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Today’s UpTake: Turkey, Stuffing and A Recount for Thanksgiving

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The Minnesota State Canvassing Board met for a marathon session yesterday at the State Office Building in St. Paul, and the day featured intellectual fistfights over complex legal matters between Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, Supreme Court Justice Paul Anderson and attorneys Eric Magnuson and Marc Elias. Continue Reading →

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Today’s UpTake: Governor Debate at U-M, Al Franken Recount Book

Obama Weekly Address: GOP wants to kill clean energy jobs

Today on The UpTake we’ll provide a live feed of today’s Minnesota gubernatorial debate at the University of Minnesota. We can also confirm that Northrup Mall on the U-M campus will be the site of President Obama’s visit next Saturday. Continue Reading →

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Journalists Fact Check DFL/IP MN Governor Candidates

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Recently several reporters who cover Minnesota politics got together to talk about what it takes to fact check the candidates running for Governor. In this video we hear from Minnesota Public Radio’s Tom Scheck, WCCO-TV’s Pat Kessler, MinnPost’s Eric Black and PoliGraph’s Catharine Richert about fact checking DFL candidates Matt Entenza, Mark Dayton and Margaret Anderson Kelliher as well as IP candidate Tom Horner. It’s a fascinating discussion. If you missed it, we’ve posted the entire forum here. Our next video looks at journalists fact checking Republican candidate Tom Emmer. Continue Reading →

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