Attorney General

January 15, 2019 - 4:29 pm
Senator Amy Klobuchar took part in today's confirmation hearings for William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Attorney General. Klobuchar, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, mentioned that her father was a reporter, and asked his opinion on jailing journalists for doing their...
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Adam Carter
November 07, 2018 - 3:37 pm
Just hours after he was elected Minnesota Attorney General, a reflective Keith Ellison admits he was convinced he was going to lose that race. Ellison, who defeated Republican Doug Wardlow Tuesday by nearly 100,000 votes, was asked by WCCO's Chad Hartman if there were times during the campaign that...
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Adam Carter
August 08, 2018 - 4:14 pm
Minnesota Attorney General and candidate for governor Lori Swanson is denying claims in a published report that her state staffers were rewarded for working on her campaigns with raises and promotions. A report in The Intercept says Swanson pressured government employees to work for her campaign,...
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July 07, 2018 - 9:24 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has endorsed U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison for Minnesota attorney general and plans a pair of rallies in support. Sanders says Ellison will be a "fighter for working people," pointing to his experience in Congress and as a civil rights attorney before he was...
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June 10, 2018 - 10:38 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Democratic Party says it will hold a special endorsing convention for Minnesota candidates vying for Rep. Keith Ellison’s seat in Minnesota's fifth congressional district. The convention will be held June 17 in Minneapolis. Six candidates are seeking to fill the vacancy...
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Susie Jones
June 05, 2018 - 3:48 pm
It felt a little like playing musical chairs as dozens of candidates filed the paperwork needed to run in the August primary in Minnesota. "We're going to have a very different dynamic heading into August 14," said University of Minnesota Political Science professor Larry Jacobs. The morning...
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