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September 4, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh, U.S. Supreme Court associate justice nominee for President Donald Trump, walks through the U.S. Capitol in Washington on July 10, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Kavanaugh hearing: Trump's nominee will pledge to be 'a neutral and impartial arbiter'
September 4, 2018 - 9:43am
August 27, 2018
Dayton orders flags at half-staff in honor of Sen. John McCain
August 27, 2018 - 7:36pm
August 21, 2018
First farm bill conference meeting set for Sept. 5
August 21, 2018 - 5:14pm
August 20, 2018
Trump urges Senate to pass bill cracking down on fentanyl shipments
August 20, 2018 - 3:59pm
August 15, 2018
Voters head into Bethlehem Lutheran Church Tuesday Aug. 14, location of Brainerd Ward 3 Precincts 2 and 3 to cast their ballots. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County by the numbers: Election results for primary races
August 15, 2018 - 3:00am
August 14, 2018
Former Senator Norm Coleman speaks in support of Mitt Romney before the presidential candidate appeared at a campaign stop in at Freightmasters in Eagan, Minn., on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. .(Pioneer Press: Ben Garvin)
Former Minnesota U.S. senator Coleman says he has advanced lung cancer
August 14, 2018 - 8:01pm
August 10, 2018
U.S. Senate candidate Bob Anderson is challenging Republican-endorsed candidate Karin Housley in the GOP primary Tuesday, Aug. 14. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Anderson makes outsider, populist campaign for senate
August 10, 2018 - 9:00am
August 6, 2018
Sen. Tina Smith
Guest Opinion: Making farm and trade policies work for Minnesota
August 6, 2018 - 5:30pm
July 31, 2018
This is the second time state Sen. Karin Housley is running as a challenge to Democratic policies -- first, in 2012 when she  ran for the state Legislature to combat policies hurting small business; now, to unseat Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., who doesn't represent everyday Minnesotans, Housley said. Submitted Photo / Housley campaign
Housley challenges opponent's 'extreme' politics in senate bid
July 31, 2018 - 12:38pm
June 26, 2018
Mike McFeely, Oct. 17, 2015Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Commentary: Cramer hopes to get a needed jolt from Trump
June 26, 2018 - 5:40pm
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 15, 2018
Joining President Donald Trump, left, on stage at the Adeavor Mandan Refinery were from left Sen. John Hoeven, Governor Doug Burgum, Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford, Rep. Kevin Cramer and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. President Trump invited the officials to the stage during his welcoming remarks on last September. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Trump to hold Fargo campaign rally June 27
June 15, 2018 - 5:43pm
June 5, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is shown in the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 13, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Senate leader cancels most of August recess, forcing campaign schedule scramble
June 5, 2018 - 3:37pm
June 1, 2018
t060118 -- 60218.N.DNT.GOPConventionc1 -- State Rep. Jim Newberger won the U.S. senate endorsement at the Minnesota GOP State Convention at the DECC Friday. Newberger will take on DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar in November.Tyler Schank / tschank@duluthnews.com
Minnesota GOP endorses Senate candidates Newberger, Housley
June 1, 2018 - 11:28pm
April 30, 2018
Richard Painter, professor and cable news commentator, announces on Monday, April 30, 2018, that he is running for U.S. Senate as a Democrat. He faces U.S. Sen. Tina Smith in the Aug. 14 primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Ex-Bush aide, TV commentator Painter in Senate race
April 30, 2018 - 12:34pm
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