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'Cop out': Senate GOP leader under fire for cancelling police reform hearings

Senate Maj. Leader Paul Gazelka retracted support for such hearings.

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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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'Lunatic': John Boehner slams Michele Bachmann in new book

The former House Speaker's upcoming memoir is causing a stir.

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As new session starts, here's what's at stake at the Minnesota Legislature

Lawmakers convened – some remotely – Tuesday for the 92nd regular session.

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My Pillow guy calls on Trump to impose martial law in Minnesota

Mike Lindell is an outspoken supporter of President Trump.

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MN Supreme Court dismisses attempt to block election certification

Another legal defeat for Republicans challenging the election.

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Report: Gazelka refuses to reveal total COVID cases in GOP outbreak

The senate majority leader is under fire for his handling of the situation.

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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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Lisa Bender, Minneapolis City Council president, will not seek reelection

She was a major force in the "dismantle the police" movement.

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Longtime former Rep. Jim Ramstad has died

The moderate Republican lawmaker was known for his work on addiction recovery and mental health.

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Report: WI women's shelter loses funding, police support over BLM signs

"Embrace" has four locations in northwestern Wisconsin.

Rep. Angie Craig

Rep. Angie Craig wins legal victory in fight over special election

She argues that the election should happen on Nov. 3.

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Poll: Biden leads Trump by 6 points in Minnesota

The poll was a collaboration between Star Tribune, KARE 11 and MPR.

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President Trump to return to Minnesota for rally next week

The "Make America Great Again" event happens Wed., Sept. 30.

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Another Walz-appointed commissioner forced out by Senate GOP

The move came as the legislature began its fourth special session.

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Minnesota DFL slams GOP for COVID-19 safety risks at campaign events

The party suggests Republicans are spreading COVID-19.

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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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MN Senate candidate mocked over 'abolish the police' tweet

Facetious comments about a loose black bear didn't go over well.

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MN Senate ends special session with no deal on police reform

Lawmakers failed to agree on other critical legislation as well.

Governor Tim Walz

Walz's emergency powers extended following state House vote

He'll now retain his powers through July 13.

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MN lawmaker compares removal of Columbus statue to 'lynching'

State Rep. Steve Drazkowski represents House District 21B.

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MN GOP calls on Walz to end emergency powers, work with legislature

They say they won't pass a new bonding bill until this happens.