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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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Sen. Candidate Says He Regrets ‘Sob Story’ Comment

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde says he regrets comments he made last week in which he said the media should stop writing “sob stories” about food stamp recipients.

06/21/2012

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Minn. 3rd Party Gets Contested Senate Primary

Two people are vying to be the Independence Party candidate for U.S. Senate in the fall, but its chairman said Wednesday that Minnesota’s third major party is focused on legislative races this year and neither candidate should expect help.

06/06/2012

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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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Wis. Politician Uses Pig To Campaign For U.S. Senate

A former Wisconsin congressman running for U.S. Senate has an unusual running mate by his side on the campaign trail.

03/19/2012

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2 Klobuchar Challengers Leave GOP Contest

Two Republican candidates dropped their bids Monday to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar in November.

02/27/2012

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Franken On Small Business, Egypt, And Bowling

Senator Al Franken visited with Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News today.

02/16/2011

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