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April 23, 2017
A combination picture shows portraits of the candidates who will run in the second round in the 2017 French presidential election, Emmanuel Macron (L), head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader. Pictures taken March 11, 2017 (R) and February 21, 2017 (L). REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote
April 23, 2017 - 1:44pm
March 27, 2017
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz speaks to the 2016 Farmfest in southwestern Minnesota. On Monday, March 27, 2017, he announced he is running for goveronr. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
March 27, 2017 - 10:35am
March 17, 2017
Undated courtesy photo, circa Jan. 2017, of Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, Minnesota's  48th Lt. Governor. This is her official portrait. Photo courtesy of the Office of Governor Mark Dayton & Lt. Governor Tina Smith.
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith won't run for governor in 2018
March 17, 2017 - 8:24pm
February 24, 2017
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz make a point during a forum at Farmfest, near Redwood Falls, Minn., Aug. 2, 2016. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: 2018 Minnesota governor race already crowded
February 24, 2017 - 1:18pm
February 1, 2017
Minnesota statehouse elections getting pricier
February 1, 2017 - 8:37pm
January 15, 2017
Letter to the editor: We can't mandate every voter be "informed"
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
January 11, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: State shouldn’t allow same-day voter registration
January 11, 2017 - 6:10am
January 9, 2017
James Ravnikar has filed for the open Ward 4 seat on the Bemidji City Council. A special election is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 14.
SPECIAL ELECTION: Ravnikar seeks Ward 4 seat on Bemidji City Council
January 9, 2017 - 5:38pm
November 23, 2016
Carol Rumen / Special to Forum News Service
How to trump political disagreements before they ruin family holiday gathering
November 23, 2016 - 1:40pm
November 22, 2016
Facebook and Google announced plans to crack down on the websites that traffic in fake news by banning them from using online advertising services that are a key source of revenue. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration
Can you tell the difference between real and fake news?
November 22, 2016 - 4:21pm
November 10, 2016
President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington Nov. 10, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarqueplay button
Obama, Trump meeting ‘might have been at least a little less awkward than some might have expected’
November 10, 2016 - 5:31pm
October 18, 2016
Minnesota sees record one-day online voter registration
October 18, 2016 - 4:15pm
August 9, 2016
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown, shown here on Feb. 26, 2016, is facing a primary challenge in legislative district. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Primary contests spotted through Minnesota
August 9, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 29, 2016
With few races, Minnesota primary turnout likely small
July 29, 2016 - 11:00pm
July 11, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: VP criteria is different in this election
July 11, 2016 - 9:43pm
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