U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has long been viewed as all but invincible in 2012. Six years ago she trounced a three-term congressional incumbent by 20 percentage points, the largest margin in a U.S. Senate race in Minnesota in three decades.Read More »
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hegseth said Monday he's raised $160,000 in the first month of campaigning. Hegseth is seeking the GOP endorsement to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar in November.Read More »
Klobuchar's approval rating is at 61 percent, with just 28 percent disapproving. According to the pollster, only five sitting senators are more popular right now.Read More »
Something old, something new: Veteran Howes, freshman Kriesel are PIM’s politicos of the year for 2011
Rep. Larry Howes helped broker the end of a three-week government shutdown and Rep. John Kriesel took political risks and emerged as an important new presence at the Capitol.
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Senate District 59, which encompasses the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota and northeast Minneapolis, is home to one of the most concentrated DFL constituencies in Minnesota.
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Try as she might, there are occasions when Sen. Amy Klobuchar can’t please everyone. Last month the DFL freshman senator drew national headlines when teen idol Justin Bieber declared that she should be “locked up” for sponsoring legislation that would make streaming unlicensed online content a felony.
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