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Jennifer Carnahan out as MN GOP chair, reportedly gets 3 months severance

In a statement, she blamed 'mob mentality' for her ouster.

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More GOP sex harassment allegations emerge, Carnahan says victims are out to get her

The Minnesota GOP chairwoman spoke to two radio stations on Tuesday.

Paul Gazelka

Gazelka won't be drawn on Carnahan calls in wake of strategist's trafficking arrest

Meanwhile, Carnahan has challenged the GOP executive board to call a confidence vote.

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Jennifer Carnahan speaks out, says she's victim of 'coup' within the GOP

She says that she's victim of "smears" after one of her close confidants, Anton Lazzaro, was indicted for child sex trafficking.

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St. Thomas College Republicans chair, 19, arrested in child sex conspiracy probe

She was arrested in Florida in connection to the case that saw Anton Lazzaro indicted on Thursday.

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Calls for MN GOP chair Jennifer Carnahan to resign over links to Anton Lazzaro

There have been calls from Republicans for Jennifer Carnahan to resign.

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Gold, private jets and Ferraris: Arrested GOP strategist's high-flying lifestyle

Some Minnesota Republicans have started distancing themselves from Anton Lazzaro, pledging to return donations from him.

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MN political operative charged in child sex trafficking conspiracy

Anton Lazzaro recently worked on the 2020 campaign for Republican candidate Lacy Johnson in Minneapolis.

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'No respect': MN lawmaker shows up to debate in pirate costume

He was called out on Twitter by Rep. Kaohly Vang Her.

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Shakopee GOPer posts DFL lawmaker's personal cell number on Facebook

Rep. Erik Mortensen has been accused of 'doxxing' Twin Cities lawmaker Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn.

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Pictures from Minnesota GOP's Deadwood retreat show no masks, no distancing

The pictures were shared in Chair Jennifer Carnahan's latest email newsletter.

Paul Gazelka

Gazelka admits GOP could have handled its COVID outbreak differently

The Senate Majority Leader has been facing calls to resign for failing to inform DFL colleagues and non-partisan staff about positive cases in its Caucus.

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DFL calls on Gazelka to resign as more is revealed about GOP's COVID outbreak

The Senate Majority Leader is under pressure over the party's COVID-19 controversy.

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Ex-state Rep. Nick Zerwas describes terrifying experience with COVID-19

Zerwas spent time in an ICU ward receiving supplemental oxygen.

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'Disgusting': DFL senators say GOP failed to disclose COVID-19 outbreak

Dems say "NO ONE in the DFL nor non-partisan staff was told."

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Manipulated video of Joe Biden in Minnesota shared widely on social media

Among those sharing the doctored footage was House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt.

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Appeals court changes rules for MN absentee ballots received after Election Day

Pending a further challenge, votes received after 8 p.m. on Election Day may not be counted.

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As virus surges, GOP leaders pitch Open Up Minnesota plan to voters

Sen. Paul Gazelka and Rep. Kurt Daudt were among those who launched the drive on Monday.

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Asian American groups criticize MN GOP chair's defense of 'China virus' rhetoric

The group says the language is "deeply harmful" to Asian American communities in Minnesota.

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Rep. Jim Hagedorn fires chief of staff over spending controversy

A recent report found Hagedorn was the top spender in Congress in Q1.

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Minnesota GOP criticized over pictures of mask-less attendees at party event

Party leaders including Paul Gazelka and Kurt Daudt, and congressmen Pete Stauber and Jim Hagedorn were in attendance.