CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesota primary congressional, Supreme Court returns
Almost all votes from Tuesdays primary election have been counted.
The unofficial returns below show the returns, with all but one of Minnesotas 4,102 precincts reporting.
In congressional races, th... Posted on 8/15/12 at 11:23 AM
HEALTHBEAT Noteworthy 1.0
Noteworthy stuff that has crossed my desk in recent days:
- It'sall aboutthe nicotine:Efforts to reduce the health impact of tobacco use have historically concentrated on two key strategies: findin... Posted on 10/7/10 at 10:04 AM
Former Mass. Governor edges out Santorum in Ill.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — Front-runner Mitt Romney won the Illinois primary with ease Tuesday night, trumping Rick Santorum in yet another industrial state showdown and padding his already-formidable delegate lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
Gingrich comes in second place in Florida primary
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney routed Newt Gingrich in the Florida primary Tuesday night, rebounding from the previous week’s defeat with a commanding victory and taking a major step toward the Republican presidential nomination. Despite the one-sided setback, Gingrich vowed to press on.
Candidate cements front-runner position
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, adding to a first-place finish in last week’s Iowa caucuses and establishing himself as the man to beat for the Republican presidential nomination.
Remember when election campaigns really didn’t kick into gear until after Labor Day, or at least the State Fair in the 10 days leading up to that unofficial summer-ending holiday?
Ah, the good old days.
The Mesabi Daily News of Virginia
, August 25, 2010
Few voters expected, but candidates hunt those who may vote
ST. PAUL — Tuesday’s primary election could slip by with little notice, but Minnesota’s three main Democratic governor candidates are doing what they can to attract potential voters’ attention.
Vote would move from September to Aug. 10
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s primary election likely will be a month earlier than normal so military personnel and other Americans overseas have plenty of time to cast their ballots.
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