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DFL Congressional Candidates Differ On Guns, Abiding By Endorsement- Full Debate Video And Transcript

DFL CD2 Candidates Debate On TPT's Almanac

The first public debate between the three candidates seeking the DFL endorsement for Minnesota’s only open congressional seat brought out sharp differences on gun laws and raised the possibility that one of the well-funded candidates could make a primary run if she doesn’t get the endorsement of party delegates. Continue Reading →

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Read And Watch The MN GOP CD2 Debate-Full Transcript And Video

Jason Lewis, Pam Myhra, David Gerson, John Howe and David Benson-Staebler debate

Read the transcript and/or watch the video as five Republicans running for Minnesota’s only open congressional seat answer questions including how will they say “no” to solve budget problems? Continue Reading →

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This Time It Didn’t Take Six Months- Sen. Franken Sworn In For Second Term

Al Franken is sworn in for a second term in the U.S. Senate by Vice President Joe Biden

The last time Al Franken took the oath of office it was after an eight month odyssey of recounts and court challenges. Minnesota went six months without a second senator in 2009 as former Senator Norm Coleman’s term expired in January. This time it didn’t take as long to get sworn in. Continue Reading →

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