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February 5, 2018
Nick Leonard
Fellow Democrat Nick Leonard to challenge Tina Smith for Senate seat
February 5, 2018 - 9:22pm
February 4, 2018
Precinct caucuses start the sorting of candidates to become Minnesota governor
February 4, 2018 - 8:15am
January 28, 2018
Lori Swanson, Minnesota Attorney General
Swanson not running for Minnesota governor, will seek re-election as attorney general
January 28, 2018 - 5:34pm
January 23, 2018
Letter: We, the people can always make a difference
January 23, 2018 - 10:08pm
Lawmaker says speaker tied to anti-Muslim groups shouldn’t hold talk at Capitol
January 23, 2018 - 9:56pm
January 22, 2018
People crowd the rotunda of the State Capitol in St. Paul during a Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life rally on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, the 45th anniversary of the Jan. 22, 1973 Roe V. Wade decision from the U.S. Supreme Court regarding abortion. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)
Ultrasounds are focus of Minn. anti-abortion rally on 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
January 22, 2018 - 9:32pm
Rick Rayburn of Rutledge, Minn. points to the paperwork he was given when signing up for MNSure health insurance. After signing up for the insurance Rick and his wife Rose were placed on medical assistance. Once on MA, without notification from the State of Minnesota, liens were placed on their property to recover the costs of the insurance. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Minnesotans fight to change federal law allowing government to recover estates for Medicaid costs
January 22, 2018 - 6:00am
January 19, 2018
President Donald Trump during a bilateral meeting with President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan at the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump grades range from B+ to incomplete among region's leaders
January 19, 2018 - 7:25pm
Rising mental illness of inmates strains budget, causes liability issues for Southern Minn. jail
January 19, 2018 - 5:42pm
January 16, 2018
Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Iowans, and one Missourian, during an Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Republicans during a July 24, 2011, Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He spoke for about half an hour and answered questions for the same amount of time. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
January 15, 2018
Rep. Rick Nolan, DFL-Crosby, and challenger Leah Phifer.
First up for 8th District: DFL candidacy: Incumbent Nolan, challenger Phifer hunt for delegates
January 15, 2018 - 6:00am
January 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
January 9, 2018
Column: In 2018, let’s resolve to restore civil dialogue and solve problems
January 9, 2018 - 10:40pm
Smith gets her wish, named to Senate Ag committee
January 9, 2018 - 7:03pm
January 6, 2018
Sen. Tina Smith (center) meets with retired Teamsters Saturday morning at the Radisson Hotel in Duluth about the issues they are facing regarding their pensions. Adelle Whitefoot / Forum News Service
Smith meets with Teamsters: Minnesota’s new senator prepares for fight over pensions
January 6, 2018 - 6:01pm
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