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Talking Points: Does Campaigning At The Fair Work?

Anyone who goes to the Fair will find themselves meeting a lot of political candidates and their surrogates passing out literature.

08/26/2012

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Klobuchar Makes Formidable Target For GOP

Nearly any discussion of Minnesota’s U.S. Senate race presumes Sen. Amy Klobuchar is a virtual lock for re-election, with such an advantage in money, name recognition and poll standing that some Republicans openly despair of their chances to keep her from a second term.

08/26/2012

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Minn. Governor Offers Sartell Support

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to travel to Sartell to offer the community his support after Verso Paper Corp. announced it won’t reopen its paper mill.

08/03/2012

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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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Klobuchar: Flood Damage Is ‘Massive’

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says the severity of flood damage in northeastern Minnesota is massive. Klobuchar toured flood-damaged parts of Duluth and the smaller towns of Proctor, Carlton and Moose Lake on Friday. She gave assurances that federal aid would be forthcoming.

06/22/2012

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Klobuchar To Get Minn. Dems’ Backing In Rochester

Thousands of Minnesota Democratic activists are gathered in Rochester for a relatively quiet state party convention.

06/02/2012

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Legislation Aimed At Synthetic Drugs Passes Senate

Legislation to ban some synthetic drugs has passed the U.S. Senate as part of a broader bill covering several pharmaceutical and medical issues.

05/24/2012

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Minn. Candidates Begin Filing To Run For Office

Candidates have begun filing to run for elected positions ranging from the Minnesota Legislature to the U.S. Congress.

05/22/2012

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Edina Company Giving Veterans A Chance

With all the service members coming back from war without jobs, efforts are underway to help them.

05/09/2012

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Klobuchar Signs On For Facebook Passwords Bill

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is cracking down on a topic that caused outrage on social media sites recently. Klobuchar is planning to co-sponsor a federal bill that would prohibit employers from asking for Facebook passwords.

05/03/2012

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Klobuchar Staffers Hold Meetings On 2012 Farm Bill

Staffers for Sen. Amy Klobuchar will be holding a series of regional meetings this week to get public input on the 2012 Farm Bill.

03/20/2012

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Upper St. Anthony Lock Touted As Carp Blocker

Federal and state leaders are highlighting the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in downtown Minneapolis as a crucial barrier for stopping Asian carp’s advance up the Mississippi River.

03/12/2012

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Franken’s 2nd Hotdish Off Ends In Bipartisan Tie

If any political pundits were hoping to use the results of this year’s Minnesota hotdish contest as any sort of bellwether for the upcoming 2012 elections, they may be disappointed to hear the event ended in a tie.

03/07/2012

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Shortage Of Drugs For Kids With Leukemia Averted

A potential shortage of medication intended for children with Leukemia has apparently been averted.

02/16/2012

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Klobuchar Unveils $10M Interchange For Downtown Mpls.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar revealed details for a new transportation interchange in downtown Minneapolis Thursday morning, as well as a way to help pay for it.

12/22/2011

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