Biden tries to reassure on COVID as he sells spending plan
President Joe Biden on Tuesday went to Minnesota to pitch his completed infrastructure deal an a giant social spending bill that he’s still trying to get passed, but also found himself reassuring the nation he would fight the evolving COVID-19 threat without resorting to “shutdowns and lockdowns.”.
Even in death, pot candidate upends Minnesota US House race
The Star Tribune reported that it obtained a voicemail that Weeks left for his friend, Joey Hudson, four weeks before Weeks died last month. “There are not that many third-party candidates running, and if you look at where they're running it's disproportionately in some of the most competitive districts in Minnesota,” Evans said. “Running fake candidates to trick people out of their votes is a new low and shows how desperate Minnesota Republicans are,” Evans said. “The efforts of the marijuana legalization parties has been hijacked by Republican operatives seeking to game the system,” they said. Two years later, without a third-party candidate, Craig beat the same Republican by 5 points in a rematch.
US Rep. Craig asks supporters to vote despite snag in race
In a statement, Democratic U.S. Rep. Angie Craig urged voters to mark their ballots in her race anyway. "You should continue to vote for the entire ballot, including for this congressional race. Simon said the special election would be Feb. 9. Craig hinted that a legal challenge to the special election may be getting planned. Someone could argue that the state law violates that federal law, he said.