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Minnesota Senator Al Franken speaks to supporters at the Machine Shop Event space in Minneapolis on Thursday, Dec. 28. He scheduled the event to say "thank you" and tell Minnesotans that his voice won't be quieted despite his resignation amidst sexual abuse allegations. His last day in office will be Jan. 2.  He will be replaced by Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith. (Pioneer Press / John Autey)
Al Franken: What's next? 'I'm not quite ready to answer yet.'
4 hours 3 min ago
February 22, 2018
'No reason' for inaction: Minn., ND leaders add to newly urgent gun debate
February 22, 2018 - 9:07pm
February 18, 2018
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Trump budget cuts crop insurance and heating, boosts military and infrastructure
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
February 17, 2018
Battles may loom about Fischbach, funding
February 17, 2018 - 10:15am
February 5, 2018
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Fellow Democrat Nick Leonard to challenge Tina Smith for Senate seat
February 5, 2018 - 9:22pm
Former U.S. Rep. Michele Bachman shows support for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, Nov. 6, 2016. File photo / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Bachmann not running: 'Not hearing any call from God'
February 5, 2018 - 6:29pm
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 29, 2018
Here's who MN, ND leaders are bringing to Trump's State of the Union
January 29, 2018 - 5:03pm
January 26, 2018
Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., said Congress should protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired. (Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune)
Sen. Tina Smith: Report that Trump tried to fire Mueller 'profoundly disturbing'
January 26, 2018 - 7:59pm
January 22, 2018
For dreamers, budget vote a nightmare
January 22, 2018 - 5:25pm
January 19, 2018
Donald Trump announces his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination from the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, June 16, 2015. The timeline of activity that led to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's charges against three former Trump campaign advisers stretches back over two years. Doug Mills / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Trump's report card ranges from B+ to 'incomplete' among N.D., Minn. leaders
January 19, 2018 - 7:04pm
January 16, 2018
Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Iowans, and one Missourian, during an Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Republicans during a July 24, 2011, Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He spoke for about half an hour and answered questions for the same amount of time. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
January 12, 2018
Sen. Tina Smith, Dr. Rahul Koranne and Dr. Heather Bell discuss the state's response to the opioid crisis Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, during a roundtable hosted by the Minnesota Hospital Association. (Christopher Magan / Pioneer Press)
Minnesota's new senator Smith gets ideas to address opioid crisis
January 12, 2018 - 7:09pm
January 9, 2018
Smith gets her wish, named to Senate Ag committee
January 9, 2018 - 7:03pm
January 6, 2018
Sen. Tina Smith (center) meets with retired Teamsters Saturday morning at the Radisson Hotel in Duluth about the issues they are facing regarding their pensions. Adelle Whitefoot / Forum News Service
Smith meets with Teamsters: Minnesota’s new senator prepares for fight over pensions
January 6, 2018 - 6:01pm