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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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Veteran Rep. Greiling Won’t Run Again In Minn.

Democratic state Rep. Mindy Greiling says Minnesota Legislature’s 2012 session will be her last. The 10-term lawmaker announced Wednesday that she won’t seek re-election in the fall.

01/18/2012

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Reality Check: Who’s To Blame Over Education Funding?

It’s only the first day of school, and Minnesota classrooms are already struggling for money.

09/06/2011

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Is Governor Dayton Doing What Is Right For Minnesota With His Latest Offer?

The Governor has stated he will accept the June 30th Republican Proposal on 3 conditions. Is that leadership, is he caving in? You vote on the poll.

07/14/2011

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Budget Talks Pick Up As Time Runs Short

Budget talks are picking up as Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republican lawmakers try to fix a $5 billion deficit with less than four days left in the legislative session.

05/20/2011

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Dayton, Minn. Republicans Move Toward Budget Talks

Top Republican lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton are close to starting end-of-session budget talks with a $5 billion deficit and 10 days to go in the legislative session.

05/13/2011

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Police: 85,000 Flock To Madison As Dem. Senators Return

Saturday brought what may be the largest protest yet in Madison, one day after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a divisive law that eliminates most union rights for public employees.

03/12/2011

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Minn. Democrats Pick New Party Leader

Minnesota’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party has elected a veteran operative as its new leader.

02/05/2011

Sertich To Be New IRRRB Commissioner

Gov. Mark Dayton has confirmed to the Mesabi Daily News in Virginia, Minn., that Rep. Tony Sertich will be the new Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board commissioner.

01/11/2011

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5 Counties Left In Minn. Recount; Dayton Pads Lead

Five counties have work left in the Minnesota governor’s race recount.

12/01/2010

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