Recount Upholds GOP Candidate Winning Minn. Senate SeatA recount has upheld a Republican candidate winning a Minnesota Senate seat in the western Minneapolis suburbs.
New MN Senate Leader Takes Over With Slim MajoritySen. Paul Gazelka takes over Senate Republicans after their previous leader, Sen. David Hann, lost his Eden Prairie seat.
Minn. Senate Candidate Invokes Free Recount Right After LossA Minnesota Senate candidate says he'll exercise his right to a free recount after losing by an unofficial 142 votes.
GOP Pick Gazelka For Minn. Senate Majority LeaderThere's a new face at the center of Minnesota's political power: Sen. Paul Gazelka, a lawmaker from the central part of the state who was elected Senate majority leader by Republicans in the chamber that has a new majority.
Republicans Control Balance Of Power In Minnesota House, SenatePreliminary results show Republicans have control of the Minnesota Senate and House.
Minnesota Democrats Confident They'll Retain Power In SenateDemocrats hold a 10-seat advantage in the Minnesota Senate, but all 67 seats are up for grabs Tuesday.
Minn. Dems' Paid Leave Proposal Heads For Final Sen. VoteMinnesota's Senate is set to vote on a 12-week medical and parental paid leave policy for all workers.
$1.5 Billion Public Works Bill Fails In SenateSenate Democrats' plan to borrow $1.5 billion for public construction projects has hit a snag.
Senate Approves Ban On Gun-Like Cell Phone CasesMinnesota lawmakers have taken the first step toward banning cellphone cases designed to look like handguns.
Minn. Senator's Name Would Grace Street, But It's IllegalA Democratic state senator's name would grace a rebuilt street under a public construction bill released Monday — an illegal honor that one Republican lawmaker says reeks of political favoritism.
Bill Requires Background Check Before Gun TransfersGun safety supporters rallied at a church outside the Minnesota State Capitol Tuesday. DFL State Senator Ron Latz is proposing a bill which requires criminal background checks for the 40 percent of gun transfers he says are currently exempted – including online and gun show sales.
Lawmakers Approve Iron Range Unemplyment Extension, Tax ReliefMinnesota legislators on Thursday paved the way for unemployment checks to go out to thousands of out-of-work Iron Range miners, abruptly wrapping up a long-awaited deal just after the Senate's top Democrat doubted whether the relief package would come together.

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