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Election 2022

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Scott Jensen, Matt Birk say they won't release tax returns before election

Jensen's opponent, Gov. Tim Walz, released his tax returns in April and called on other candidates to do the same.

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Tim Walz, Scott Jensen engage in first gubernatorial debate

The candidates debated the issues facing Minnesotans for over an hour Wednesday.

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Jensen vows medical board investigating him 'will be dealt with'

Jensen says the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice is investigating him for the fifth time.

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MN GOP apologizes over antisemitic sequence in candidate's campaign video

Party leader says candidate didn't know the imagery perpetuated an antisemitic trope.

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Endorsed candidate's campaign video used antisemitic trope at MN GOP convention

The video aired before GOP-backed secretary of state candidate Kim Crockett's speech at the state party convention.

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Jensen names former Viking Matt Birk his running mate for governor

Birk has been criticized for his conservative views.

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Dr. Scott Jensen continues to tout unproven ivermectin as treatment for COVID

The gubernatorial candidate suggested skeptics "get some worms and have them creep out of your anus."

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Vaccine skeptic gov. candidate calls for 'civil disobedience' over COVID rules

"Meet the moment with me," Dr. Scott Jensen told supporters in a video Friday.

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DFL Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent stepping down, won't seek reelection

The announcement comes as Kent faces criticism over the party's handling of recent allegations of sexual harassment by a former staffer.

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Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman won't seek re-election

He's the longest serving Hennepin County Attorney in history and was involved in some of the state's highest-profile cases.

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Sen. Michelle Benson joins Minnesota governor's race

The Ham Lake Republican says she'll prioritize public safety, and criticized the state's handling of the pandemic.