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Days After Facing Domestic-Abuse Allegations, Keith Ellison Wins Primary Over the weekend, Ellison was accused of violently dragging his ex-girlfriend out of bed and cursing at her.
Tim Pawlenty’s Comeback Flops With Minnesota Gubernatorial Primary Loss TPaw, the state’s former governor, squandered a big advantage in money and name ID as both parties saw primary upsets.
Former W. Bush Ethics Lawyer Running for Franken’s Senate Seat as a Democrat Richard Painter, a lifelong Republican, is expected to challenge Senator Tina Smith, who was appointed to the seat when Franken resigned.
Everything to Know About the ‘Gambling Grandma’ Wanted for Double Murder She allegedly killed her husband and a Florida stranger, whose identity she stole.
Lamb Win Could Point to Democratic Resurgence in Lily-white Districts Under the right circumstances, it looks like Democrats can again win in places where they don’t have their customary minority base.
Richard Painter Mulls Trying to Throw Senate Race to Pro-Trump Republican He’s contemplating a run for Al Franken’s former Senate seat as a Democrat or independent.
Are You There God? It’s Me, Michele Michele Bachmann didn’t “get a sense from the Lord” she should run for Al Franken’s vacated Senate seat.
Michele Bachmann Has Asked God If She Should Run for Al Franken’s Senate Seat The former congresswoman and failed presidential candidate is weighing a return to politics, if God gives her the go-ahead.
Michele Bachmann Has Asked God If She Should Run for Al Franken’s Seat The former congresswoman and failed presidential candidate is weighing a return to politics, if God gives her the go-ahead.
Democrat Tina Smith Will Replace Franken in the Senate — and Wants to Run in ’18 She’ll become the 22nd woman currently serving in the Senate, and is planning on running in 2018.
Female Lieutenant Governor Poised to Take Franken’s Seat If the Minnesota senator resigns, Tina Smith is expected to take his place in the Senate — but only for one year.
FBI Searches for Suspects After Bombing of Minnesota Mosque No one was injured in the Saturday-morning blast, which may have been a domestic terrorist attack.
How Anti-Vaccine Activists Harmed Somali-Americans A recent outbreak is only going to bring further discrimination against a vulnerable group whose members were targeted by charlatans.
Awarding Electoral Votes by Congress District Becoming Big Temptation for GOP So long as Republicans have an advantage in House districts, they will be thinking about building that right into the system for electing presidents.
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Minnesota Boycotts Football After Sexual-Assault Inquiry Results in Suspensions Teammates said they’re boycotting football games after 10 players were suspended following an investigation into sexual assault.
Trump and Pence Head to Minnesota in Sign of Desperation Trump hasn’t led a single poll in Minnesota this cycle, and the GOP hasn’t won the state in decades. But the mogul needs an upset somewhere.
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Restaurant Owner Bans Muslims As Payback for Recent Terror Attacks Customers are now greeted by a “Get Out Muslims” sign in the parking lot.
Stabbing Attack at Minnesota Mall Leaves 8 Injured The assailant, who was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer, reportedly referenced “Allah” during the attack.
Lili Huang Accused of Enslaving Chinese Nanny Real-life horror in a wealthy Minnesota suburb.
Hundreds Arrested As Black Lives Matter Protests Continue Nationwide Demonstrations over the weekend left officers injured and activists complaining that the police response was overly aggressive.
Cop’s Lawyer: Castile Shot Due to Gun, Not Race “This heartbreaking incident had nothing to do with race. It had to do with the presence of a gun.”
Minnesota Proposes the PRINCE Act, Making It a Lot Harder to Exploit His Name The bill would give Prince’s estate better control over the late singer’s name and likeness.
Customers Outraged Over Racist Placemats “I have felt sick to my stomach and stressed out since seeing that image on the table where I was planning to eat my food.”
The Restaurateur Who Made Servers Pay Diner’s Credit-Card Fees Had a “We have always listened to our guests and our community,” said Blue Plate owner David Burley.
Person Who Organized Nazi-Themed Dinner Says It’s Not That Big a Deal, Wearing SS uniforms is just like people who dress up at Star Trek conventions, he says.
Minnesota Republican Thinks NBA Is Full of Thugs Minnesota Republican Pat Garofalo thinks basketball players are thugs.
Waitress Gets to Keep $12,000 Tip That May or May Not Be Drug Money After police seize the cash, claiming it’s part of an investigation, the server fights to get paid.
Learn ‘How to Speak Minnesotan’ Comedian and YouTube sensation Mikala Bierma is from Minnesota, so you can trust her.
Michael Jackson’s Chef Gives Testimony; Top Chef Vets Opening Everywhere Kai Chase says she was making lunch when she learned of the dire emergency.
Downey’s: Was It Worth Rescue–ing?; McDonald’s Plus: Paperwork and Minnesota’s government shutdown could make MillerCoors beers illegal; and wheat, corn, meat and dairy prices are expected to continue rising, all in our morning news roundup.
Al Franken Whispers the Tea Party, Minnesota-Style A Minnesotan food-on-a-stick competition in Brooklyn.
Minnesota, You Have Compromised Your Access to Thin Mints Hopefully you’ve saved a box in the freezer from last year.
Heavy Rain Causes Severe Flooding in the Midwest Small towns in Minnesota and Wisconsin are already underwater.
Target Issues Apology After Donation to Anti-Gay, Conservative Republican “I realize our decision affected many of you in a way I did not anticipate, and for that I am genuinely sorry.” Load More