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Retirees push lawmakers to stay vigilant for lame-duck attack on pension rights

Two years ago, Congress opened the door for troubled pension funds to cut retirees’ benefits, after Rep. John Kline slipped the provision into a must-pass bill keeping the federal government open. 665 more words

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Contested Minnesota Races Make Attack Ads A Familiar Sight

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Dianne Dozios tried to ignore all the political ads, tried to escape in the next room doing puzzles, but the Twin Cities-area woman and her husband finally decided the constant barrage was too much. 670 more words

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Talking Points: The Battle For The 2nd District

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District has been represented since 2003 by Republican Congressman John Kline, who is set to retire.

Kline endorsed businesswoman Darlene Miller in the primary, but last Tuesday Miller and two other candidates were soundly defeated by former radio talk show host Jason Lewis. 261 more words

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Minnesota Primary Results For Key Races

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As few voters turned out for Minnesota’s primary races, most challengers were soundly defeated by their incumbent challengers, but a few upsets are making headlines. 1,153 more words

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Conservative Radio Host Captures GOP Nod For Kline's Congressional Seat

MINNEAPOLIS (AP/WCCO) — Conservative radio host Jason Lewis captured the Republican nomination for a prized U.S. House seat, crystallizing the race for the southeastern Minnesota swing district that both parties feel they can win in November. 673 more words

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What You Need To Know For Tuesday's Primaries

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — Turnout is expected to be well below 10 percent in many Minnesota precincts for Tuesday’s statewide primary.

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The low turnout is largely because of the lack of any marquee statewide races. 498 more words

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Low Turnout Expected For Tuesday's Primaries

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Turnout is expected to be light on Tuesday for Minnesota’s Primary.

We’re watching several key races closely. Republicans in the 2nd Congressional District will chose between Matt Erickson, John Howe, Jason Lewis and Darlene Miller. 86 more words

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