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Frey challengers Knuth, Nezhad agree to rank each other 2nd

They're urging supporters to do the same on Nov. 2.

Walz, Flanagan

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz launches re-election campaign

Their campaign slogan: "One Minnesota. Moving Forward."

Tina Smith

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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'My patience level is gone': Walz calls on lawmakers to help hospital strain

The governor said only legislators can enact some of the needed measures.

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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."

Mary Moriarty

Mary Moriarty, former chief public defender, is running for Hennepin County Attorney

Current county attorney Mike Freeman isn't seeking re-election.

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Minnesota DFL lawmakers form Reproductive Freedom Caucus

The move comes as some Republicans explore proposals to limit abortion access.

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MN GOP Rep. spreads voter fraud disinformation, draws rebuke from SoS

The lawmaker cited a video claiming there are more than 1.2 million "missing" votes.

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Climate change: What experts say you should lobby your politicians about

Collective action is required to achieve the scale of change that's needed.

Charlotte Tomassoni

Iron Range senator's wife charged with domestic assault

Sen. Tomassoni said he didn't think he'd be able to defend himself due to his ALS diagnosis.

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Watch: Activist confronts Klobuchar about Line 3, gets little response

The senator was quickly ushered away from the scene.

Jim Hagedorn

Rep. Hagedorn being investigated by House Ethics Committee

The probe appears to be related to his office's finances.

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Republican Paul Gazelka announces run for governor

He has been the Senate Majority Leader in the Minnesota Legislature since 2016.

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Line 3 protesters block entrance to DFL booth at MN State Fair

This coincided with a demonstration at the state capitol.

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.

Minnesota State Fair - main gate day 2021

MN disability agency pulls out of State Fair over COVID policies

The Minnesota Council on Disability cited a "lack of leadership" on pandemic measures.

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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.

Jacqueline Zaviska - Photo of Trump-Pence Pennington County Fair photo - CROP

Teen responds to criticism of ribbon-winning photo at county fair

"I wasn't really meaning to send a message," she told Bring Me The News.

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Teenage 4-H'er's county fair photo submission draws ire of local Republicans

The photo of a burning Trump-Pence sign was awarded a blue ribbon at the fair.

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MN Legislature's agreement on public safety bill leaves out key police reforms

Rep. Carlos Mariani called the bill "a great disappointment."