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Minnesota Poll: Biden holds on to lead over Trump

A new MPR News/Star Tribune/KARE-11 Minnesota Poll of 800 registered voters shows former Democrat Joe Biden leads President Trump by 48-42 percent with 8 percent ... Read more

20 hours ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Trump to return to Minnesota for Duluth rally on Wednesday

MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump will campaign in Duluth on Wednesday, his campaign announced Friday, marking his third visit to the key swing state of ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Campaign signs to be removed from state highway rights of way

The Minnesota Department of Transportation in southeast Minnesota will remove campaign signs and other advertising not allowed under state law on highway right of way, ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Pence, Ivanka visit salon damaged by Minneapolis unrest

MINNEAPOLIS — Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump made an unannounced stop Thursday at a hair salon left in rubble by the violence that ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Rematches key to control of the Minnesota Legislature

The contest for control of the Minnesota Legislature is underway, and several of the campaigns for House and Senate seats feature candidates who have run ... Read more

3 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Minnesota governor activates National Guard for Pence visit

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s governor called in the National Guard on Thursday to help provide security and keep the peace during a visit by Vice President ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

In battleground states, Catholics are swing votes

For decades, Roman Catholic voters have been a pivotal swing vote in U.S. presidential elections, with a majority backing the winner — whether Republican or ... Read more

1 week ago by Associated Press.

Biden, Trump pitch to voters in northern Minnesota

By Dan Kraker, Brian Bakst and John Enger, Minnesota Public Radio News On the same day that early voting begins in Minnesota, President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential ... Read more

1 week ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Trump, Biden absorb news of Ginsburg death on the fly while campaigning in Minnesota

BEMIDJI — Minutes into the latest Donald Trump campaign rally, the world got word that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died. But no one told ... Read more

1 week ago by Associated Press.

Mower County farmer shows his support for Trump through bean field

As the election season draws near, candidate signs are covering yards and highways throughout the nation. Darin Voigt, a lifetime farmer who lives near Taopi, ... Read more

1 week ago by Rocky Hulne.

Election Day voting in Minnesota starts now

Patrick Gordon has been on a countdown to the day he’ll cast his 2020 ballot.  Gordon wants to avoid Election Day crowds because of a chronic ... Read more

1 week ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has backed Democratic presidential candidates for nearly half a century and rarely receives much attention during the final stages of the race, ... Read more

1 week ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota calls on Trump, Biden to follow guidelines

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz urged the campaigns of President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Tuesday to abide by the state’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Visits, voting punctuate big political week in Minnesota

It's a big week in Minnesota politics. Voters will get an up-close look at the rivals for the presidency this week and also will have the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Trump, Biden plan dueling visits to Minnesota next Friday

MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will both bring their presidential campaigns to Minnesota on Friday of next week. The Trump ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Associated Press.

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