President-elect Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up sign as he walks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill in Washington Nov. 10, 2016. (Reuters photo by Joshua Roberts)

Commentary: Trump Victory Sounds Familiar To Minnesotans

He shocked the world by winning election as a most unconventional candidate. He never hesitated to say what was on his mind, no matter how controversial. He came from a celebrity background and preached the need to change government. He attracted people who may not always vote. He attacked reporters, complaining they did not give…
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Happy Day For Minnesota Republicans

Republicans apparently won control of the Minnesota Senate Tuesday, Nov. 8, and came close in many races they were not expected to make competitive. As Donald Trump stayed close to Democrat Hillary Clinton in a Minnesota presidential race not decided Wednesday morning, three fellow Republicans fell just short of unseating a trio of greater Minnesota…
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Updated: Upper Midwest Splits Presidential Vote

Minnesota returns showed Democrat Hillary Clinton taking an unofficial 48 percent to 44 percent lead over Republican Donald Trump with 3.073 of 4,120 precincts reporting. Democrats have the dominated Minnesota, winning every presidential election since 1972.   North Dakota’s three electoral votes go to Republican Donald Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton. Unofficial returns showed Trump…
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Upper Midwest Splits Presidential Vote

Early Minnesota returns showed Democrat Hillary Clinton taking an unofficial 52 percent to 39 percent lead over Republican Donald Trump with 370 of 4,120 precincts reporting. Democrats have the dominated Minnesota, winning every election since 1972. North Dakota’s three electoral votes go to Republican Donald Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton. Unofficial returns showed Trump with…
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Electoral College A Learning Experience

Joe Moren taught high school students about the Electoral College for 40 years, but he really came to understand it Monday when he cast a vote for Barack Obama.