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June 7, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 24, 2017
Jeff Erdmann. Submitted photo
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
May 24, 2017 - 5:11pm
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 9, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
Justice David Stras, a candidate for re-election to the Minnesota Supreme Court. (Submitted photo)
Trump picks Minnesota justice for federal court
May 9, 2017 - 9:46am
April 18, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., questions Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 21, 2017. (Joshua Roberts Reuters)
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 15, 2017
Rep. Erin Maye Quade (DFL–Apple Valley), Sen. Greg Clausen (DFL–Apple Valley), and Rep. Anna Wills (R–Rosemount) answered questions at a town hall meeting in Apple Valley March 11. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
District 57 town hall meeting covered range of legislative topics
March 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
March 13, 2017
Sen. Greg Clausen, Rep. Anna Wills, and Rep. Erin Maye Quade
District 57 officials to host town hall in Apple Valley
March 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
February 28, 2017
Around 80 people hoping to speak to Rep. Jason Lewis attended a town hall at the Wentworth Library in West St. Paul on Thursday, Feb. 23. Lewis was invited to the town hall, organized by constituents in the 2nd Congressional District, but chose not to attend. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Kim Ukura)
Constituent town halls happen 'with or without' congressman
February 28, 2017 - 5:30am
February 15, 2017
Clergy and volunteers throughout the state joined Protect Minnesota Executive Director Nancy Nord Bence Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2017, for the group's Broken Hearts Day event to address gun violence. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Protect Minnesota takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill introduced in Legislature
February 15, 2017 - 8:40am
January 23, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses while giving his annual State of the State Address in the House Chambers of the State Capitol in St. Paul, Monday, January 23, 2017. (St. Paul Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)
Dayton collapses during State of State speech
January 23, 2017 - 8:29pm
December 22, 2016
Election judge honored for 50 years of service
December 22, 2016 - 4:27pm
December 6, 2016
Joe Atkins
New commissioner seeks to improve quality of life without increasing costs
December 6, 2016 - 4:58pm
November 23, 2016
Judge blocks Obama rule extending overtime pay
November 23, 2016 - 9:08am
November 9, 2016
Incumbents leading in District 57 and District 57B
November 9, 2016 - 3:01pm
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