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Republicans Reject Mask Mandate in Minnesota Senate Chamber, House Has One

State Sen. Mark Johnson/(R) East Grand Forks & State Sen. Ann Rest/(D) New HopeST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Senate Republicans reject a mask mandate for members and staff in the Senate chamber. The 36-31 vote encourages mask-wearing, but does not require them. All 34 Republicans and the chamber’s two independents favored the looser policy, while all 31 Democrats backed the…

Former Sen. Heitkamp believes Biden will bring our country a ‘rural renaissance’

NORTH DAKOTA – Since leaving the Senate in January 2019, Heidi Heitkamp has been fighting to get Democrats in rural areas elected through her organization One Country Project. The Democrat  feels Joe Biden will do more for our part of the country than President Donald Trump. The biggest issue concerning voters this year is the coronavirus pandemic. More than 219,000…

U.S. Senate Candidate Loses Argument Over COVID-19

.@LewisForMN sued @GovTimWalz’s Administration in May arguing his #Covid19 restrictions on public gatherings violated Lewis’ constitutional rights to campaign. I asked him if that decision was selfish. #MNSen pic.twitter.com/CACa8N1yff — Austin Erickson (@AEricksonKVRR) September 4, 2020 ST. PAUL, Minn. — A federal judge dismisses a challenge by Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis to Minnesota’s coronavirus restrictions. Judge Donovan Frank…

VP Pence & Ivanka Trump Hold “Cops for Trump” Listening Session In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter, are in Minneapolis to bring the Trump campaign’s message of law-and-order. Pence and Ivanka taking part in a listening session at the InterContinental Minneapolis-St. Paul with “Cops for Trump”. The group appeared on stage with President Donald Trump during a rally last year at the Target Center. Minneapolis…

Special Election To Be Held In Minnesota’s 2nd District After Candidate Dies

The 2nd District is currently served by Congresswoman Angie Craig, a Democrat

GOODHUE CO., Minn. — A Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate running for the U.S. House of Representatives in Minnesota’s Second Congressional District has died. Adam Weeks was a farmer in Goodhue County. A cause of death was not released. Votes in the race will not be counted since state law says if a major party nominee dies within 79 days…

ND Supreme Court To Decide If New Insurance Candidate Makes Ballot

Democrats Replaced Travisia Martin with Fargo insurance agent Jason Anderson

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Democrats have endorsed a new candidate for insurance commissioner. He is Fargo insurance agent Jason Anderson. He was endorsed after the state Supreme Court ruled the party’s initial nominee, Travisia Martin, was ineligible for the ballot. She hasn’t lived in the state long enough to hold the office. Democrats filed a petition on Monday with…

Biden will campaign in Minnesota after Labor Day, he tells donors

(FOX 9) – Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden plans to hold in-person campaign events in Minnesota, Wisconsin and other swing states after Labor Day consistent with each state’s guidelines on gatherings, Biden told donors at a virtual fundraiser on Thursday evening. “I’m a tactile politician. I really miss being able to, you know, grab hands, shake hands, you can’t do that now….