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Activists Erect Faux Shantytown To Draw Attention To Federal Budget Cuts

Tim Penny: Fiscal Cliff Gridlock May Lead To Third Party Success

Former Minnesota Congressman Tim Penny isn’t the first and won’t be the last person to express his disgust with the ongoing fiscal cliff mess.

12/13/2012

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Nolan Tops Cravaack, Shares His Plan For Future

Democrat Rick Nolan began preparing Wednesday for a return to Congress after 32 years away, while Rep. Michele Bachmann, who barely survived her toughest race yet, said she’s ready to get back to work.

11/07/2012

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GOP’s Kline Defeats Obermueller In Minn.’s 2nd

Republican Rep. John Kline has defeated Democrat Mike Obermueller in Minnesota’s 2nd District.

11/06/2012

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Bachmann, Graves Meet For Final Debate In 6th

Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she’s a bipartisan problem solver. Her challenger, Democrat Jim Graves, says he has private sector experience.

11/04/2012

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GOP’s Cravaack Out To Prove 2010 Win Was No Fluke

Two years ago, Republican Chip Cravaack traveled throughout northeastern Minnesota in a huge RV with his picture on the side, introducing himself to voters who had sent Democratic stalwart Jim Oberstar to Washington 18 times.

11/01/2012

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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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Wellstone Remembered At Crash Site 10 Years Later

The late Sen. Paul Wellstone and those who died with him in a plane crash 10 years ago are being remembered near Eveleth on Thursday.

10/25/2012

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Reality Check: The New Anti-Rick Nolan Ad

A new television ad from a national conservative group takes on a Democratic candidate for Congress in Minnesota for comments he made — nearly 40 years ago.

09/20/2012

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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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A Last Push For Votes Before Minnesota’s Primary

Democrats seeking a northeastern Minnesota congressional seat waited for workers to end shifts at mines and mills and invaded restaurants Monday in a final push for votes ahead of a too-close-to-call primary.

08/13/2012

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Bills’ New Video Mimics Wellstone Ad, Enrages Democrats

A new web ad from Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills, who is challenging Sen. Amy Klobuchar, is causing a lot of controversy.

08/02/2012

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Nolan, Anderson Lag In Fundraising In Dem Primary

Two Democrats running in a northeastern Minnesota primary are lagging in the money chase.

07/16/2012

Activists protest for Romney tax returns (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: ‘Retroactively Retired’, A Laugher Even By Washington Standards

The demand for W. Mitt Romney to release his tax returns has become bipartisan. Conservative elected officials and pundits know that Romney is taking on so much water over his secrecy and questions of his honesty and that he has no other choice.

07/16/2012

George WBush and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Second Coming Of W

Down to the trademark “W”, W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.

07/13/2012

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Super PAC, Union Target Cravaack, Duffy, Kline

A Democrat-backing super PAC and a major union have reserved almost $900,000 worth of Twin Cities TV ad time as they target Republican Reps. Chip Cravaack and John Kline of Minnesota and Rep. Sean Duffy of Wisconsin.

07/02/2012

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