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Vaccine doubts fuel doctor’s rise in Minnesota governor race

WATERTOWN — The small-town family doctor angling to become Minnesota’s next governor smiled, leaned into the camera and ...

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Walz launches reelection campaign in divided Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Democratic Gov. Tim Walz launched his campaign for a second term Tuesday in an increasingly divided ...

Education

Absentee voting for school district referendum begins

Absentee voting began Friday for the only item on the ballot Nov. 2. The Albert Lea school district ...

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Minnesota congressional candidates start money race early

MINNEAPOLIS — The 2022 congressional elections are more than a year away, but some Minnesota representatives who may ...

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Trump’s heir? Pence reemerges, lays groundwork for 2024 run

WASHINGTON — When former President Donald Trump was asked to list those he considers the future leaders of ...

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Former Sen. Jensen announces GOP candidacy for governor

MINNEAPOLIS — Former state Sen. Scott Jensen has made his Republican candidacy for governor official. Jensen served one ...

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Republican Doug Wardlow runs for Minnesota attorney general

MINNEAPOLIS — Republican Doug Wardlow announced Wednesday that he’s running again for Minnesota attorney general, stressing a “law ...

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Walz raises $1.7 million for likely 2022 re-election bid

Democratic Gov. Tim Walz has raised $1.7 million for his likely 2022 reelection bid since he took office ...

BREAKING NEWS

The Latest: Trump promises ‘orderly transition’ on Jan. 20

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Congress’ tally of the Electoral College vote won by Joe Biden (all times local): ...

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Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

ATLANTA — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as ...

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Decision day in Georgia with Senate majority at stake

ATLANTA — Georgia voters are set to decide the balance of power in Congress in a pair of ...

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Legal bid to undo state election results nears conclusion

A last-gasp challenge to Minnesota’s 2020 election results was headed for a quick decision Friday before a judge ...

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Biden clears 270-vote mark as electors affirm his victory

WASHINGTON  — The Electoral College gave Joe Biden a majority of its votes Monday, confirming his victory in ...

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Minnesota formally casts its 10 electoral votes for Biden

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s electors on Monday formally cast the state’s 10 electoral votes for Democratic President-elect Joe Biden. ...

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Electors meeting to formally choose Biden as next president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential electors are meeting across the United States on Monday to formally choose Joe Biden ...

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