Democrats Frustrated With Tim Walz’s Support of Stu Lourey After Special Election Loss

Democrat Stu Lourey’s loss to Republican Jason Rarick in Tuesday’s Senate District 11 special election has some Democrats in Minnesota frustrated that Gov. Tim Walz (D-MN) backed the 25-year-old ex-Franken aide over the party’s endorsed candidate. Lourey’s father, Tony Lourey, was selected by Walz to serve as commissioner for the…

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DFL Doctored Video of Republican Jason Rarick’s Answer in Recent Debate

The DFL tweeted a clearly-doctored video Monday to suggest that Rep. Jason Rarick (R-Pine City), the Republican candidate in Tuesday’s Senate District 11 special election, supports raising the gas tax in Minnesota. The ongoing Twitter feud started after the airing of a February 1 debate between the candidates on Almanac…

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Family Money Fuels Stu Lourey’s Bid to Inherit Minnesota State Senate Seat

If there’s such a thing as political dynasties in local politics, then the Lourey family is undoubtedly one of them. The Loureys have had a hold on Minnesota Senate District 11 since 1997, when former State Sen. Becky Lourey first won the seat. After a decade in office, Becky Lourey…

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