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December 13, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith talks to reporters, with Gov. Mark Dayton watching, just after Dayton said on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that he would appoint her to the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Al Franken. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith praised by Minnesota delegation members
December 13, 2017 - 6:57pm
Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, is accompanied by his wife, Louise, at an Election Night gathering of his supporters in Birmingham, Ala., on Dec. 12, 2017. Jones, a former prosecutor who mounted a seemingly quixotic campaign in the face of Republican dominance here, defeated his scandal-scarred opponent, Roy Moore, after a brutal campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against the Republican. (Bob Miller/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Democrats call for halt to GOP tax bill until Jones is seated in the Senate
December 13, 2017 - 5:10pm
December 12, 2017
Roy Moore, the Republican senate nominee, arrives on horseback to vote at his polling station in Gallant, Ala., Dec. 12, 2017. Alabama voters went to the polls Tuesday to settle a special Senate election that is destined to be remembered as one of the strangest and ugliest campaigns in state history. (Bob Miller/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Voting underway in contentious Alabama Senate race
December 12, 2017 - 2:26pm
November 28, 2017
President Donald Trump is flanked by Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), left, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), before joining Republican senators for a luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 28, 2017. Senate Republicans' tax code overhaul bill will face a key test when the Senate Budget Committee meets to consider the measure later in the afternoon. (Doug Mills/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Republican tax bill advances in Senate
November 28, 2017 - 9:01pm
November 26, 2017
Sen. Al Franken. (Forum News Service file photo)
Franken says he doesn't remember photos, plans return to Senate
November 26, 2017 - 6:25pm
November 23, 2017
FILE-- Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Nov. 16, when a radio newscaster accused Franken of kissing and groping her without consent during a 2006 U.S.O. tour of the Middle East before he took public office. Franken almost immediately released an apology to the newscaster, Leeann Tweeden. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
November 23, 2017 - 8:30pm
November 15, 2012
Bakk names committee leaders for Minnesota Senate
November 15, 2012 - 10:16pm
Skoe, Saxhaug named Senate committee chairs
November 15, 2012 - 10:08am
November 8, 2012
Senate District 5: Saxhaug wins newly redrawn district
November 8, 2012 - 12:28am
October 21, 2012
Minnesota’s Republican U.S. Senate candidate, Kurt Bills, looks through a federal budget report. Bills often complains that U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar does too little to pass a balanced budget. Don Davis | Bemidji Pioneer
Bills’ experience with federal government forms his message
October 21, 2012 - 12:51am
October 17, 2012
David Shribman column: Matter of survival
October 17, 2012 - 2:06am
August 14, 2012
Saxhaug leading Pederson in Senate District 5 primary
August 14, 2012 - 11:40pm
March 6, 2009
Senate election trial: Date miscues raise ballot questions
March 6, 2009 - 1:10am