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February 19, 2018
Rick Nolan
Where does Nolan's campaign cash go?: Retiring congressman has more than $500K on hand
February 19, 2018 - 6:46pm
February 16, 2018
U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone and his wife, Sheila, campaign from the back of Wellstone's well-known green bus. The beat-up bus was part of his three Senate campaigns. (Photo provided by Wellstone Action)
Capitol Chatter: Wellstone group involved in internal action
February 16, 2018 - 3:17pm
February 12, 2018
Kirsten Hagen Kennedy, running for 8th U.S. Congressional seat
Mayor announces run for Congress in northern Minn.
February 12, 2018 - 9:07pm
February 11, 2018
Rick Nolan
Nolan reflects on retirement, look forward to family time
February 11, 2018 - 7:31am
February 9, 2018
Nolan announcement upends election landscape
February 9, 2018 - 7:44pm
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan announced Friday morning that he is retiring at the end of his fourth term. In this file photo from May of 2014, Nolan gives remarks about the death of former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar at his Duluth office. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to retire from Congress, leaving a legacy of coalition building in fractured district
February 9, 2018 - 7:02pm
February 2, 2018
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith delivers the weekly Democratic address, released on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. She mostly responded to things President Donald Trump said in his State of the Union Speech a few days earlier. Photo taken from Senate Democdratic video
Newly sworn-in Minn. senator says Democrats willing to work 'in good faith' with Trump
February 2, 2018 - 1:15pm
January 27, 2018
Republican governor candidate Phillip Parrish (center), and his campaign team member Mary Frutiger (left), meet Worthington resident Eddy Borgella (right) during the candidate's meet and greet event Thursday evening at Pizza Ranch. (Alyssa Sobotka / The Globe)
Political candidates Parrish, Nelson visit Worthington
January 27, 2018 - 5:03pm
January 26, 2018
Minnesota Rep. Matt Dean watches governor candidate Jeff Johnson after Dean announced he was dropping out of the race to support Johnson. The announcement came Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, less than two weeks before Republican precinct cauces attenders will vote in a straw poll for governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Caucuses important step in political process
January 26, 2018 - 11:10am
January 22, 2018
For dreamers, budget vote a nightmare
January 22, 2018 - 5:25pm
January 12, 2018
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee holds a hearing during the 2017 FarmFest in southwestern Minnesota. Members listened to the public's thoughts about what should be in a new farm bill due for debate in 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 3, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence reenacts the oath of office he earlier Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, gave to Tina Smith. Holding the family Bible is her husband, Archie, and their sons and wives are with them. Right of Pence is U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar, with former Vice President Walter Mondale next to her. Smith's father, Harlan Flint, is on the left. U.S. Senate photo
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 24, 2017
Minnesota 8th District Rep. Rick Nolan and his daughter Katherine Bensen have come together over the past three years in her fight against lung cancer. (Nolan family photo)
'Enjoy life and make the best of every day': Nolan, daughter discuss her fight with lung cancer
December 24, 2017 - 6:10am
December 7, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says that Target is committed to continue its program of giving to local charities. With her during a 2015 news conference is Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm