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Rep. Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar says Kevin McCarthy is attempting to 'single' her out

“McCarthy’s effort to repeatedly single me out for scorn and hatred—including threatening to strip me from my committee—does nothing to address the issues our constituents deal with," she said.

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What to watch for in 2022 Minnesota primary elections

Bring Me The News brings you a breakdown of what to watch for Tuesday.

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Walz, Jensen react to historic Supreme Court reversal of Roe v. Wade

After voting to overturn Roe, conservative Justice Clarence Thomas has hinted contraception and same-sex marriage protections should follow.

Keith Ellison

Minnesota AG calls for full cancelation of federal student loan debt

Keith Ellison joins an attorneys general coalition that is urging President Joe Biden to cancel all publicly held debts for student borrowers.

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MN Senate blocks plan for high-speed rail between Twin Cities-Duluth

The Northern Lights Express project would have provided rail service between Minneapolis and Duluth, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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Group of House DFLers seeks support for 'gas tax holiday' this summer

The proposal has yet to gain full support from the party.

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Protesters pack Minneapolis City Hall, launch ethics complaint against Frey

The move follows the death of Amir Locke at the hands of local police.

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'What happened to you?': Gun owners' group leader criticized over Amir Locke support

The Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus released a statement criticizing MPD over the killing.

Rep. Ilhan Omar

Election officials dismiss conservative group's complaint against Rep. Ilhan Omar

The group alleged that she used campaign funds on her future husband's consulting firm.

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Jan. 6 insurrection: New, more serious charges for MN man and his father

The duo now face a felony civil disorder charge for obstruction of a Capitol police officer.

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President Biden coming to Minnesota to promote Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Tuesday's trip follows passage of the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.

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Beleaguered Ward 9 city council candidate loses Strib endorsement

Mickey Moore has faced questions in recent days about where he actually lives.

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Minnesota House will continue hybrid operations, require masks in 2022

The Speaker of the House announced the plans in a memo to members and staff on Thursday.

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Hodges accuses Frey of falsely claiming she supports 'strong mayor' amendment

"Please know that if you have been told this, it is a lie: I have no position on the amendment," Hodges tweeted.

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Walz calls for vaccine, testing requirements for state's teachers

The governor said there should also be "consistent" COVID mitigation requirements for schools.

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Lake Minnetonka-area mayor found dead in his home

Paul Skrede served the Deephaven community for 19 years.

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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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MN rep calls upholding of TX abortion law 'great news for America'

Rep. Tim Miller also outlined a new abortion-related bill he plans to introduce.

Senator Jeremy Miller

Sen. Jeremy Miller elected Republican caucus leader, replacing Gazelka

He'll officially be named Senate Majority Leader once the Senate is in session again.

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Ousted MN GOP chair mulls return to politics, possible run for governor

Jennifer Carnahan resigned over an associate's sex trafficking indictment.

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Line 3 protesters disrupt, shut down Gov. Walz speech

Walz left the Alexandria fundraising event early.

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DFL Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent stepping down, won't seek reelection

The announcement comes as Kent faces criticism over the party's handling of recent allegations of sexual harassment by a former staffer.

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Sen. Michelle Benson joins Minnesota governor's race

The Ham Lake Republican says she'll prioritize public safety, and criticized the state's handling of the pandemic.