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Dems Regroup After Lawmaker In Scandal Drops Out

Minnesota Democrats shifted their focus Thursday to the field of candidates who could run in place of a state lawmaker involved in a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy at a rest stop, one day after Rep. Kerry Gauthier said he would drop his re-election bid.

08/23/2012

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Minn. Democrat McCollum Stays On 7th Term Track

Democratic Rep. Betty McCollum has defeated two challengers from within her party on her way to Minnesota’s fall ballot.

08/14/2012

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Rarity For 8th District Dems: Primary Race

Democratic voters in northeastern Minnesota’s 8th District find themselves in the unfamiliar position of having choices in a primary election for the first time in two decades.

07/30/2012

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Groups Filing Signatures To Recall Wis. Governor

Supporters of an unprecedented effort to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office said they will turn in more than enough signatures Tuesday to force the Republican into a recall election barely a year into his first term.

01/17/2012

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Wis. Recall Petition Exceeds Goal – 200,000 Extra Names

In the rented offices of the Dunn County Democratic party, the signs and posters are put away, and stacks of “Recall Walker” cardboard pickets are neatly stacked in piles, leaning against the walls.

01/16/2012

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Minn. Political Map Would Pair Bachmann, McCollum

A proposed remake of a Minnesota congressional district map would lump Democratic Rep. Betty McCollum into a district with Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann, the presidential hopeful who hasn’t ruled out another bid for Congress should her current campaign fail.

11/18/2011

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Longtime Minn. Lawmaker Stops Cancer Treatment

A longtime Democratic state senator from Brooklyn Park has stopped cancer treatment and is in hospice care.

06/03/2011

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Minn. Lands $187M Under Federal Health Care Law

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s push to involve Minnesota in the federal health care overhaul has resulted in a $187.4 million grant to keep elderly and disabled Medicaid patients out of institutional care.

02/22/2011

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Hibbing Attorney Wins Dem. Primary

A Hibbing attorney has won a Democratic primary for a Minnesota House seat last held by former state Rep. Tony Sertich.

02/02/2011

Another Convention Coming?

Minneapolis is among four cities being considered to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

07/01/2010

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