Minnesota primary - LIVE: Jeff Johnson and Tim Pawlenty fight it out for Republican governor nomination amid race over Al Franken seat

Minnesota goes to the polls on Tuesday in primaries ahead of November's crucial midterm elections, with at least a couple of districts for seats in the House of Representatives set to be competitive b...

Congress: Omar expected to become one of the first Muslim women to serve in U.S. House; Smith and Housley to face off for Senate seat

Tina Smith — who was appointed to the seat by Gov. Mark Dayton after Al Franken resigned in January — easily beating back a challenge from former George W. Bush ethics lawyer Richard Painter. Painter’ ...