The Star Trib Has Only Endorsed One Republican Gubernatorial Candidate In 30 Years

The Star Tribune, Minnesota’s leading news source, has only endorsed one Republican for governor during the state’s last eight gubernatorial elections. Apart from its 1994 endorsement of Republican Arne Carlson, The Star Tribune has otherwise supported six Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party candidates, and one Independence Party candidate since 1990. In order,…

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Single-Payer Advocate Keith Ellison Stopped Paying for Ex-Wife’s Insurance Against Court Orders

Rep. Keith Ellison’s (D-MN-05) newly released divorce files show that he dropped his ex-wife from his health insurance coverage against court orders. Before resigning from Congress to run for Minnesota attorney general, Ellison was a loyal advocate for single-payer health care plans, and was even the lead House sponsor of…

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Hennepin County Orders Release of Ellison Divorce Records Amid Abuse Allegations

A Hennepin County Family Court referee agreed to unseal Rep. Keith Ellison’s (D-MN-05) divorce records after multiple local media outlets sued to make them public. On Friday, Referee Jason Hutchison wrote in an order that the files would be unsealed for the public on Oct. 17, according to The Star…

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Poll Shows Democrats Don’t Believe Keith Ellison Accuser

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A new poll shows that Democrat Keith Ellison holds a small lead over Republican Doug Wardlow in Minnesota’s attorney general race. According to a Star Tribune and MPR News poll, Ellison carries the support of 41 percent of voters, while Wardlow trails close behind with 36 percent. Like many races…

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Star Trib Editorial Board Wants FBI to ‘Reopen’ Background Check Into Kavanaugh After Warning Against ‘Instantly Believing’ Ellison’s Accusers

The Star Tribune Editorial Board is calling on the FBI to “reopen” its background check into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after he was accused of sexual assault, but previously warned Minnesotans against “instantly believing” Democrat Keith Ellison’s accusers. “In light of Ford’s allegation that Kavanaugh assaulted her while the…

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Poll Shows Large Number of ‘Undecided’ Voters Will Put Minnesota Gubernatorial Race in the Hands of ‘Independents’

A new poll shows Democrat Tim Walz leading Republican Jeff Johnson in Minnesota’s gubernatorial race, though both candidates are trying to win over a large percentage of undecided voters. According to a new MPR News and Star Tribune poll, 45 percent of likely voters favor Walz, while 36 percent said…

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Democrats Doubling Down on DFL Mailers Deemed ‘False’ by Several News Outlets

Minnesota’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party is doubling-down on claims that Republicans voted to pass legislative pay raises, even though the allegations were repeatedly proven false by several major news outlets. In an August campaign mailer, the DFL claimed that elected officials across the aisle, such as Jim Knoblach, Dario Anselmo, and…

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