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16 hrs ago | TwinCities

Franken, McFadden camps battle over debates

The two major candidates for U.S. Senate have not yet finalized a debate schedule, and both sides blamed the other Friday for negotiating in bad faith.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Norm Coleman, Democrat, Duluth, MN, Redwood Falls, MN

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Star Tribune

Wellstone Action, Klobuchar vet to advise Alliance for a Better Minnesota

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SurveyUSA

In MN, Franken Approval Soars, But He Still Faces Tough Re-Elect...

In MN, Franken Approval Soars, But He Still Faces Tough Re-Elect Opposition from Republican Mike McFadden; For Gov, Incumbent Dayton Has Hands Full with Republican Challenger Johnson; Opposition to MNSure Grows In Minnesota, incumbent DFL candidates lead today by 9 points each in contests for Governor and US Senate, according to the latest KSTP-TV ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, 9, US Governors

Philly.com

Lawmakers call for a smartphone 'kill switch'

A new law signed this week by Gov. Jerry Brown makes California the second state to mandate a remote "kill switch" for all smartphones - but at what cost to the Constitution? Earlier this month, the state Senate put its final stamp of approval on SB 962, which requires all smartphones produced after July 1, 2015, to include a feature allowing users ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ferguson, MO

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KSTP

Survey/Usa KSTP-TV Poll: Franken Leads McFadden in Us Senate Race

After winning his 2008 election to the U.S. Senate by the narrowest of margins, Senator Al Franken starts his 2014 general election campaign with a nine-point lead over Republican challenger Mike McFadden.

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Related Topix: Al Franken, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Norm Coleman, Minnesota, Minnesota Government

Star Tribune

Outstate MN cities fight postal service closings

National lawmakers have joined Minnesota mayors in the fight to keep mail processing centers in four outstate cities from closing.

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Related Topix: Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Rick Nolan, US House of Representatives, The Postal Service, Indie, Minnesota, Bemidji, MN

Business North

Foreign steel-dumping companies to be penalized

The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to impose penalties on companies in Korea and five other countries that are dumping steel products into the United States, according to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Klobuchar, Braley Talk Biofuels in Mason City

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar and Iowa Congressman Bruce Braley visited Mason City this weekend to talk about the renewable fuel standard and how biofuels are boosting the Midwest's economy.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Star Tribune

State legislators gather in Mpls.

U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., handed out fans with his smiling image on them and greeted supporters in front of his booth Thursday morning at the first day of the Minnesota State Fair.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, Mark Dayton, Minnesota

CBS Local

Will Klobuchar Ponder Presidency If Clinton Doesn't?

They are undeterred by talk of a Hillary Rodham Clinton candidacy in 2016 or her plans to visit the leadoff caucus state next month to honor retiring Sen. Tom Harkin.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, Dave, Comedy Movies, Jim Webb, Senator Mark Warner

WHAS11

Clinton shadow in Iowa no threat to some Democrats

They're undeterred by talk of a Hillary Rodham Clinton candidacy in 2016 or her plans to visit the leadoff caucus state next month to honor retiring Sen. Tom Harkin.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Jim Webb

Fri Aug 22, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Microbiologics to host international group for training

Microbiologics to host international group for training Microbiologics to host international group for training Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/business-quarry/2014/08/22/microbiologics-to-host-international-group-for-training/14450227/ Donna Scholer, chief operations officer at Microbiologics, showed one of her ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marketing

CBS Local

Minnesota's Senators Welcome Steel Decision

Minnesota's U.S. senators are welcoming a ruling from the International Trade Commission that they say will open the door for strong action against the dumping of South Korean steel on the American market.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, Democrat, US News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Conference of State Legislat...

Todaya s Summit Agenda

Minnesota set goals to ensure, by 2015, that all its residents and businesses have high-speed broadband Internet access and that the state be a leader, nationally and globally, for broadband utilization.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Minnesota

Forbes.com

Health Care: Sound Of Innovation

I'm the publisher of Forbes magazine, where I write a biweekly column called Innovation Rules.

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Related Topix: Stanford University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

TwinCities

Cindy McCain challenges NFL to tackle sex trafficking during Super Bowl

Cindy McCain ripped the National Football League on Tuesday saying it has ignored sex-trafficking activity associated with its marquee event, the Super Bowl, which is going to her home state of Arizona in about six months.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, St. Paul, MN

Star Tribune

Thousands of state legislators from around U.S. in Minneapolis

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Governors

UnionLeader.com

Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Shaheen plugs 'women's economic agenda'

WOMEN'S ECONOMIC AGENDA: While Republican hopeful Scott Brown appeared with Sen. John McCain, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen campaigned with Sen. Amy Klobuchar to discuss the "women's economic agenda."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, John McCain, Republican

Mon Aug 18, 2014

National Conference of State Legislat...

Annual Gathering

Nearly 5,000 state legislators, legislative staff, general attendees from across the country and world are making their way to the "City of Lakes," Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Prison

National Conference of State Legislat...

Top Speakers

Some of the country's most knowledgeable and talented experts will share their insights on topics ranging from art, education, energy and the elections to communications, leadership, politics and human trafficking during the National Conference of State Legislatures' 40th annual Legislative Summit Aug. 19-22 in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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