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Minnesota U.S. Senate Candidate In Quarantine

EAGAN, Minn. — U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis is in quarantine and getting tested again for COVID-19. A campaign spokesperson says the former Minnesota congressman was in contact with a person who has tested positive for the virus. They say Lewis is feeling fine and has no symptoms. All campaign staffers who were in contact with Lewis since Monday are…

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…

Jason Lewis wants to defeat Sen. Smith and ‘restore public order & protect liberty’

MINNESOTA – Jason Lewis says he wants to defeat Democratic Senator Tina Smith to reform health care. Lewis says premiums, deductibles and copays have skyrocketed because of the Affordable Care Act. The former congressman also wants to end what he calls burdensome Covid-19 lockdowns he says are devastating Greater Minnesota. Lewis said a model the Minnesota Department of Health relied…

Walz Extends Peacetime Emergency And It’s Upheld By Democrat-Controlled House

Senate Denies Confirming His Pick For Commissioner of Labor and Industry

ST. PAUL, Minn. (8:15pm Update) — Gov. Tim Walz is dealt a blow by the Republican-led Minnesota Senate during today’s special session. They voted to deny the confirmation of Nancy Leppink as Commissioner of Labor and Industry. Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said she wasn’t working out and that he asked Walz to find her another role. The Senate also…

DFL Backed Keeler Projected Winner of 4A House Race in Minnesota

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There is a projected winner in the Democratic primary race for Minnesota State House in District 4A which serves Moorhead and Oakport. Heather Keeler grabbed 1,872 votes to Chuck Hendrickson’s 956 with all precincts reporting. Some last minute absentee ballots are still expected be added to the final count. Keeler is an activist and was endorsed by…

County GOP Board Member Resigns Over Social Media Post

WABASHA CO., Minn. — The Republican Party of Wabasha County in far southeastern Minnesota says an image on its Facebook page that compares Minnesota’s mask mandate to Jewish people in Nazi death camps was maliciously posted. But Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan says that the picture was posted by a Wabasha County GOP board member, who has since resigned…