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Olmsted County mails absentee ballot applications to all registered voters

Hennepin, Ramsey and Dakota counties have similar plans.

Control of the Minnesota Senate is now up for grabs in November

It follows the resignation of Michelle Fischbach – now the Lieutenant Governor.

Tim Pawlenty is focusing his attacks on Tim Walz - and vice-versa

But Democrats also think Pawlenty is the main Republican threat.

Tim Pawlenty won't seek endorsement at GOP convention

He'll focus his efforts on the Republican primary, he confirmed.

Richard Painter takes aim at Trump as he confirms DFL Senate run

The former Bush ethics lawyer also had words for Sen. Tina Smith.

GOP candidate withdraws from governor race, blames Pawlenty

Pawlenty's fundraising has dwarfed his GOP rivals.

Tim Pawlenty has already raised $1M for his governor run

His fundraising far outstrips his GOP rivals.

DFL endorses candidates to run against Paulsen, Lewis

But there was no clear winner in the 8th District.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fears 'blue wave' in November

The Democratic candidate easily won the election for the state's Supreme Court.

Why a Census question could have huge impact on MN

The state is at risk of losing a seat in Congress because of demography changes.

Minnesota's elections chief gets 'secret' security clearance

Steve Simon will be able to access classified information.

Minnesota needs to upgrade its voter registration system to protect against attack, audit finds

The report suggests urgent improvements are needed to protect against hacks and ineligible voters.

Read the indictment against 13 Russians accused of interfering in 2016 elections

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein released the indictments on Friday.

New lawmakers, but little change after Minnesota special elections

There were no flipped seats in Monday's special elections.

Charges: St. Paul councilor helped elderly woman cast election ballot

St. Paul City Council member Dai Thao is facing three charges.

What's in the Donald Trump book the world is talking about?

Excerpts of Michael Wolff's book features comments from, among others, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon.

Election Day 2017: Bad news for Republicans?

Democrats cleaned up in some major races last night.

Here's how to find out who won in Tuesday's election

30 cities and 145 school districts held elections Tuesday.