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Action Picks Up As GOP Decision In Gov Race Nears

Another Republican in the running for the Minnesota governor’s office has picked a running mate. Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson on Wednesday named former Rochester Rep. Bill Kuisle as his choice for lieutenant governor.

05/21/2014

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Honour Says He Netted $500K For Minn. Gov. Run

Businessman Scott Honour says he brought in more $500,000 from donors to his Minnesota governor campaign last year. The haul was announced Monday by the first-time candidate. It’s not clear how much he or the other candidate have left after expenses, which they must report at the end of the month.

01/13/2014

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Warehousing Tax Is Rallying Point For Minn. GOP

Two Republican legislators who want to be Minnesota’s next governor tried Thursday to one-up each other in calling to wipe out a new sales tax on warehousing services.

08/15/2013

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Warehousing Tax Is Rallying Point For Minn. GOP

Two Republican legislators who want to be Minnesota governor are one-upping each other in calls to wipe out a new sales tax on warehousing services. Sen. Dave Thompson and Rep. Kurt Zellers have latched onto the issue.

08/15/2013

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DFL Chairman Rips Zellers’ Candidacy For Governor

DFL Chairman Ken Martin predicts voters won’t respond favorably to news that Former Republican House Speaker Kurt Zellers plans to run for governor next year.

06/23/2013

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Special Session Planned For August To Help Flood Victims

Top Minnesota lawmakers say they are putting aside politics to deal with severe flooding in northern Minnesota.

07/11/2012

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Weighing In On Proposed ‘Right To Work’ Amendment

Minnesota Republicans have proposed a “right to work” amendment to the state constitution.

02/12/2012

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New Power In Minn. House With Presidential Role Model

Minnesota’s new House Speaker Kurt Zellers has a degree in political science and spent much of his adult life working in politics, including a stint as communications director for former Republican U.S. Senator Rod Grams.

01/06/2011

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