynch and Bill Jungbauer.

04/11/2015

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MN Politician Responds To Williams’ Death With Campaign Tweet

A number of political observers and politicians alike took umbrage with a Minnesota politician’s response to news of the death of comedian and actor Robin Williams.

08/12/2014

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Minn. Lawmaker Apologizes For ‘Uncle Thomas’ Tweet

A Democratic legislator from Minnesota swiftly apologized Tuesday for a tweet he sent that referred to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as “Uncle Thomas” following a major ruling on the nation’s landmark voting rights law.

06/25/2013

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No Last Debate After Ellison Calls Foe ‘Scumbag’

The Republican congressional candidate in a liberal Minneapolis district wants one last debate after Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison called him a “low-life scumbag” in a debate last week.

10/23/2012

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Rep. Ellison, Chris Fields Debate On WCCO Radio

The candidates in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District don’t exactly see eye-to-eye on a number of issues, and it was made evident today live on WCCO Radio.

10/11/2012

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Minn. Congressional Candidate Sued By Consultant

The Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s 5th District was sued Friday by a fundraising consultant claiming he owes her money for work on his campaign.

09/07/2012

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Minn.’s Ellison Wins Democratic Primary

Rep. Keith Ellison has easily defeated two opponents to win the Democratic primary for his Minneapolis-area congressional seat.

08/14/2012