The Florida school shooting that killed 17 students and teachers last week has galvanized gun-control groups, who are urging Minnesota legislators to bolster background checks and gun violence prevention. Second Amendment advocates, meanwhile, want lawmakers to reconsider gun-rights bills that fell by the wayside last year.
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A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button. Wear any one of those items to vote in Minnesota, and a poll worker will probably ask you to remove it or cover it up.
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He says it's time to "give something back to my family."
A group of about 100 of Minnesota's richest, most politically engaged Republicans filed into a common room last week. The host was former Gov. Tim Pawlenty. He was offering an opportunity to get in on his own potential comeback bid in a gubernatorial race shaping up as the most significant and wide open in years.
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The no-checking rule should be placed in air quotes. It seems more like a suggestion than a hard and fast rule.
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