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VIRGINIA — Citizens of Virginia voted to support a 1 percent sales tax for the renovation, reconstruction expansion and improvement of Miners Memorial Complex on Tuesday, but approving the ballot measure was only the first step.

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From the first day Pete Stauber launched his campaign for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District last July, the messaging was consistent. When incumbent Democratic Congressman Rick Nolan stepped down from his re-election bid in February, the path for a Republican to deliver a win in the DFL …

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ST. PAUL (AP) — It was a tale of two political parties in Minnesota on Wednesday: resurgent Democrats who tightened their grip on the governor's office and two U.S. Senate seats in Tuesday's election, and wincing Republicans shut out of statewide contests for a 12th straight year and swept o…

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EVELETH — The Eveleth City Council sees the new face of an old friend as one seat goes to a first-time councilor and two incumbents were re-elected in the midterm elections.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic Rep. Tim Walz won Tuesday's open election for Minnesota governor, defeating second-time Republican candidate Jeff Johnson to extend Democrats' hold on the state's top executive office.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rep. Keith Ellison won Minnesota's race for attorney general Tuesday, surviving an ex-girlfriend's domestic abuse allegation that put the seat in play for Republicans for the first time in half a century.

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Democrat Dave Lislegard will be the new representative for Minnesota House 6B, defeating Republican Skeeter Tomczak in the open seat.

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DULUTH — Republican Pete Stauber added “congressman” Tuesday to a resume which already included retired police officer, small business owner and championship hockey player.

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WASHINGTON — Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota’s senior U.S. senator, won her re-election bid Tuesday night and was doubling Republican challenger Jim Newberger’s votes by 9 p.m. with 22 percent of precincts reporting and just under one million votes casted.

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GILBERT — Karl Oberstar Jr. is celebrating his mayoral win in Gilbert from afar — Slovenia, the country where he was born. He had 549 votes and the other mayoral candidate, Julie Olson, received 289 votes.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's top job is on the line Tuesday as voters chose between longtime Democratic Rep. Tim Walz and two-time Republican candidate Jeff Johnson to become the state's next governor.

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Voters were deciding Tuesday between two female candidates to complete former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken's term: a longtime Democratic power player appointed in Franken's place and a Republican state senator with a famous name in the hockey-crazy state.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Candidates up and down the ballot made the rounds across Minnesota on Monday for a final pitch to voters, with stops planned from Minneapolis to Morris on the eve of Election Day.

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Pete Stauber’s campaign correspondence with the National Republican Congressional Committee shows political activity from his county email account, including arranging interviews and strategizing, according to emails released Tuesday by the county.

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With the 2018 midterms one week away, Democrats at the annual Wellstone-Oberstar Bean Feed in Virginia sent a message that many feel was lost during the party’s 2016 presidential campaign: That laborers and working class voters matter.

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VIRGINIA — Pressure is increasing on St. Louis County to release emails between county commissioner and Republican 8th Congressional District candidate Pete Stauber and the National Republican Congressional Committee.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In ads, rallies and the signage on his campaign bus, the Republican running for Minnesota attorney general has a prevailing message for voters: He’s not Keith Ellison.

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DULUTH — Consider for a moment the possibilities that a majority of people in the 8th Congressional District 1) don’t approve of government-run health care, and 2) support the policies of President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress.

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St. Louis County said they will not release emails between Commissioner Pete Stauber and the National Republican Congressional Committee, maintaining the correspondence is private data, despite a state agency’s opinion to the contrary.

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A new 8th Congressional District poll from The New York Times and Siena College this weekend appeared to show a 20-point swing in favor of Republican Pete Stauber, but Times pollsters said there could be outliers represented in the numbers.

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A state data practices opinion on Tuesday said campaign correspondence found in Pete Stauber’s county email account ought to be publicly reviewable data.

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A second major poll conducted by The New York Times and Siena College found Republican Pete Stauber with a 15-point lead over Democrat Joe Radinovich in the 8th Congressional District race. The poll marks a turning point from mid-September, when the Times and Siena measured a one-point lead …

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DULUTH — The second-to-last money check in the national election cycle found Democrat Joe Radinovich outpacing Republican Pete Stauber by more than $665,000 in the most recent quarter of what has been a hotly contested 8th Congressional District race in northern Minnesota.