Pat Kessler Unpacks The Takeaways From Trump, Biden VisitsPresident Donald Trump addressed supporters in Rochester late today, while Democratic rival Joe Biden held an event outside the state fairgrounds in Falcon Heights, Pat Kessler reports (2:32). WCCO 4 News At 10 - October 30, 2020
Joe Biden Visits 250 Minnesotans In Cars At Twin Cities RallyBiden held a socially distanced drive-in car rally for invited supporters. His visit was added to his schedule just yesterday as polls show a tightening race, Esme Murphy reports (2:43). WCCO 4 News At 6 - October 30, 2020
Largest Bonding Bill In Minnesota History Includes Money For Affordable HousingThe funding in the bonding bill will help some of the state’s most vulnerable, including the homeless. Reg Champman reports (1:52). WCCO 4 News At 5 - Oct. 30, 2020
After Thursday's Federal Court Ruling, Minnesotans Changing Their Voting PlanSome Minnesotans have to change their voting plan after a federal court ruled mail-in and absentee ballots must be in by election night. Erin Hassanzadeh reports (2:08) WCCO 4 News At 5 - Oct. 30, 2020
A Look Back At Close Presidential Elections In MinnesotaNeither Trump nor Biden is taking their eyes off Minnesota this year, as both candidates are making campaign stops in the state on Friday. 2016 was a close race in Minnesota, a state hasn’t voted for a Republican in a presidential race since 1972. So, what’s happened with close races here in the past? Pat Kessler takes a closer look.
MN Voters Rush To The Polls Following Appeals Court RulingA federal appeals court ruled Minnesota cannot extend the deadline for accepting mail-in ballots. After hearing of the change, many in the metro are standing in lines to vote, Erin Hassanzadeh reports (2:35) WCCO 4 News At Noon - Oct. 30, 2020
What Does Court Ruling Mean For Ballots Not Yet Received?The appeals court's decision means all mail and absentee ballots must be received by 8 p.m. on election night or be set aside and potentially may not be counted, Pat Kessler reports (3:21). WCCO 4 News At 10 - October 29, 2020
Trump Administration Removes Gray Wolves From Endangered ListBiologists who reviewed the administration's plan to stop wolf protection say it lacks scientific justification (1:36). WCCO 4 News At 6 - October 29, 2020
Polls Show Minnesota Senate Race Close To A Toss-UpJason Lewis begins making public appearances after emergency surgery earlier this week. The former U.S. representative is challenging incumbent Democratic Sen. Tina Smith, Esme Murphy reports (1:49). WCCO 4 News At 6 - October 29, 2020
8th Circuit Court Rules MN Absentee Ballot Deadline Is 8 P.M. Election DayThe ruling also leaves the door open for the absentee ballots postmarked on or before Election Day but not received until the days after to be set aside in case a future ruling invalidates those ballots (0:41). WCCO 4 News At 6 - October 29, 2020
How Local Races Could Impact The Balance Of Power In MinnesotaWhile all eyes are on the presidential election, some of the most important issues will be determined by state lawmakers, Esme Murphy reports. (2:04) WCCO 4 News At 6 - Oct. 28, 2020
Community Organizations Ask City Leaders For Plan To Stop Violence In North MinneapolisCommunity groups say they were never invited to be part of the conversation with the Minneapolis City Council about about how to combat violence in North Minneapolis, Reg Chapman reports (2:08) WCCO 4 News At 6 - Oct. 28, 2020
Tips For Having Political Discussions With Loved OnesMichael Walker, doctoral student at the University of Minnesota, explains (4:07). WCCO Mid-Morning - October 28, 2020
What's The Actual Timeline For Electing The Next President?Because of the way we elect presidents, Election Day is just one point in the process (3:44). WCCO Mid-Morning - October 28, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett Sworn Into Supreme CourtThe Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday, just days before Election Day, solidifying the conservative majority on the court as it is set to consider several high-profile cases in the coming months. (0:34) WCCO 4 News At 10 - Oct. 26, 2020
How Do They Count Early Votes?Hundreds of thousands of ballots have already been cast in Minnesota, Heather Brown reports (3:45). WCCO Mid-Morning - October 26, 2020
Financial Expert Breaks Down Presidential Candidates' Economic PoliciesJeff Wagner spoke with Financial Expert Mike Kojonen from Principal Preservation Services about each candidate’s economic policies and what they could mean for your wallet (5:35). WCCO 4 News At 10 - October 25, 2020
Talking Points: Sec. Of State Steve Simon Weighs In On Absentee BallotsNearly 1.2 million Minnesotans have already cast their ballots, about one-third of the expected number that will be cast, Esme Murphy reports (3:11). WCCO 4 News At 10 - October 25, 2020
South Becomes Battleground In Presidential RaceCoronavirus virus concerns are a driving factor for why so many Americans are voting early this year, Jeff Wagner reports (1:32). WCCO 4 News At 10 - October 25, 2020
COVID Leads To Campaign Trail Unlike We've Seen BeforePoliticians are finding creative ways to spread their message, without spreading the coronavirus, Laura Podesta reports (2:20). WCCO 4 News At 10 - October 24, 2020
Pence's Top Aide Tests Positive For COVID, Days Before Scheduled Minnesota VisitPence spokesman Devin O’Malley says Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, both tested negative for the virus on Saturday and remain in good health (0:31). WCCO 4 News At 10 - October 24, 2020
Biden, Trump Target Swing StatesFormer President Barack Obama has also taken to the campaign trail on Biden's behalf, Michael George reports (1:50). WCCO 4 News At 6 - October 24, 2020
Few Days Remain On Presidential Campaign TrailBoth candidates are back on the campaign trail this weekend, Debra Alfarone reports (2:19). WCCO 4 News At 10 - October 23, 2020
Minneapolis City Council Member’s Call To Action To Stop Gun Violence In The CityPhillipe Cunningham says there’s a running gun battle in the streets of North Minneapolis. He’s made a call for all hands on deck to address the violence, Reg Chapman reports (2:02) WCCO 4 News At 6 - Oct. 23, 2020

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