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Koochiching County Commissioner Wins House Primary

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A county commissioner has won a special election primary for a House seat to represent Minnesota’s largest district.

Koochiching County Commissioner Rob Ecklund outpolled three other Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidates in Tuesday’s election for District 3A, which covers Koochiching, Cook, Lake and northern St. 59 more words


Abeler Aims For Return To Legislature In Senate Run

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former Republican lawmaker is eyeing a return to the Legislature after just a year away.

Rep. Jim Abeler spent eight terms in the House before stepping away in 2014 for a failed bid for the U.S. 88 more words


MN Reps. Cited Step Down From Ethics Committee

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The fallout continues for two Minnesota state lawmakers cited for “making out” in a Regional Park.

GOP Reps. Tara Mack and Tim Kelly apologized Monday to law enforcement… 414 more words


MN Rep. Demands Colleagues Apologize To Deputy

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — A Democratic member of the Minnesota House of Representatives is calling on two Republican colleagues to apologize to a deputy who cited them for public nuisance. 304 more words


Sheriff: Lawmaker Cited For Making Out 'Changed Her Tune'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/WCCO)— A Minnesota lawmaker cited for making out in a public park with a fellow legislator “changed her tune” between the date of the incident and when details started to trickle out, according to an email from the sheriff whose office handled the case. 313 more words


House Speaker Daudt To Serve As MN Campaign Chair To Walker

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced Friday that House Speaker Kurt Daudt will serve as the Minnesota state chairman for Walker’s presidential campaign. 180 more words


House GOP Plan Would Wipe Out Campaign Spending Limits

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota House Republicans are proposing to significantly alter state campaign finance law as part of a budget plan.

A component of the majority party’s budget plan released Tuesday would repeal Minnesota’s program that makes candidates eligible for campaign subsidies if they abide by spending limits. 99 more words