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Jason Lewis wins GOP battle to succeed Kline in Second Congressional District

He is running against three other Republicans for John Kline's Congressional seat in the second congressional district. The winner of this primary will run against...

Rep. Emmer lone Minnesota vote against measure to fund federal government

Emmer, who represents Minnesota's most conservative Congressional district, was the only member of the state's delegation to vote against the bill. The measure ... Tim...

Minnesota House members call Speaker Boehner's departure a loss

Boehner has been pressured by more than 30 conservatives in the House to force a shutdown if Planned Parenthood funding is included in a government...

Minnesota Republicans consider options as wide-open presidential field takes shape

Travis Dove, New York Times An attendee wears a GOP elephant tie at Low Country Harley-Davidson, where Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican presidential hopeful,...

Minnesota congressional delegation split on fast-track trade measure

“The closer to the 2016 elections we get, politicians get more skittish,” explained Bryan Riley, senior trade policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative...

Three 'do's' for NFL free agency

(blog)And, well, GM Rick Spielman thought it might be a good idea to field a team with a quarterback. So the Vikings took what...

A look at the 9 House districts held by Dems that Romney carried in 2012 ...

Heavy outside Republican spending has been nearly matched by Democrats, but Barrow's campaign has outraised that of his GOP opponent, businessman Rick Allen, by nearly...

Mills, Westrom named GOP "Young Guns"

Mills, Westrom named GOP "Young Guns"Rick Nolan in Minnesota's Eighth Congressional District in northeastern Minnesota. Westrom, a state senator, is trying to unseat 12-ternm incumbent...

Westrom named to GOP 'contender' list

The state senator is the GOP challenger to Democratic incumbent Collin Peterson in the district that covers most of western Minnesota. “Torrey Westrom has reached...

Left, right join to seek GOP support for gays at work

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest gay rights lobbying group, has joined forces with American Unity Fund, a conservative-leaning group founded by a wealthy...

Free trade fight yields strange alliances

WASHINGTON – Very few issues push conservative Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann into the same ideological camp as liberal Democratic ... Rick Nolan and Collin Peterson...

Free trade fight yields strange alliances

WASHINGTON – Very few issues push conservative Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann into the same ideological camp as liberal Democratic ... Rick Nolan and Collin Peterson...

Mills moves up in Republican "Young Guns" program

Mills moves up in Republican "Young Guns" programHe's preparing to take on Democratic incumbent Rick Nolan in the Eighth Congressional District, which covers most of...

Mills moves up in Republican "Young Guns" programs

Mills moves up in Republican "Young Guns" programs (blog)He's preparing to take on Democratic incumbent Rick Nolan in the Eighth Congressional District, which covers most...

Washington report: Long-shot candidate eyes Bachmann seat

Yet Levene is angling to represent the state's Sixth District, where conservative congresswoman Michele Bachmann is calling it quits at the end of the year.

Washington report: Long-shot candidate eyes Bachmann seat

Yet Levene is angling to represent the state's Sixth District, where conservative congresswoman Michele Bachmann is calling it quits at the end of the year.

Nolan, Peterson back GOP plan to delay health care law's penalty tax

The bill passed with support from 27 Democrats, including Minnesota congressmen Rick Nolan and Collin Peterson, backing the legislation. The individual ... Peterson, a conservative...