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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.

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Minnesota waives requirement for absentee ballot witnesses in primary

The Minnesota SOS has waived the witness requirement and will count ballots postmarked received 2 days after the primary.

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Minnesota GOP's virtual state convention postponed after server issues

GOP chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan claims the party was victim of an alleged cyberattack.

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MN GOP chair criticized for calling Mpls. beach closures 'extreme communist control'

Jennifer Carnahan has been criticized for her tweet on Friday morning.

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Walz: 'Not taking these actions will result in the deaths of Minnesotans'

He's adamant that imposing a 'Stay at Home' order is the right move.

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Coronavirus: MN GOP leaders criticize Gov. Walz's 'Stay at Home' order

GOP leadership has been critical of the order, while some healthcare and business officials praised the response.

Despite 2012 failure, MN Republicans to try again for Voter ID

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka announced the push Friday.

MN Supreme Court rejects voter's effort to change GOP ballot

The Lake Elmo Republican had sued because President Trump is the only name on the ballot.

Rep. Kurt Daudt joins firm linked to lobbying, will still serve as lawmaker

He is the Minority Leader in the Minnesota House of Representatives.

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Change at top of MN GOP as executive director moves to new role

The party's communications director becomes the interim executive director.

GOP state lawmakers condemn Trump-only MN primary ballot

The move by the state Republican party has proved controversial.

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Lawmaker's Walmart insulin video criticized as 'irresponsible'

Democrats have pointed out that over-the-counter insulin isn't suitable for many diabetics.

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Police: Person of interest wanted in State Fair sex assault at GOP booth

Police said one of the party's volunteers was groped over the clothes.