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Gun proposals stall in the Legislature

After debating a bill to expand background checks to gun shows, private sales and online sales for nearly two hours Wednesday morning, the House Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee reconvened in the evening only for a moment to lay over the bill instead of taking a vote, leaving the fate of background checks hanging in limbo.

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Chip Cravaack snags NRA endorsement

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has endorsed Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack's bid for a second term. The NRA had previously in 2010 endorsed veteran Democratic Congressman Jim Oberstar, who Cravaack beat in an upset.

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Gay marriage combatants await CFPD decision

As organizers start to contemplate the fundraising push for next year’s gay marriage constitutional amendment proposal, insiders will be tuned in on Thursday to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure (CFPD) Board’s meeting as the board weighs a potentially critical rules clarification on political contributions to ballot questions.

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