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Minnesota Democrats pitch early primary to DNC

Sixteen states and Puerto Rico are trying to win coveted early voting slots for the 2024 Democratic presidential primary.


Sen. Amy Klobuchar's ocean shipping bill clears Congress

The legislation addressing supply chain struggles passed with wide bipartisan support.


Walz among governors pushing Congress on climate package

The Minnesota DFLer joined 20 Democrats and one GOP governor in urging Congress to take action.


Minnesota congressional delegation divided on gun bill after Texas school shooting

The U.S. House passed the sweeping Protecting Our Kids Act on a 223-204 vote Wednesday.


Man arrested in southern Minnesota and his father are sentenced for roles in Capitol insurrection

The two men were sentenced during a videoconference held by the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia.


Finstad declares victory in Minnesota's First District GOP primary, Munson concedes

A packed field of Republicans tried to win Tuesday's Republican primary.


Clear DFL winner, GOP too close to call in First Congressional District primary

20 candidates filed to run for the seat held by the late U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn.


Minn. Republicans call for unity after bruising convention fight

Party leaders stressed the GOP must overcome differences to end a losing streak in statewide races. Attorney general hopeful Doug Wardlow decided to press on to the primary.


Republicans back Scott Jensen in Minnesota governor's race

The doctor and former state senator narrowly beat Kendall Qualls after a heated fight in Rochester for the GOP endorsement.


First District GOP picks 19-year-old as chair

Southern Minnesota Republicans elected Aaron Farris to the post last month.