Talking Points: High Stakes Race For Smith, HousleyBecause of Sen. Al Franken's resignation there is now a hotly contested race for his seat between U.S. Sen. Tina Smith and State Sen. Karin Housley.
Mollie Tibbetts' Family: Don't Politicize Our Daughter's MurderMollie Tibbett's family is asking for time to process their grief after their daughter was killed while out for a run.
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.
'You Crushed It Last Night': More Than 900,000 Minnesotans Voted In The PrimarySteve Simon announced Wednesday morning that a total of 902,119 Minnesotans cast votes in the state’s primary contests – the highest number of primary voters since 1982.
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.
Tariffs, Trade War Hot Topics At FarmfestThere is a lot of uncertainty at Farmfest this year, with many farmers hurting from trade war tariffs on crops like soybeans.
Senate Candidate Richard Painter To Hold 8-Hour Q&A Session On Facebook LiveU.S. Senate candidate Richard Painter is planning to answer voters’ questions all day Sunday during live broadcasts on Facebook and Twitter.
Hard Partisan Divide Over Trump’s Supreme Court PickThe vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation is expected by October, putting it front and center for most of the midterm elections.
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.
Sen. Smith's Amendment Would Complete PolyMet Land SwapSen. Tina Smith has proposed an amendment to force completion of a land swap needed for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
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.
Sen. Tina Smith Gives First Speech From Senate FloorIn her speech, Sen. Smith talked about the contributions women can make when they have the freedom to do so.
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.
Richard Painter On Why He's Running For Senate As A DemocratYou could call it Minnesota's accidental U.S. Senate race, and the competition for who will win in November is heating up.