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Nadia Mohamed, a young candidate in Saint Louis Park, is the first Somali-American mayor. Saint Paul elects an all-women city council. Several newcomers do well in Minneapolis. Nationally, protecting abortion rights rose significantly in states like Ohio and Virginia.
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We had a lengthy conversation with Minneapolis city council member Robin Wonsley for her perspectives on public safety and housing. She has been a strong voice advocating for major changes in both issues. As one of the state's few Socialist candidates elected to office, we also wanted to unpack ideology with her.
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"The oversight capacity of the City Council is going to really matter. I have a really strong value around police accountability, and talking about it honestly and bluntly, because we need to as the city of Minneapolis.”
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U.S. politics can sometimes seem immature and lacking in understanding of 'real people' problems. These young candidates are entering city council races to lead with a different kind of experience.
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“I went to a few Duluth city council meetings. I looked at all the city council members — they all bring something to the table, absolutely — but it didn’t represent all of Duluth. One of my motivations for running was: representation.”
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As the new Hennepin County Attorney, Mary Moriarty…
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When the 2023 legislative session opened January 3, there were fresh voices in both the House and the Senate, thanks largely to urban voters. Here are some of them, who we talked to last fall during their campaigns.
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When it comes to behavioral change, and beliefs, this is not simply a Greater Minnesota challenge, nor a Minnesota challenge — it is a national challenge. It is THE challenge of our time. How do we find our way back to each other and to the values that connect us?
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We listened to some of the voices, and saw some of the villages, at three locations on election night in Saint Paul. Here are a few highlights.
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The values and vision of 20 Minnesotans who care about serving everyone in a culture of abundance, not scarcity and fear. "If it is about us, include us."
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At the state capitol, there is a historic slate of LGBTQ+ candidates and Native candidates. Here are parts of our conversations with some of them.
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We talked with candidates and other Minnesota engaged in politics about how reproductive rights, public safety, and education are impacting voters.