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U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen welcomes his friend and housemate back, three months after Rep. Steve Scalise was gunned down at a congressional baseball practice.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar appeared on The Daily Show Tuesday night to talk about getting things done in Congress, lowering drug prices and the direction of the Democratic party.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar will appear on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" at 10 p.m. today. She'll be the second Minnesota politician in recent months to appear, after Rep. Ilhan Omar came on in July.
A Duluth native who just barely lost Virginia's GOP gubernatorial primary said that politicians have not gone far enough in condemning the left for violence during a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville. "I think that the left is going to try to use this as an excuse to crack down on conservative free speech," said Corey Stewart. "I think they're going to try to use this as an excuse to remove more historical monuments."
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee this week launched digital ads against U.S. Reps. Jason Lewis, Erik Paulsen, and 23 other GOP lawmakers.
Sen. Norm Coleman's American Action Network launches multi-million dollar ad campaign targeted at vulnerable Republican districts.
The National Republican Campaign Committee is targeting several Minnesota Democratic campaign challengers with digital ads attacking some party leaders' support for a single-payer healthcare system.
The deep-pocketed Democrat running for Minnesota's Third Congressional District seat says his donations have come entirely from individual donations over the campaigns first six weeks.
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The attack ads are already starting against House Republicans who approved the controversial healthcare overhaul last week.
Reps. Erik Paulsen, Jason Lewis and Tom Emmer were among 217 House Republicans who voted to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday.
The tobacco industry spent at least $486,000 trying to influence Minnesota politics and government in 2016 and the first part of 2017.