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Former state rep. out of race for GOP chair due to COVID infection

Jim Newberger had been aiming to replace the recently-resigned Jennifer Carnahan.

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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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State lawmaker to deploy to Middle East with National Guard unit

Sen. Zach Duckworth (R-Lakeville) is a major in the MN Army National Guard.

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Jennifer Carnahan speaks out, says she's victim of 'coup' within the GOP

She says that she's victim of "smears" after one of her close confidants, Anton Lazzaro, was indicted for child sex trafficking.

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More elected Republicans urging embattled GOP chair Carnahan to resign

It's over her close connection to Anton Lazzaro, who's accused of child sex trafficking.

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Gold, private jets and Ferraris: Arrested GOP strategist's high-flying lifestyle

Some Minnesota Republicans have started distancing themselves from Anton Lazzaro, pledging to return donations from him.

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GOP gov. candidate Jensen joins lawsuit to block child COVID vaccinations

The lawsuit has been filed by a group led by a woman charged in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol Insurrection.

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Rep. Mortensen lays into Republican colleagues after he was kicked out of GOP caucus

The first-term lawmaker was kicked out o the New House Republican Caucus this week.

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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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After intense campaign, Jennifer Carnahan reelected MN GOP chair

This will be her third term leading Minnesota Republicans.

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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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MN Rep. Franson criticized for sharing meme about US Capitol riots

Franson is accused of making light of the deadly riots in Washington, D.C.

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GOP Sen. Jerry Relph dies of COVID-19 complications

He was one of several GOP lawmakers infected in an outbreak shortly after 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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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.

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Jason Lewis undergoes emergency surgery for 'life-threatening' hernia

Lewis is challenging U.S. Sen. Tina Smith in this year's election.

Ron Johnson

COVID-positive Wisconsin senator attended fundraiser while awaiting test results

Public health guidelines recommend isolating while waiting for test results.

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After exposure to Trump, 3 MN congressmen violated Delta COVID-19 policy

U.S. Reps. Pete Stauber, Tom Emmer and Jim Hagedorn flew after being exposed to President Trump and others on Air Force One.

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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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Unable to limit his COVID-19 powers, Senate GOP ousts Walz appointee

The state's Labor and Industry Commissioner is out of a job.

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Minnesota Senate to hold hearings on Twin Cities riots

DFLers upset, call for criminal justice reforms instead.