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Trump, Biden go after each other on coronavirus, taxes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply different visions of how to handle the surging pandemic and fought over ... Read more

4 hours ago by Associated Press.

Poll: Many in U.S. distrust campaign info

In a presidential election year that has thrown the country’s divisions into stark relief, Americans can agree on this: Misinformation about government and politics is ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

District 27A candidates face off in forum

District 27A candidates on Tuesday shared opinions on everything from agriculture and the COVID-19 pandemic to priorities for the upcoming legislative session and whether to ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Republicans pledge to lift COVID restrictions if elected

Republicans in the Minnesota House and Senate are pledging to lift COVID-19 restrictions on businesses, churches and schools if they’re put in charge next year. Read more

3 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Some things to know about Minnesota’s atypical election

MINNEAPOLIS — After enduring months of bitter and polarizing political campaigning, Minnesotans eager for the finish line with next month’s election may have to wait ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

Lewis’ hopes for Senate upset may turn on Trump’s fate

STILLWATER — Jason Lewis’ strategy for knocking off Democratic U.S. Sen. Tina Smith has been clear for over a year: For better or worse, the ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

Campaign cash piles up in final stretch

Minnesota’s congressional candidates have millions of dollars to spend in the campaign’s final weeks — though some candidates have more money on hand than others. Read more

5 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

‘Not just red or blue’: DFL congressional candidate Feehan visits Austin

DFL Minnesota 1st Congressional District candidate Dan Feehan stopped in Austin on Friday to conduct a farm tour in the middle of harvest. Feehan said ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Candidate Q&A: Minnesota House District 27A

This is a continuation of the Tribune’s candidate Q&A features and the fourth such feature with District 27A Rep. Peggy Bennett (R) and challenger Thomas ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

School board candidates discuss issues in forum

Albert Lea Area Schools board candidates took part in a candidate forum Thursday evening at Riverland Community College in Albert Lea. The seven candidates — ... Read more

6 days ago by Colleen Harrison.

Avalanche of early votes is transforming the 2020 election

More than 17 million Americans have already cast ballots in the 2020 election, a record-shattering avalanche of early votes driven both by Democratic enthusiasm and a ... Read more

7 days ago by Associated Press.

Bipartisan Christian group forms super PAC to oppose Trump

WASHINGTON — A group of prominent Christians from both sides of the aisle, including a past faith adviser to former President Barack Obama, is forming ... Read more

1 week ago by Associated Press.

5th Ward council candidates tackle attracting businesses, taxes and the pandemic in forum

Fifth Ward Albert Lea City Council candidates faced off Wednesday night at City Hall about attracting businesses to the city, taxes and other ways to ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Stultz.

Commissioner candidates face off in forums

Topics included roads, taxes, goals for office Freeborn County commissioner candidates in two districts took on questions regarding roads, taxes and the impact of the ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Stultz.

Q&A: Commissioner candidates weigh-in

Freeborn County voters will select commissioners in Districts 1, 3 and 5 this election. Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Stultz.

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