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August 13, 2018
News cameras focus on U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison on June 5, 2018, as he signs paperwork to withdraw from running for re-election in favor of running for Minnesota attorney general. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota primary features plenty of twists
August 13, 2018 - 3:16pm
August 9, 2018
Money a 'primary' concern in 8th District race
August 9, 2018 - 6:17pm
August 8, 2018
Governor candidate Jeff Johnson says at Farmfest Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, that he grew up in greater Minnesota, so understands issues there. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Farmers crowd into hear Minnesota governor candidates at Farmfest
August 8, 2018 - 6:46pm
August 7, 2018
Candidates for the southern Minnesota U.S. House district gather after a Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Farmfest forum near Redwood Falls. From left are Carla Nelson, Jim Hagedorn and Dan Feehan. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural Minnesota congressional hopefuls agree on farm visa program
August 7, 2018 - 6:42pm
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith draws a number from candidate forum organizer Kent Thisse to determine where she sits during the Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Farmfest event. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota U.S. Senate candidates trade arguments on trade
August 7, 2018 - 5:32pm
August 6, 2018
Political activists, such as these at the 2018 Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party state convention, will watch the Aug. 14 primary election to see if candidates they endorsed prevail and move on to the Nov. 6 general election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Hot Minnesota races may drive up voter turnout
August 6, 2018 - 3:28pm
July 13, 2018
Minnesota Republican governor candidate Jeff Johnson speaks during a Nov. 9, 2017, forum. He and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, the other major GOP hopeful, sparred on Thursday, July 12, 2018,  over a Pawlenty televison commercial attacking Johnson. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Johnson-Pawlenty race gets testy
July 13, 2018 - 2:08pm
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
Repeal the Legacy Amendment and outlaw gay marriage? 5 official Republican platform positions that might surprise you.
June 11, 2018 - 4:01pm
June 5, 2018
Record number of women running for Minnesota House
June 5, 2018 - 9:26pm
DFL late arrivals fill out 8th District race; Independence Party candidate also joins fray
June 5, 2018 - 8:11pm
May 30, 2018
Representative Collin Peterson says getting the Farm Bill passed is a motivator for the run for his 15th term. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Farm Bill motivates Peterson to run for 15th term
May 30, 2018 - 6:22pm
April 20, 2018
Then-Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty talks about a $34.4 billion budget proposal in 2007. Don Davis / Forum News Service file photo
Capitol Chatter: Pawlenty and his money back in politics
April 20, 2018 - 1:36pm
March 19, 2018
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty talks to reporters Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, after he spoke to Republican Minnesota House members. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tim Pawlenty launches governor campaign committee
March 19, 2018 - 2:46pm
March 9, 2018
Beth Kantor of Plymouth tells a Minnesota Senate committee on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, that a service dog is important to help her get around with multiple sclerosis. Watching are state Sens. Justin Eichorn of Grand Rapids and Ann Rest of New Hope. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Service animal owners want protection against fakes
March 9, 2018 - 12:24pm
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