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Minnesota Republicans divided over certifying presidential election results 

Once the violent pro-Trump mob was cleared from the nation’s Capitol Wednesday, Minnesota’s Republican members of Congress ended up divided over whether to certify...

Democrats poised to take control of U.S. Senate after Georgia runoff;...

Via Georgia Recorder.  A steady trickle of Georgians mostly breezed in and out of polling places across the state for the final day of voting...

Dozens of GOP lawmakers to reject certifying Biden as president

WASHINGTON — The final step in a turmoil-filled 2020 presidential election is set for Wednesday, when Congress will certify election results showing that Joe...

The real winner in the 5th Congressional District? D.C. political consultants

WASHINGTON — Journalists and campaign finance experts this month questioned how Lacy Johnson — the Republican who raised a record-shattering $12.1 million for his...

How state parties have become the latest vehicles for big money...

WASHINGTON — State parties played an unprecedented role in financing the presidential election this year, making it possible for the national political parties to...

U.S. Senate runoffs: Was Biden win a fluke or has Georgia...

Democrat Joe Biden flipped Georgia with a slim 13,000 vote lead, buoying the spirit of Democrats who have dubbed the state “Joe’gia” and angering...

Rochester Mayor Kim Norton said no. President Donald Trump listened.

The reelection campaign of President Donald Trump bulldozed through state and local officials around the country who sought to limit the size of his...

Emergence of ‘Mort’ draws scrutiny of race where pot candidate pulled...

The sudden emergence of Rep.-elect Erik Mortensen, R-Shakopee, this week when he invited the attorney general and governor to a pandemic-defying party has drawn...

Election officials, Republicans push back on MN GOP claim of ‘extreme...

Minnesota election officials and some Republicans are pushing back against unfounded claims of voting abnormalities made by Minnesota GOP Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan on Thursday...

Charter Commission recommends rejecting Minneapolis City Council police plan. What now?

While Minneapolis residents were turning out in droves and then riveted by election results last week, the city’s unelected Charter Commission voted 14-0 Wednesday...