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Livetweet: Senate Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy (Feb. 9)

On Feb. 9, the Minnesota Senate Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy met to discuss voter ID across Minnesota. Read the livetweet here.
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Committee Summary: Senate Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices (Feb. 9)

The Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee in the Senate met on Feb. 9, 2021 to discuss Bill 173, which covers election voter registration photo ID requirements, voter identification…
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Somali-American Candidate Combats Alt-Right Attacks With Youtube Song

Minneapolis Ward 6 city council candidate Suud Olat received alt-right attacks against his campaign early on and decided to combat them by partnering with a local musician.
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Video Replay: Rep. Angie Craig’s First Town Hall

“There’s a lot of pent-up demand in this district,” said Congresswoman Angie Craig (DFL-MN) as a number of people were still lined up to ask questions as her first town…

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Simon Urges MN Legislature To Invest In Democracy

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon says the state can do more to insure voting rights. He and legislative leaders unveil a plan to increase voting security; decrease barriers to…
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Video Replay And Transcript: Franken Announces Intent To Resign From US Senate

Senator Al Franken (D-MN) says he will be resigning from the Senate in the next few weeks. The resignation comes after weeks of increasing allegations of sexual misconduct against Franken…
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Gov Dayton And Others React To Sen Franken’s Resignation

Governor Mark Dayton is tasked with choosing Sen Al Franken's replacement. He will make his decision in the coming days.
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