A new survey by Public Policy Polling Friday shows Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar with a 26 point lead over her Republican-endorsed challenger, state Rep. Kurt Bills. Coupled with Klobuchar's 57 percent approval rating, Public Policy Polling noted that the 2012 Minnesota Senate race "may be up there for the most boring one we've polled on this cycle."
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Water main break floods 40-45 homes in St. Louis Park
The city says the rupture happened on Minnetonka Boulevard.
Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother
The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Police: 2 people shot, 1 fatally over the weekend in La Crosse
Officers arrived to the scene and found one person suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Wisconsin couple fight, kill bear that broke into their home
The incident happened last week in north-central Wisconsin.
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
It's the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
Two polls show Klobuchar maintaining big lead over Bills
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's lead over her Republican challenger, Kurt Bills, is hovering around 20 percentage points. Public Policy Polling puts the incumbent's lead at 19 points. Survey USA pegs it at 21. The polls show Klobuchar is among the most popular Senators in the country, while a majority of respondents say they don't know much about Bills.
Minn. GOP endorses Kurt Bills to challenge Klobuchar
State Rep. Kurt Bills is the Minnesota Republican Party's pick to face U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar in the November election. The first-term Republican nabbed the endorsement to challenge the Democratic incumbent after two ballots at the Minnesota GOP Convention Friday in St. Cloud.
Poll shows Minnesotans want liquor sales on Sundays
Independents, Democrats, and Republicans alike support the idea of extending Minnesota liquor sales to Sundays. Public Policy Polling found 59 percent of those surveyed endorse the change, with 27 percent opposing it.
Kurt Bills' Senate campaign coffers nearly empty
GOP U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills is in apparent need of dollar bills. The Federal Election Commission reports that the Republican challenger to Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar has just $5,841 in the bank -- approximately 900 times less than Klobuchar's campaign, which has nearly $5.4 million.
Poll: Gingrich holds strong lead over Republican rivals in Minnesota
A new survey from Public Policy Polling shows Newt Gingrich capturing about 36 percent of Minnesota's likely Republican caucus-goers. That's far ahead of even his second-place rival, Mitt Romney, who draws just 18 percent. But the contest is still very much up in the air: About two-thirds of the respondents who have a preferred candidate say they might change their minds before the caucuses on Feb. 7.
Rowdy crowd spurs on U.S. Senate candidates Bills, Klobuchar
In an hour-long debate hosted by Minnesota Public Radio on Thursday, DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Republican challenger Kurt Bills mixed it up to hooting and cheering supporters on both sides. Bills sharply criticized the incumbent's stances and his fans booed her, and she shot back with pointed words of her own.
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