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November 12, 2018
Midterm aftermath: State GOP chair talks 2018 election, eyes 2020 races
In many ways, the 2018 midterm elections have been a tale of two Minnesotas—one rural backcountry, the other urban metro —with the...
November 12, 2018 - 11:00am
November 8, 2018
State goes blue, area swings red
Generally speaking, the state of Minnesota swung blue in the 2018 midterms, backing DFL candidates for governor, both U.S. senate seats, all...
November 8, 2018 - 3:00am
November 7, 2018
Heintzeman garners 3rd term in resounding victory over Menk
On Election Day, the Minnesota House of Representatives' District 10A spoke and it was a resounding yes for two-term representative Josh Heintzeman....
November 7, 2018 - 8:30am
October 30, 2018
Reader Opinion: Vote
In the near future we will be voting for the leaders of Minnesota. I will be looking for new blood to take the place of worthless people. Why? Because I want this state to be strong and stand on the principles that have made this country what it is. If there are bad Republicans, I...
October 30, 2018 - 8:30am
October 29, 2018
Reader Opinion: Vote Democrat
This election is about the future of Social Security and health care. Democrats will and always have protected and advocated expansion of Social Security and believe health care to be at the right of every citizen. Republicans at all levels continue to push for dismantling both. No...
October 29, 2018 - 8:30pm
October 24, 2018
Reader Opinion: Don't vote Democrat
"Therefore if the Son (Jesus) makes you free, you are free indeed!" John 8:36. Wow! What an election! It started with Kavanaugh's hearing (trial), and since then Democrats have lived by the old adage, "If mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy." And their gangster talk, "... when they...
October 24, 2018 - 7:30am
October 20, 2018
'All the tools they need': Data drives Republicans in 8th District race
DULUTH — Consider for a moment the possibilities that a majority of people in the 8th Congressional District 1) don't approve of government-run...
October 20, 2018 - 6:52pm
October 19, 2018
Reader Opinion: Check 'The Donald'
Now that my "evangelical" friends have two new Supreme Court justices (Gorsuch and Kavanaugh) that may overturn Roe v. Wade and old white men have taken over the executive, judicial and legislative branches of our government can we please elect Democrats on Nov. 6 so we can check...
October 19, 2018 - 11:30am
October 18, 2018
Wardlow envisions neutral, nonpartisan role in state AG bid
The office of Minnesota attorney general is often seen as an independent arbiter—the state's top lawyer, working at the behest of its people's...
October 18, 2018 - 11:00am
October 17, 2018
Reader Opinion: Vote blue
RNCC ads attacking Angie Craig and Dean Phillips, Democrats running for Congress in the 2nd and 3rd districts of Minnesota, are misleading and downright deceitful according to fact check articles in the Saturday, Oct. 13, Minneapolis Star Tribune. Not any different here in the 8th....
October 17, 2018 - 8:30am
October 16, 2018
Reader Opinion: Vote Democrat
As a retired Korean War veteran who was active in the Naval Air Reserve carrier squadrons at NAS Minneapolis and NAS Selfridge until I retired, I know that there are many people out there angered, hurt or disappointed by Washington right now. I know because I became active in politics...
October 16, 2018 - 10:30pm
October 10, 2018
Heidi Heitkamp calls out Hillary Clinton for saying Democrats 'cannot be civil' with Republicans
Hillary Clinton says Democrats cannot be civil with Republicans who want "to destroy what you stand for, what you care about." And, she added...
October 10, 2018 - 10:52am
October 9, 2018
The far right melts down over Taylor Swift's endorsement of Democrats
Taylor Swift's declaration that she plans to vote for Democrats next month fell like a hammer across the Trump-worshipping subforums of the far-right...
October 9, 2018 - 9:47am
October 8, 2018
Election debates: District 10B candidates wrangle over health care
Clock's ticking down to Election Day. With five weeks left before the big vote on Nov. 6, candidates are hashing out their differences in a series...
October 8, 2018 - 9:00am
Election debates: District 10A candidates argue their cases
It's time to put faces and policies to the name on the ballot. With five weeks to go until Election Day, residents of the Brainerd lakes area...
October 8, 2018 - 7:00am