The poll results also reflect a dramatic gender divide that has been evident through much of the campaign.
The stakes of about a dozen suburban races are significant to setting the agenda that will go forward in Minnesota in 2017.
The final days of the campaign season brings letters, news conferences and fresh accusations.
Fewer Americans sought unemployment aid last week, a sign that businesses are holding onto their workers and hiring is likely solid.
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The two sides are battling district by district in a race to secure the 68 seats needed for majority.
VP Joe Biden to visit Duluth Friday
Minnesota's federal bench, one of the nation's busiest, faces two vacancies.
Concern over donations, power struggles detailed.
A majority of Star Tribune Minnesota Poll respondents say Donald Trump's comments in a video about groping women makes him unfit to be president, and a majority also believe he probably has made unwanted sexual advances.
Possible recession, global threats await.
They would rather pay the IRS than hefty premiums with big deductibles.
Independent candidate Evan McMullin, a former CIA officer turned policy wonk who also is a Mormon, is cutting into the "lesser of two evils" vote.
The GOP chairman of the House Oversight Committee says Hillary Clinton offers a "target-rich environment," raising the specter of more partisan acrimony for the next four years.
The revelation of Clinton's private e-mail setup roiled her campaign team in the weeks before its official April 2015 kickoff.
Matt Furie teamed with the Anti-Defamation League to launch a #SavePepe campaign.
Statewide, 47 percent of those polled think Trump was wrong to question the legitimacy of the U.S. election system, and the divide is widened by geography.