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Minnesota Senate Candidate Richard Painter Visits Moorhead

University of Minnesota law professor sounds off against President Trump and steel tariffs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Democratic candidate for one of the U.S. Senate seats in Minnesota makes a campaign stop in Moorhead. Richard Painter spoke to supporters at The Boulder Tap Room about how it’s time to take a stand against President Trump in Washington DC. An ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush, Painter switched over to the Democratic Party after…

Trump Critic Announces Run for U.S. Senate Seat In Minnesota

Richard Painter served as chief White House ethics lawyer to President George W. Bush.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken’s seat. And he’s running as a Democrat. Richard Painter filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission late last week to run for the seat after exploring a bid for more than a month and formally announced…