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August 24, 2018
U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis (right), R-Minnesota, and Rep. John Shimkus (center), R-Illinois, listen Aug. 23, 2018, to Scott Sharp with Xcel Energy near the spent nuclear fuel storage casks at the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing, Minn. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress
August 24, 2018 - 8:07am
February 2, 2018
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith delivers the weekly Democratic address, released on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. She mostly responded to things President Donald Trump said in his State of the Union Speech a few days earlier. Photo taken from Senate Democdratic video
Newly sworn-in Minn. senator says Democrats willing to work 'in good faith' with Trump
February 2, 2018 - 1:15pm
January 3, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence reenacts the oath of office he earlier Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, gave to Tina Smith. Holding the family Bible is her husband, Archie, and their sons and wives are with them. Right of Pence is U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar, with former Vice President Walter Mondale next to her. Smith's father, Harlan Flint, is on the left. U.S. Senate photo
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 6, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
November 17, 2017
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
November 17, 2017 - 12:01pm
Elected Minnesota officials surround U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Oct. 29, 2014, as Democrats launch a pre-election tour. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, many women political leaders criticized Franken for reports that he treated a female entertainer inapprorpiately. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
November 17, 2017 - 9:25am
July 11, 2017
Dan Feehan officially announced his run as Democrat for Minnesota's first congressional district during an event in Mankato July 10, 2017. Submitted photo.
Red Wing native announces congressional bid
July 11, 2017 - 9:57am
May 24, 2017
Jeff Erdmann. Submitted photo
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
May 24, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 17, 2016
McCollum keeps up the fight
November 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
November 8, 2016
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) fills out his ballot at PS 321 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S., November 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Republicans defend grip on U.S. Congress as Trump wins presidency
November 8, 2016 - 11:38pm
December 17, 2009
Bachmann says her rising profile helps district
December 17, 2009 - 9:16am
October 12, 2009
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Military bill splits congressmen
October 12, 2009 - 1:50pm
September 2, 2009
Kline to deliver national Republican radio address
September 2, 2009 - 4:31pm
June 25, 2009
Oberstar transportation bill moves ahead
June 25, 2009 - 4:23pm
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