Poll: Big Recognition Gap Between Smith, Housley In Senate RaceJust 13 percent of voters had never heard of Smith, while more than 31 percent were unfamiliar with Housley.
Smith Wins DFL Special Election Primary For SenateSen. Tina Smith has enough votes to be declared the winner of the Democratic primary for Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat.
Karin Housley Wins GOP Special Election Primary For SenateSmith has served in this Senate seat since it was vacated by Al Franken.
Favorites For Al Franken's Minn. Seat Reflects The Rise Of #MeTooThe sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement set the course for what could be a two-woman race to finish his term, part of an unusual primary Tuesday featuring both of Minnesota's Senate seats on the same ballot.
Close Elections: When Recounts Are TriggeredDifferent categories of races have unique sets of standards for when a recount is automatically triggered and publicly funded.
WCCO Exclusive: Al Franken's 1st Sit-Down Interview Since Senate ResignationFranken resigned from the Senate in January after #MeToo allegations from more than half a dozen women alleging unwanted touching.
In Senate Race Launched By #MeToo, 2 Women Have Inside TrackIn Minnesota's surprise race to fill Al Franken's former Senate seat, the two women running tell their own versions of a familiar story.
Smith To Battle Housley To Keep Franken’s Senate SeatContributing to this wild political year is an unexpected United States Senate election for Al Franken's former seat.
Former Gov. Arne Carlson Endorses Painter's Democratic Senate RunFormer Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson, a Republican, has endorsed Richard Painter as he runs as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Al Franken.
Franken To Make First Public Appearance Since ResignationAfter serving for nine years in the Senate, Al Franken resigned over sexual harassment allegations in January.
Rep. Tom Emmer Wins This Year's Hotdish Competition In D.C.The contest in the past has been organized by former Sen. Al Franken. This year, Senator Tina Smith is carrying on that tradition.
MN Real Estate Developer Launches U.S. Senate CampaignJerry Trooien says he's troubled by the current state of politics in America.