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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

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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

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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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Reality Check: Common Lies About ‘Obamacare’

President Obama looked startled when a Congressman shouted “You lie!” after he said no illegal immigrants are covered in the new health care law.

06/26/2012

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Ex-Wife Of Gov. Dayton Gives $500K To Dem Group

Philanthropist Alida (ah-LY’-da) Messinger, the ex-wife of Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton, is putting big money into overturning Republican control of the Minnesota Legislature.

06/20/2012

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Dem-Leaning Groups Have Cash Edge In Minn. Races

Democratic-leaning political funds have a significant financial lead over their Republican-friendly counterparts in Minnesota with control of the Legislature at stake in November’s election.

06/20/2012

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Minn. Dems Say Clinton To Keynote Summer Dinner

Former President Bill Clinton will be the headline speaker for a Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party dinner in August.

05/31/2012

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Wisconsin’s Walker Raises $30M In Face Of Recall

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has raised more than $30 million since he took office, including a remarkable $5.8 million in the last five weeks reported to Wisconsin regulators Tuesday.

05/29/2012

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Democrat Wins Special Election For MN Senate Vacancy

Democratic state Rep. Lyle Koenen won a special election in western Minnesota on Tuesday to select a new state senator to replace Democrat Gary Kubly, who died in early March.

04/10/2012

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Dem Clark Says She’ll Run In Minn. 8th Primary

A candidate in Minnesota’s closely watched 8th congressional district race says she’ll take her campaign for the Democratic nomination directly to a summer primary.

03/08/2012

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GOP Gets Minn. Focus Now, Uphill Fall Fight Awaits

In presidential politics, Minnesota is as close to a Democratic fortress as states come.

02/07/2012

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Walz Raises $210,000 For Re-Election Fight

ep. Tim Walz says he raised almost $211,000 in the fourth quarter as he prepares to run for a fourth term representing southern Minnesota in Congress.

01/23/2012

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Minneapolis DFLer Sworn In As Newest House Member

State Rep. Susan Allen has been sworn in as the newest member of the House of Representatives and the Legislature’s first-ever American Indian woman member.

01/19/2012

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