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Muslim Congresswoman-Elect Ilhan Omar Began Victory Speech With Islamic Blessing
Ilhan Omar, one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, wished peace to her supporters during a victory party celebrating her historic win.
Dave Hutchinson Poised To Become First Openly Gay Sheriff In Midwest
The 39-year-old progressive appears to have narrowly defeated pro-Trump Sheriff Rich Stanek in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
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GOP Rep. Jason Lewis Loses To Queer Minnesota Businesswoman Angie Craig
Many of Lewis' incendiary comments about black Americans and women from his days as a radio host resurfaced over the summer.
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Keith Ellison Elected Minnesota Attorney General
The congressman, who was accused of domestic abuse earlier this year, won a contentious race against Republican Doug Wardlow.
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Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Win, Become First Muslim Women Elected To Congress
The progressive Democrats won their races for House seats in Michigan and Minnesota.
Minnesota GOP Senate Candidate Says People With Pre-Existing Conditions Are ‘Wealthier’
Karin Housley's website and a new ad claim she supports coverage for pre-existing conditions, but her own statements suggest otherwise.
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Rep. Jason Lewis Mocked Victims Of Sexual Misconduct In Surfaced Radio Clip
"Is that really something that’s going to be seared in your memory that you’ll need therapy for?” Jason Lewis said in the 2012 clip published by CNN.
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Minnesota GOP Senate Contender Compared Michelle Obama To A 'Chimp' On Facebook
Republican Karin Housley is challenging Democratic Sen. Tina Smith.
Multitasking Meteorologist Gives Weather Report With Sleeping Baby On Back
Minnesota weather forecaster Susie Martin hopes to inspire other parents to wear their children.
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GOP Lawmaker Rips Mic From Democratic Candidate's Hands During Debate
When he was done talking, Rep. Duane Quam just tossed the mic in front of her.
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Racism Rears Its Head In Keith Ellison’s Attorney General Race
Minnesota Democrats moved a campaign meet-and-greet event amid threats of anti-Muslim, alt-right protests.
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Minnesota Birds Are Getting 'Drunk' On Fermented Berries, Police Say
Police in Gilbert, Minnesota, would like you to stop calling the cops on them.
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Abuse Accusation Looms Over Keith Ellison’s Bid For Attorney General
A state Democratic investigation called the physical abuse claim against the congressman “unsubstantiated,” but the issue still haunts the progressive’s campaign.
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Rep. Keith Ellison Abuse Claims Unsubstantiated, DFL-Hired Attorney Finds
By Kyle Potter, AP
The Democratic nominee for Minnesota attorney general has denied physically and emotionally abusing his former girlfriend, Karen Monahan.
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Minnesota Lawmaker Drops Re-Election Bid After Daughter Claims He Molested Her
State Rep. Jim Knoblach abandoned his campaign after learning that Minnesota Public Radio News was publishing his daughter's allegations.
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Trump Is Wreaking Havoc On Republican Governor Primaries
In Minnesota and Kansas, the victory of Trump-style candidates makes GOP wins less likely.
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Keith Ellison Wins Minnesota Attorney General Primary While Facing Abuse Accusations
The Democratic congressman moves ones step closer to becoming the first Muslim statewide elected official in U.S. history.
Ilhan Omar Wins Democratic Primary For Congress In Minnesota
If she wins in November as expected, she'll become one of America’s first Muslim congresswomen.
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Women Stranded On Unicorn Float Lassoed To Safety By Police In Magical Video
"Sometimes even unicorns need help."
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Most Top Democrats, Progressive Groups Reserve Judgment On Keith Ellison Allegations
A former girlfriend of the Minnesota congressman and attorney general candidate has accused him of emotional and physical abuse.
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Rep. Keith Ellison Denies Domestic Abuse Accusations
An ex-girlfriend's son alleged the Minnesota lawmaker dragged his mother off a bed and berated her while they were dating.
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GOP Lawmaker Said Black Welfare Recipients 'Substituted One Plantation For Another'
Rep. Jason Lewis (R-Minn.) also referred to benefits recipients as "parasites" on his radio show.
Breastfeeding Moms Accuse Public Pool Of Violating Their Rights
Minnesota state law allows a mother to breastfeed anywhere she deems fit.
Corgi Races Take Over Canterbury Park
Cute corgi pups waddled their way to the finish line in a fierce competition.
Minnesotans Rally Around Mosque Allegedly Vandalized With Bacon
The interfaith community gathered outside a Rochester mosque to show support.
Asian-American GOP Official Says Party Members Have Called Her 'Ch*nk'
Jennifer Carnahan says she's also been called a "dragon lady" and "a stupid Asian not even born in America."
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