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July 21, 2018
DFL House candidates to debate in Brainerd
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July 19, 2018
t100416 --- Clint Austin --- austinSANDERS1005c5 --- Congressman Rick Nolan gestures while speaking during a rally supporting the Clinton Kaine presidential ticket at the Kirby Ballroom on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth Tuesday night. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Bombshell report alleges northern Minnesota congressman kept employing known harasser
July 19, 2018 - 8:11pm
July 16, 2018
8th District money shows DFL keeps up
July 16, 2018 - 9:48pm
July 13, 2018
Gubernatorial candidate Erin Murphy stopped by Sage on Laurel in downtown Brainerd Thursday, July 12, to discuss her sweeping health care proposal -- a statewide single-payer plan. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Murphy unveils single-payer health plan in gubernatorial run
July 13, 2018 - 7:00am
July 11, 2018
Debra Hilstrom of Brooklyn Center stops by the Brainerd Dispatch offices Tuesday, July 10, to talk about her bid for Minnesota attorney general. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Hilstrom shores up bid for AG's office
July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
8th District DFL candidates to debate
July 11, 2018 - 10:30am
July 7, 2018
Then-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders remarks how Congressman Keith Ellison, D-Minn. is the most progressive member of Congress at the start of a rally DECC Arena in Duluth in January 2016. Sanders will return to Duluth Friday, Julphy 13, to campaign for Ellison, who is running for Minnesota attorney general. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Sanders to stump for Ellison in Minnesota next week
July 7, 2018 - 12:32am
July 3, 2018
Pelikan, 37, said his lack of experience is offset by a strong brand of progressivism -- a record of liberal advocacy dating back to his childhood in Northfield, when he went to this first DFL caucus age 13. Submitted Photo / Pelikan Campaign
Pelikan cites record of staunch progressivism in bid for state attorney general
July 3, 2018 - 8:00am
June 29, 2018
Gubernatorial candidates Lori Swanson (left), Tim Walz, Jeff Johnson and Erin Murphy address a bevy of complex economic questions -- drawing upon their diverse backgrounds, occupations and political leanings. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Governor candidates tackle big questions in state economics
June 29, 2018 - 6:00am
June 19, 2018
Trump supporter Randal Thom of Lakefield, Minn., poses for a photo with his Trump flag at the Duluth convention center parking lot in Duluth Tuesday. Thom is part of a group that travels to Trump rallies across the Midwest called Front Row Joes. They arrive early at rallies to make sure they can be in the front row. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Trump descends on Duluth, but Democrats plan own rally
June 19, 2018 - 9:45pm
Trump supporter Randal Thom of Lakefield, Minn. poses for a photo with his Trump flag at the DECC parking lot in Duluth Tuesday. Thom is part of a group that travels to Trump rallies across the midwest called Front Row Joes. They arrive early at rallies to make sure they can be in the front row. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Trump's Duluth visit sparks mixed reactions
June 19, 2018 - 8:40pm
June 17, 2018
Richard Painter, the one-time ethics counsel to Bush II and a law professor at the University of Minnesota, is running against sitting Senator Tina Smith in the DFL primary. Submitted Photo / Richard Painter Campaign
Painter touts the universal value of ethics for government in senate bid
June 17, 2018 - 8:00am
June 12, 2018
Odin Sjoberg (left) greets 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan and Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Monday, June 11, in the Wings Cafe at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport. Nolan decided to join Lori Swanson’s gubernatorial bid as her lieutenant governor running mate. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video

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The curse of public service: Nolan discusses surprising bid for lt. gov.
June 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 11, 2018
Ban nuclear power and let felons vote? 5 official MN DFL platform positions that might surprise you.
June 11, 2018 - 4:01pm
June 4, 2018
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Challengers come for Stauber in Minnesota's Congressional District 8
June 4, 2018 - 5:51pm
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