Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, is facing allegations of domestic abuse, which he denies. The DNC says it is reviewing the claims.
Joseph and Maria Caruso vote inside the Early Vote Center in downtown Minneapolis on Oct. 5, 2016. The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that prohibited voters from wearing politically themed items inside polling places.
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Campaign staff member Aisha Chughtai (left) speaks with Erin Murphy (center), a Democratic candidate for Minnesota governor, at the campaign's St. Paul headquarters as colleague Charles Cox looks on. Chughtai and Cox are members of a newly formed campaign workers union.
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Sen. Al Franken announced Thursday that he will resign. The decision will likely set off a Democratic primary fight and give Republicans a chance to pick up the seat.
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Rainbow trout on a grill. Yia Vang says that food played a central role in his home — his mother grew vegetables and his father cooked meat over a fire pit in the backyard.
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