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Sen. Tina Smith warns Dems she may not vote for budget bill if climate plan dropped

This comes amid a White House effort to get its "Build Back Better" plan passed.

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After GOP filibusters, lawmakers have 9 days to pass budget bills

If the Minnesota Legislature doesn't pass its budget bills by June 30, the government will shutdown on July 1.

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MN Senate passes public safety bill without DFL-backed police reform measures

Democrats say the bill doesn't do enough to address police accountability.

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MN lawmakers to introduce bill to legalize marijuana

Democrats plan to introduce the bill on Monday, while it's expected to be opposed by many Republicans.

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Trump impeached: Minnesota Democrats vote in favor, Republicans against

Trump becomes the first president to be impeached twice..

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Trump-supporting Minnesota pastor tells followers to 'arm up'

The pastor claims the Democrats are preparing to "unleash" Antifa and Black Lives Matter.

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House DFL demand GOPers who attended local rally denounce threats, rhetoric

House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler said if they don't denounce the threats they "need to be held accountable."

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Minnesota House DFLers postpone event that involves candidate John Thompson

Thompson made strong, divisive remarks outside Lt. Bob Kroll's home in Hugo last month, leading to calls for the DFL to drop its support for the candidate.

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Minnesota DFL slams GOP for COVID-19 safety risks at campaign events

The party suggests Republicans are spreading COVID-19.

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Minnesota Senate to hold hearings on Twin Cities riots

DFLers upset, call for criminal justice reforms instead.

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Here's what's in the police reform bill proposed by Democrats in Congress

Democratic leaders announced Monday a bill that includes banning chokeholds and no-knock warrants

Primary primer: Where does each Dem candidate stand on key issues?

There are 5 candidates to choose from on Super Tuesday.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar fails to crack top 4 in Nevada caucuses

Meanwhile, Sen. Bernie Sanders won the contest by a wide margin.

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Klobucharge: MN senator surges in early New Hampshire results

Klobuchar has been rising in all the polls this week.

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Klobuchar surges in polls, donations after strong debate performance

This improves her showing ahead of the New Hampshire primary.

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Mike Bloomberg opening five more field offices in Minnesota

The Democrat is making a big play for Super Tuesday states, including MN.

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After 7 years, Tom Bakk out as Senate DFL leader

His successor is Sen. Susan Kent of Woodbury.

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Watch: Elizabeth Warren calls two of her Minnesota supporters

She thanked them for voting for her on Friday.

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Rep. Angie Craig to voters: I will vote 'yes' on impeachment

Fellow DFLer Rep. Collin Peterson will be voting "no."

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What did Amy Klobuchar say during the Democratic debate?

She joined her presidential rivals for the live debate on Thursday evening.

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MN GOP: Republican volunteer groped at State Fair booth

Police are looking into the alleged groping at the Republican Party's booth.

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Beto O'Rourke to hold a town hall in Minneapolis this week

He'll be the second Democratic candidate in the space of a week to visit Minnesota.

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Pete Buttigieg pays Twin Cities a visit, with Beto O'Rourke on his way

The presidential candidates have made a beeline for Minnesota.