Minnesota GOP

Hagedorn - Carnahan side by side

Rep. Hagedorn blames 'cancel-culture' for wife's expulsion from MN GOP

Jennifer Carnahan was forced out as party chair amid a cloud of allegations.

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Civil lawsuit accuses Lazzaro of being sex trafficking 'ringmaster'

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a teenager and her parents.

Anton Lazzaro

Lazzaro seeks pretrial release, pledges 'Truman Show' confinement in luxury condo

The GOP donor and strategist is awaiting trial for federal child sex trafficking charges.

Jennifer Carnahan

Carnahan's $38K severance package sparks anger among some in GOP

The outgoing chairwoman was allowed to break a tie granting her the deal.

Jim Hagedorn, Jennifer Carnahan, Anton Lazzaro.

Ex-GOP director says Carnahan's claims about Lazzaro connection are false

"She will never let the truth see the light of day, because in her narcissistic mind, it would ruin her brand," Andy Aplikowski said.

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GOP House leaders call for investigation into sex harassment, assault claims

They say any leaders who failed in their legal or moral responsibilities should resign or be fired.

jennifer carnahan

4 former MN GOP executive directors call on Carnahan to resign

An increasing number of current and former party executives are calling for the embattled chairwoman to step down.

Anton Lazzaro and Gisela Medina.

19-year-old charged as co-defendant in Lazzaro child sex trafficking case

The indictment against Gisela Medina and GOP strategist Anton Lazzaro was unsealed Monday.

jennifer carnahan

GOP statement on alleged sex harassment sparks new controversy for Carnahan

The statement revealed that Carnahan had been aware of an allegation of sexual misconduct made against a GOP staffer for months.

Kristi noem

Minnesota GOP taps SD Gov. Kristi Noem as keynote speaker for annual dinner

The Minnesota Republicans have announced Noem will speak at its March 12 event.

jennifer carnahan

MN GOP Chair Jennifer Carnahan will seek reelection

Carnahan was first elected to the position in 2017.

GOP senators

Another Minnesota GOP senator tests positive for COVID-19

Sen. Jerry Relph becomes the fourth senator to contract the disease.

paul gazelka

Gazelka's 'I've always said COVID-19 is serious' tweet raises eyebrows

The Senate Majority Leader has attracted plenty of attention for a Thursday tweet.

adam weeks

MN GOPers facing new claims they recruited legal pot candidates to run in swing races

Republicans have allegedly been encouraging people to run as legal marijuana candidates to take votes away from Democrats.