Politics

Caleb Williams
Adam Carter
January 07, 2019 - 5:12 pm
As the legislature convenes Tuesday, many will be remembering one of the more charismatic lawmakers to occupy the state capitol. Word Monday of the passing of longtime DFL Representative Tom Rukavina, who represented Virginia and the Iron Range for nearly three decades in the Minnesota House. WCCO...
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August 21, 2018 - 10:55 am
Third congressional district candidates Rep. Erik Paulsen (R) and Dean Phillips (DFL) met for their first and only scheduled debate on Tuesday. The TwinWest Chamber of Commerce hosted the event at the Hilton DoubleTree hotel in St. Louis Park. The event sponsored by Minnesota's Credit Unions and...
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Jimmy Erickson/WCCO Radio
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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Adam Carter
August 01, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Vice President Mike Pence will make a stop in Minnesota next week in support of a Republican congressional candidate. Pence will appear in Duluth on Wednesday, August 8th, where he will speak at a private fundraiser for Pete Stauber, who's running to for the 8th District seat being vacated by Rick...
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WCCO Radio Building
Steve Simpson
Laura Oakes
August 01, 2018 - 2:54 pm
WCCO Radio is hosting its first candidate debate of the primary election season tomorrow. Democratic candidates for the 5th District congressional seat being vacated by Keith Ellison will square off on the issues Thursday from noon-1:30, live on WCCO Radio, and moderated by Chad Hartman and Blois...
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