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February 23, 2018
Al Franken: What's next? 'I'm not quite ready to answer yet.'
ST. PAUL — Al Franken, what's next for you? "It's a good question, and one I'm not quite ready to answer yet." That's how the former U.S....
February 23, 2018 - 5:53pm
February 4, 2018
Citizens shape parties at caucus level - Precinct caucuses to convene Tuesday night
Minnesota citizens will have their chance to directly impact their political party Tuesday, Feb. 6, through precinct caucuses. Caucuses are a...
February 4, 2018 - 6:00am
January 16, 2018
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
ST. PAUL — Former Republican Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will not run for the U.S. Senate in November. Pawlenty, who has been courted by...
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
January 5, 2018
Analysis: Peterson, Heitkamp vote often against party, Hoeven closer to party line
Northwest Minnesota's U.S. representative and North Dakota's Democratic senator are near the top of a list of congressional members who voted...
January 5, 2018 - 8:50pm
January 3, 2018
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
WASHINGTON — Tina Smith raised her right hand and swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution, replacing Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken after...
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's best-known politician has resigned from the U.S. Senate while a well-known political celebrity considers running for...
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
Michele Bachmann tells televangelist she might run for Al Franken's Senate seat
Former congresswoman Michele Bachmann recently announced on a televangelist's show that she is mulling a run for Al Franken's U.S. Senate seat...
January 2, 2018 - 2:04pm
December 30, 2017
Commentary: 2018 to be politically busy, busy, busy in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—The year now ending was unpredictably busy in Minnesota politics, but 2018 will be predictably busy. It could set a busy record....
December 30, 2017 - 7:32am
December 28, 2017
Franken bids farewell to supporters
December 28, 2017 - 9:22pm
Franken plans event for supporters as poll suggests voters want him to stay
MINNEAPOLIS — Hours before Sen. Al Franken makes an appearance to publicly thank “supporters and friends,” one new poll states the majority...
December 28, 2017 - 9:51am
December 24, 2017
Sexual harassment, opioids lead list of top MN stories in 2017
Allegations of sexual harassment and the #metoo movement gained momentum, causing a storm of controversy that ended the careers of Minnesota...
December 24, 2017 - 8:30am
December 23, 2017
Commentary: 'New' Minnesota Capitol, enlarged political divide
ST. PAUL—Oh, what a year 2017 was in Minnesota politics. It all started innocently enough, with the state Capitol re-opening after years...
December 23, 2017 - 8:02am
December 22, 2017
Fischbach advised to quit Senate: Minnesota solicitor general says state senator can’t also be lieutenant governor
ST. PAUL — You can’t be a Minnesota state senator and the state’s lieutenant governor at the same time. That’s the opinion, issued Thursday,...
December 22, 2017 - 12:09am
December 21, 2017
'We're losing the war for truth': Sen. Franken denounces Trump, GOP in final floor speech
WASHINGTON - Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., bade farewell to Capitol Hill on Thursday with a lengthy broadside against the policies of the Trump administration...
December 21, 2017 - 3:11pm
December 20, 2017
Can Franken preserve his legacy? He made his first try Wednesday
WASHINGTON—Minnesota gets a new U.S. senator on Jan. 3. A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Al Franken said on Wednesday, Dec. 20, that the senator...
December 20, 2017 - 7:42pm