Congresswoman wants explanation on Twin Cities mail slowdownDecember 31, 2022 GMT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota congresswoman wants to know what's causing days-long delays in mail delivery in the Twin Cities' southern suburbs.
GOP stumbles with independents contributed to midterm woesDecember 26, 2022 GMT
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — As Republican Tyler Kistner's closing ad aired last month in one of the most competitive congressional districts in the U.S., Vickie Klang felt that something was missing.
The 58-year-old veterinary technician and self-described independent voter watched as the 30-second spot showed grainy black-and-white images of President Joe Biden with two-term Democratic Rep.
US Rep. Angie Craig keeps seat in high-stakes Minnesota raceNovember 9, 2022 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Angie Craig defeated Republican Tyler Kistner on Tuesday, winning a high-stakes rematch and frustrating the GOP’s best hope of flipping a Minnesota congressional seat with House control at stake.
Abortion, economy take center stage in Craig-Kistner debateOctober 13, 2022 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Angie Craig on Thursday portrayed her GOP challenger as a pawn of Big Oil and Big Pharma who conceals his opposition to abortion rights. Republican congressional candidate Tyler Kistner meanwhile said Craig bears responsibility for inflation and other economic woes because she supports President Joe Biden's policies.
Minnesota 3rd party US House candidate Paula Overby diesOctober 5, 2022 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Paula Overby, a third-party candidate in Minnesota's hotly contested 2nd Congressional District, died Wednesday, her family said.
Her son, Tyler Overby, said the 68-year-old died of complications from heart valve trouble after being hospitalized for the past two weeks.
US Rep. Craig takes $4.7M bankroll into rematch with KistnerJuly 15, 2022 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Angie Craig's reelection campaign had $4.7 million in the bank at the end of June, dwarfing that of her Republican challenger in what is expected to be Minnesota's closest congressional race this year.
Minnesota courts release new political district mapsFebruary 16, 2022 GMT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota panel of five judges released new congressional and legislative district maps on Tuesday, repositioning the state's political landscape for the next 10 years and setting the stage for November's midterm elections.
Even in death, pot candidate upends Minnesota US House raceOctober 28, 2020 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Weeks was never going to win Minnesota’s 2nd District seat in Congress, but the deceased Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate has had an outsized effect on the race...
Supreme Court rejects delay of Minnesota congressional voteOctober 28, 2020 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Minnesota Republican candidate's bid to delay voting in his congressional race to February after the death of a third-party candidate was rejected Tuesday at the Supreme Court.
Justice Neil Gorsuch, who handles emergency requests from the federal appeals court that oversees Minnesota, denied the request from Tyler Kistner.
Minnesota candidate’s death triggers special House electionSeptember 24, 2020 GMT
RED WING, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota congressional race won't be decided in November after one of the candidates died, triggering a provision in state law that it be pushed to a special election in February, the secretary of state said...
Republican super PAC releases attack ad targeting Democrats, Keith EllisonAugust 20, 2018 GMT
A conservative fundraising group has released television ads attacking four Minnesota Democrats running for Congress, saying they should be ashamed of standing by U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison after he was accused of domestic violence.