2020 Elections

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Dominion sues Mike Lindell, MyPillow for $1.3B in defamation case

The lawsuit claims Lindell knowingly spread false claims about the voting system in order to sell more pillows.

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MN House votes to condemn insurrection and false election claims, 8 GOPers vote against

The resolution condemned violence at the U.S. and state capitols and declared support for 2020 election results.

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Amid huge police presence, weekend rallies at state Capitol were tiny and peaceful

Officials across the U.S. remain on alert for possible violence ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20.

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DPS Commissioner: No credible threats to state Capitol, but ready if something arises

Local and state law enforcement officials have a plan in case a threat arises.

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Walz to hold press conference on MN State Capitol safety concerns

This comes amid ongoing threats to state Capitols across the country.

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Wisconsin man charged in connection to U.S. Capitol insurrection

Charges say he shared photos on social media of him inside the Capitol on Jan. 6 and commented on a post saying he's wanted by the FBI.

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MN House Republicans condemn violence in DC, rhetoric in St. Paul

"Those who made threats of violence at the rally in St. Paul should be investigated and held accountable," the letter states.

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Walz furious as Daudt, Gazelka avoid denouncing false election claims during forum

The governor accused the Republican legislative leaders of "epic gaslighting."

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'There's going to be casualties': GOP activist speaks in support of insurrection at St. Paul rally

The Minnesota DFL has called on the state's Republican party to remove Alley Waterbury from party leadership following comments at a rally at the state Capitol.

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MN House members issue complaint about GOPers who tried to reject election result

Eight DFLers call their colleagues' actions "reprehensible."

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Ely mayor loses re-election to candidate who dropped out of the race

Incumbent Mayor Chuck Novak was upset by challenger Eric Urbas.

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What to expect when the polls close on Election Day

It's not likely to be your typical Election Day.

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Jason Lewis discharged from the hospital after life-threatening hernia

Lewis will return to his home in Woodbury to recover.

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Voting by mail? You should post it by the end of Tuesday

Voters are advised to give the postal service as much time as possible to deliver ballots.

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Election 2020 preview: Minnesota's 5th Congressional District

First-term incumbent Ilhan Omar will face Republican challenger Lacy Johnson.

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Election 2020 preview: Minnesota's 4th Congressional District

In the 4th District, Republican challenger Gene Rechtzigel will take on incumbent Betty McCollum.

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Minneapolis opens 10 new ballot drop-off sites

There are now 13 places for people to bring their mail-in ballot.

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Judge upholds Minnesota's 7-day extension for mail-in ballots

Mail-in ballots received within seven days of the election will be counted so long as they're postmarked by Election Day (Nov. 3).

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Walz urges Trump, Biden to comply with COVID-19 guidelines in MN

The presidential candidates will visit Minnesota on Friday.

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Jill Biden, Donald Trump Jr. headed to Minnesota next week

The visits come as more experts are viewing Minnesota as a battleground state.

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The absentee ballot request forms you got in the mail? Here's what to know

Every election year, the Center for Voter Information mails applications to vote absentee.

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Postmaster General delays postal service cuts till after November election

"To avoid even the appearance of any impact on election mail," the postmaster general says any further operational changes will be postponed