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Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Iowans, and one Missourian, during an Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Republicans during a July 24, 2011, Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He spoke for about half an hour and answered questions for the same amount of time. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
7 hours 24 min ago
January 12, 2018
Sen. Tina Smith, Dr. Rahul Koranne and Dr. Heather Bell discuss the state's response to the opioid crisis Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, during a roundtable hosted by the Minnesota Hospital Association. (Christopher Magan / Pioneer Press)
Minnesota's new senator Smith gets ideas to address opioid crisis
January 12, 2018 - 7:09pm
January 9, 2018
Smith gets her wish, named to Senate Ag committee
January 9, 2018 - 7:03pm
January 6, 2018
Sen. Tina Smith (center) meets with retired Teamsters Saturday morning at the Radisson Hotel in Duluth about the issues they are facing regarding their pensions. Adelle Whitefoot / Forum News Service
Smith meets with Teamsters: Minnesota’s new senator prepares for fight over pensions
January 6, 2018 - 6:01pm
January 5, 2018
Christina St. Germaine talks with Sen. Tina Smith during a meet-and-greet hosted by Duluth mayor Emily Larson at Hoops Brewing in Duluth Friday evening. This was Smith's first visit to Duluth since becoming a United States Senator. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith makes first public appearance in Minnesota since taking office
January 5, 2018 - 9:36pm
January 3, 2018
The story behind new Minn. US Sen. Smith's inaugural Bible
January 3, 2018 - 9:11pm
Vice President Mike Pence reenacts the oath of office he earlier Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, gave to Tina Smith. Holding the family Bible is her husband, Archie, and their sons and wives are with them. Right of Pence is U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar, with former Vice President Walter Mondale next to her. Smith's father, Harlan Flint, is on the left. U.S. Senate photo
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
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/The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Alabama's Doug Jones sworn in on Wednesday, shrinking GOP Senate majority
January 3, 2018 - 3:26pm
January 2, 2018
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 30, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota talks about health care on Jan. 11, 2013. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Commentary: 2018 to be politically busy, busy, busy in Minnesota
December 30, 2017 - 7:32am
December 28, 2017
In this file photo, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., met with stakeholders in Detroit Lakes, Minn., Thursday, Aug. 22 to discuss ways to increase investments in workforce development to help employers find enough trained workers to fill open high-skills, high-demand jobs. File photo / Forum News Service
Franken plans event for supporters as poll suggests voters want him to stay
December 28, 2017 - 9:51am
December 20, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota talks about health care on Jan. 11, 2013. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Can Franken preserve his legacy? He made his first try Wednesday
December 20, 2017 - 7:42pm
December 16, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith speaks during an interview at a  Havana, Cuba, hotel, Thursday, June 22, 2017.  Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters
They call Tina Smith the 'velvet hammer.' Here's why.
December 16, 2017 - 8:30am
December 14, 2017
In this 2015 photo, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith is pictured talking in Brainerd. Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Smith to the U.S. Senate as a replacement for Al Franken, who will resign after allegations of sexual harassment. File photo / Forum News Service.
Legal battle erupts with appointment to replace Al Franken
December 14, 2017 - 3:19pm
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
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