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Kennedy visits Northland on the campaign trail for MN 8th Dist. seat

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Kirsten Kennedy is currently in her second term as the Mayor of North Branch.

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Democrats Line Up To Challenge Northern Wisconsin US Rep. Sean Duffy

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(Wisconsin Public Radio) -- There are now five announced candidates who say they will compete in the Aug. 14 Democratic Party primary.

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What to expect during the upcoming MN legislative session Video included

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The Minnesota State Legislature is set to convene on Tuesday. It will mark the beginning of a 3 month period in which lawmakers will focus on creating new laws, regulations and work on improving infrastructure statewide. 

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Klobuchar, Smith sound off on heavy tariffs recommended by U.S. Commerce Department

In April, the Trump Administration announced an investigation into the impacts of steel and aluminum imports on the U.S. economy, and national security. 

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Bon Iver manager to run for Congress

The manager of indie folk band Bon Iver is planning to run for the Wisconsin congressional seat currently held by Republican Sean Duffy.

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As list of candidates grows, who has the inside track on Nolan's seat Video included

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The list of candidates vying for the hotly contested 8th Congressional District seat in Minnesota is growing by the day. 

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Former Duluth news anchor announces run for 8th District congressional seat

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Lee puts copper nickel mining as one of her top issues in the race. On her website, she writes she's not convinced that type of mining can be done safely without threatening fresh water.

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Former State Rep. Joe Radinovich to run for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District

Former State Rep. Joe Radinovich to run for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District Former State Rep. Joe Radinovich to run for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District
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Former State Representative and Crosby native, Joe Radinovich, announced his campaign for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District Thursday morning. 

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Gov. Dayton introduces new measures to fight opioid crisis Video included

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The Governor's latest opioid action plan would invest $12 million each year in strategies to address opioid abuse, especially in communities where opioid addiction is rampant. 

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Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate's parents donate to his rival

The parents of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson have donated the maximum amount to the campaign of their son's Democratic rival, Sen. Tammy Baldwin.

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Cable Chamber of Commerce Director announces campaign for Wisconsin Senate seat

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James Bolen is seeking Wisconsin's 25th Senate District seat, currently held by Senator Janet Bewley. 

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Democratic winner says voters hungry for change

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Democrat who won a suburban state Senate district in a special election says her victory is evidence voters are hungry for change.

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Judge throws out Fischbach lawsuit

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A judge has thrown out a lawsuit challenging whether Republican Michelle Fischbach can serve as both Minnesota's Lieutenant Governor and state senator. 

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Engebretson vying for Duffy's WI 7th Dist. seat

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A UWS Graduate and military veteran announced Monday she is gunning for Sean Duffy's congressional seat. 

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Former St. Paul Mayor, gubernatorial candidate Chris Coleman suspends campaign

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A Minnesota gubernatorial candidate has ended his campaign. 

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Chisholm searching for newest city councilor

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This, after Council President Mary Jo Rahja was unanimously appointed at the end of January to serve as Mayor.

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Sandman gets Independence Party endorsement in MN 8th Dist. race

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This comes just days after current 8th Dist. Congressman Rick Nolan (DFL) announced he will be retiring at the end of his term, paving the way for a hotly contested race from now until November.

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North Branch Mayor, Kirsten Kennedy seeking Congressman Nolan's seat

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Another candidate seeking DFL endorsement had come forward to take over Congressman Rick Nolan's seat in the upcoming election. =

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White House Chief of Staff, John Kelly discussed resigning, no formal offer Video included

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(CNN)-- White House Chief of Staff, John Kelly says he will quit if President Trump wants him to, but he has not formally submitted his resignation. 

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Iron Range Blogger says caucus results could play role in Nolan's retirement Video included

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On Friday, Congressman Rick Nolan announced he would be retiring at the end of his current term. This a surprise as his staff was just campaigning during Tuesday's Minnesota caucus.

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Rep. Nolan's district director Jeff Anderson considering a run, sad but understanding of Nolan's announcement Video included

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After Friday morning's announcement, KBJR 6 heard from Congressman Rick Nolan's district director Jeff Anderson. Anderson tells us staffers are saddened by the news of Rep. Nolan's upcoming retirement, but they understand where the decision is coming from.

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Current, former politicians and citizens sound off on running for Nolan's 8th District seat

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The rumor mill is turning on who will - or won't - be running for Congressman Rick Nolan's seat following his retirement. 

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Minnesota House Speaker Daudt not ruling out run for Governor Video included

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Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt was in attendance at Wednesday night's PolyMet public hearing in Aurora, showing his support for PolyMet. KBJR6 spoke with him, and asked him about the chances he will run for Governor.

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Pawlenty quits DC lobbying job as he mulls bid for governor

Republican former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has quit his lobbying job in Washington as he mulls a run to regain the seat he held for two terms.

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