Senate

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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 admits GOP could have handled its COVID outbreak differently

The Senate Majority Leader has been facing calls to resign for failing to inform DFL colleagues and non-partisan staff about positive cases in its Caucus.

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Another Minnesota GOP senator tests positive for COVID-19

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

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Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka has COVID-19

Gazelka has had symptoms since last Monday.

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Minnesota Sen. David Senjem tests positive for COVID-19

He tested positive on Sunday and is quarantining at home.

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AP: Tina Smith beats Jason Lewis in U.S. Senate race

Smith didn't get the same level of votes as Biden, but did enough to beat Lewis.

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Dialogue MN: How elections could go in Minnesota

A great read for anyone wondering where the closest battles could be come Election Day.

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Jason Lewis discharged from the hospital after life-threatening hernia

Lewis will return to his home in Woodbury to recover.

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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Lakeville Sen. Matt Little says he's received death threat ahead of election

Little has spoke out against the extreme language in attack ads during the election campaign.

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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.

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House, Senate disagree on policing bills with time running out in Special Session

House leaders say the Senate's bills don't do enough to enact systemic change.

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After 7 years, Tom Bakk out as Senate DFL leader

His successor is Sen. Susan Kent of Woodbury.