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Politics Aug 14Keith Ellison wins attorney general Democratic primary in Minnesota
Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress, won his party's nomination Tuesday for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final days by an ex-girlfriend's allegation of domestic…
Politics Dec 13Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat
Minnesota's governor has chosen Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill Sen. Al Franken's seat until the November election.
Politics Dec 12Minnesota governor to name Franken’s replacement Wednesday
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is set to appoint a replacement Wednesday for Sen. Al Franken amid pressure to choose someone who could keep the seat in Democratic hands in a special election next November.
Politics Nov 20Second woman accuses Al Franken of improper conduct
A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct, saying he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010 — after he had begun his career…
Politics Nov 16Radio anchor says Al Franken forcibly kissed her on USO tour
A Los Angeles radio news anchor says Democratic Sen. Al Franken forcibly kissed her during a 2006 USO tour. The anchor says Franken posed for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept.
Nation Jul 17Justice Department to make it easier for police to seize property from crime suspects
The practice has been criticized because it allows law enforcement to take possessions — such as cars and money — without indictments or evidence a crime has been committed.