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Warren Stumps For Franken At Carleton; McFadden In Central MN

A top liberal U.S. senator invoked the late Sen. Paul Wellstone in Northfield Saturday, echoing his populist tone in urging voters to give her colleague Sen. Al Franken a second term. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren rallied a crowd of 400 dotted with old Wellstone T-shirts at Carleton College, where Wellstone taught and planted his political roots.

10/18/2014

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‘Neighborhood House’ Works To Ease Transition For Immigrants

Minnesota is home to many different cultures. Families from all over the world continue to move here to start a new life. For the last 117 years, a place on the west side of St. Paul has worked to make the transition a whole lot easier.

09/16/2014

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John Williams 2013 Bracket Challenge-“Top Historical Figure In Minnesota Politics.” Wellstone Bracket-Sweet Sixteen

These 4 contestants are left….winners announced Monday afternoon at 3!

03/21/2013

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Klobuchar Lands Top Seat On Senate Subcommittee

Now in her second term, Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar has landed top committee post.

01/31/2013

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David Wellstone Takes Up Fiscal Cliff Activism

The son of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone is taking up his own political activism at a state Capitol event calling for upper-income federal tax hikes to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff.

12/13/2012

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Memorial To Honor Minn.’s Wellstone Set In DC

Organizers have announced the date of a memorial in Washington, D.C., to honor Minnesota Sen. Paul Wellstone and others killed in a plane crash 10 years ago.

11/01/2012

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10 Years Later, Kahn Defends Eulogy For Wellstone

Many people say it was his speech that turned a memorial service into a political rally, but Rick Kahn says he just spoke from the heart.

10/25/2012

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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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Wellstone’s Son Reflects On 10th Year Since Father’s Death

David Wellstone still has people come up to him, and share a story about his father, who died in a plane crash in Northern Minnesota 10 years ago this week.

10/21/2012

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David Wellstone On 10-Year Anny. Of Father’s Death

This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the crash that killed Sen. Paul Wellstone, his Wife Sheila, daughter Marcia and campaign aides Will McLaughlin, Tom Lapic and Mary McEvoy.

10/11/2012

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Lawmakers Stop To Honor Wellstone 10 Years After Crash

Ten years after they died in a plane crash, people across the state are remembering former Senator Paul Wellstone and his wife Sheila.

10/11/2012

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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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GOP’s Bills Likens Underdog Minn. Bid To Wellstone

The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Minnesota is trying to summon a little underdog magic by drawing a parallel to Democratic icon Paul Wellstone.

07/30/2012

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Colorful State Rep. Rukavina To Leave Minn. House

A 26-year veteran lawmaker known for his impassioned speeches and irreverent, borderline uncouth remarks is retiring from the Minnesota House.

05/11/2012

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