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DFL endorses Feehan

The Democratic Farmer Labor Party announced Sunday it endorsed Dan Feehan as candidate for the 1st District congressional seat of the U.S. House of Representatives. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Howland files for 3rd Ward re-election

Jason Howland has filed for re-election to the 3rd Ward Albert Lea City Council seat. Howland, 46, said he has enjoyed his first four years ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

27A Rep. Bennett files for re-election

Peggy Bennett filed this week for re-election for the District 27A representative seat. Bennett, 61, a former longtime first-grade teacher, was first elected in 2014 ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Minnesota seniors file legal challenge against absentee voting rules

ST. PAUL — A group of Minnesota seniors is joining their counterparts in at least four other states by legally challenging their state’s absentee voting ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Associated Press.

DFLers endorse Sparks for District 27 Senate seat

DFLers in Senate District 27 have endorsed incumbent Sen. Dan Sparks for a sixth term in office. The DFL Party’s state legislative endorsements were decided ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Stultz.

Republicans endorse Bennett for fourth term

Republicans unanimously endorsed District 27A Rep. Peggy Bennett last week at the District 27 GOP convention. This is the fourth time that Bennett, of Albert ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Stultz.

Sanders backs Biden as ex-rivals join forces to beat Trump

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders endorsed Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Monday, encouraging his progressive supporters to rally behind the presumptive Democratic nominee in an urgent ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

District 27A candidate focused on improving area economy

A Hayward man running for the District 27A DFL endorsement said he is concerned about the local economy and would like to run for office ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Stultz.

Democrats delay nominating convention amid concerns

Democrats announced Thursday that they were postponing their presidential nominating convention until August, an unprecedented move that shows how the coronavirus is reshaping the battle for the ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

GOP moves to online party conventions

Minnesota Republicans will hold their local party conventions online instead of in-person because of the coronavirus. “During these trying and ever-changing times, it is important that ... Read more

2 months ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Sanders reassessing his campaign after 3 more big Biden wins

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders was trying to determine his next moves on Wednesday, after Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona and ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

Ohio postpones primary, Florida workers a no-show

WASHINGTON — The new coronavirus hampered efforts by voters to get to the polls in some states on Tuesday as the global pandemic left the ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota DFL, GOP scale back political activity amid coronavirus concerns

Minnesota’s two biggest political parties decided Thursday night to delay upcoming conventions and scale back other activities as they respond to concerns about coronavirus and ... Read more

3 months ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Primary takeaways: Joe Biden’s nomination to lose

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s path to the Democratic presidential nomination widened significantly Tuesday with commanding victories in Mississippi, Missouri and Michigan, a state that his ... Read more

3 months ago by Associated Press.

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