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Phyllis Kahn

Aug 4, 2016

August primary a tough sell for voters

But no-excuse early voting seems to boost summer turnout

Jul 17, 2015

Carlson and Kahn: 42 years and counting

Lyndon Carlson and Phyllis Kahn won election to the Minnesota House in November 1972, the same night Nixon trounced his Democratic challenger, George McGovern.

Jun 10, 2015

Kahn files ethics complaint against McNamara

At issue is a he-said, she-said web of accusations that both legislators have apparently perceived as threats of calculated political payback.

Jan 7, 2015

Greater Minnesota takes center stage

The vast majority of the 26 new members sworn in Tuesday come from outside the metro area, and Republicans claim their majority marks a step toward restoring parity among outstate communities and the Twin Cities.

Aug 13, 2014

Kahn, Loon coast against activist challengers

Two legislative mainstays win primary election challenges as voters appear to be in no mood to stir things up.

Jul 16, 2014

Supreme Court sides with Kahn campaign in election judge petition

Rep. Phyllis Kahn's re-election campaign won a legal victory on Tuesday after a Supreme Court order affirmed that an election judge accused of attempting to sway voters toward Kahn's opponent, Mohamud Noor, should no longer interact with voters.

Jul 11, 2014

The Capitol Note: Franken raised $3.3 million to McFadden’s $1.1 million last quarter

US Sen. Al Franken has raised more than $3.3 million last quarter compared to more than $1.1 million raised by his main opponent, businessman Mike McFadden, their campaigns reported ahead of the incoming campaign finance reporting deadline.

Jul 8, 2014

The Capitol Note: Frantic House race spawns legal challenges, more allegations of violence

The legal challenges and allegations in the race between Rep. Phyllis Kahn and her primary challenger, Mohamud Noor, have reached new heights in the feverish race for Minneapolis' House District 60B.

Jul 1, 2014

The Capitol Note: Supreme Court case could affect Minnesota gay marriage, unionization law

A Supreme Court case limiting unionization will have effects on several Minnesota court cases and could help curb a law DFL lawmakers passed that would allow the unionization of home and childcare workers.

Jun 30, 2014

The Capitol Note: Kahn campaign alleges voter fraud from opponent Noor’s supporters

Veteran Rep. Phyllis Kahn's campaign alleged that fraudulent voting by supporters of her opponent, Mohamud Noor, was rampant on Friday, the day early voting began in Minnesota.

Apr 7, 2014

The Capitol Note: Lawmakers set to announce a deal on minimum wage hike

Lawmakers are expected to announce a deal on Monday raising Minnesota's minimum wage to $9.50 an hour with inflationary increases thereafter. Negotiations between the Senate -- which has been dragging its feet on the issue -- and the House, have been a major political division this session between the Democrats who control the Legislature.

Apr 5, 2014

Convention deadlocks as contentious Kahn-Noor race heads to primary

Mohamud Noor, a Somali activist, blocked an endorsement at the DFL Senate District 60 convention on Saturday in a competitive state House race that’s pitted the growing political power of Minneapolis’ East African community against Rep. Phyllis Kahn’s more than 40 years of experience winning her way back to the Legislature.

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