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Sen. Scott Newman, Republican from Hutchinson, writes off sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee.
Minnesotans are evenly split on the U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh in a new Star Tribune-MPR News Minnesota Poll taken before an allegation of sexual assault against him surfaced.
DFLer Tim Walz holds a 9-point advantage over Republican Jeff Johnson in the race for governor with less than two months to the election. The poll finds about one in six voters still undecided in the race.
Recent union endorsements provide clues about the direction of both organized labor and the two parties. The carpenters and their 11,000 Minnesota members endorsed…
Minnesota's airwaves will be increasingly filled with political appeals and attacks.
The GOP gubernatorial candidate fired back, calling the ads "blatant lies."
Housley remains unknown to many Minnesotans and will have to distinguish herself from generic Republicans.
The Stauber campaign declined to make him available or provide access to the e-mails, which appear to violate a St. Louis County policy.
Tim Walz backs tuition-free college plan, public health insurance and rural broadband access. Can he deliver?
Republicans hope that domestic abuse allegations against U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, who is running for Minnesota attorney general, will bring down the rest of his…