Klobuchar and Smith Hang on to Minnesota’s U.S. Senate Seats

Both Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) hung on to their Senate seats Tuesday in a what turned out to be a big night for Minnesota’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party. While there was little doubt that Klobuchar would win her bid for a third term in the Senate,…

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Klobuchar Will Campaign In Iowa With Days to Go Before Midterms

With just days to go before the midterm elections, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) will spend the weekend campaigning for Democratic colleagues in Iowa. Such visits to the state, especially during an important reelection campaign, are often consider potential presidential feelers. Michael Avenatti, for instaNewnce, has made multiple visits to the…

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POLL: Housley, Johnson Within Three Points, Dems Less Favorable Than Republicans

A new poll shows that Republican Karin Housley is within three points of incumbent Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) who is running in her first election since replacing Al Franken. According to Change Research, 43 percent of likely voters support Housley in the special election while 46 percent said they support…

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Both of Minnesota’s Democrat Senators Refuse to Participate In Televised Debate

Both of Minnesota’s U.S. Senators are refusing to participate in any further televised debates but are still leading their opponents in the polls. 5 Eyewitness News invited Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) to participate in Sunday’s debates, which will also include the gubernatorial and attorney general…

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Klobuchar Continues to Lead Charge Against Kavanaugh While Staying Quiet on Ellison Allegations

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) remains a key opponent to the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is now facing multiple accusations of sexual misconduct. On Wednesday, Kavanaugh faced yet another allegation, this time with the accuser saying he witnessed her being “gang raped.” President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court…

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New Poll Shows ‘Competitive’ Senate Race Between Karin Housley and Tina Smith

A new poll released Wednesday confirms that the race between Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) and Republican Karin Housley will be unusually “competitive” in a typically blue state. The poll, conducted by KSTP and SurveyUSA, shows that Smith, who was appointed to her position after Al Franken resigned, leads her opponent…

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Minnesota Candidates Break from the Campaign Trail to Commemorate 9/11

Minnesota’s political candidates took a brief pause from the campaign trail Tuesday morning to commemorate the seventeenth anniversary of 9/11. “Today, we both mourn and remember the tragedy of September 11. We’re reminded of those who gave everything serving and sacrificing for others. 17 years later, we remember those highest…

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Minnesota Politicians Invade State Fair, But Voters Want to Leave Politics At Home

Each year, the Minnesota State Fair looks more and more like a political convention, but this year fair-goers seem to have had enough of the politicization of the Great Minnesota Get-Together. Both major parties, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party and the state GOP, have booths at the fair with their respective…

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Republican Jeff Johnson Closing In On Tim Walz In Minnesota Governor’s Race

Jeff Johnson, Tim Walz

The latest poll out of Suffolk University shows that Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson (pictured, left) trails his opponent Rep. Tim Walz (pictured, right) by only five points in the race for Minnesota’ governorship. The poll, conducted between August 17 and August 20, surveyed 500 Minnesotans on their opinions of…

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