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KSTP/Survey USA poll: with two weeks to go, Franken up by 15 points

The poll of 597 likely voters has Sen. Al Franken with 53 percent and GOP challenger Mike McFadden with 38 percent.

Former Minneapolis City Council member Robert Lilligren named interim head of Little Earth Housing

Lilligren, who'd served 12 years on the Minneapolis City Council before his defeat last year, is a member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe.

Rep. Michele Bachmann gets full-time security detail after ISIL threats

After hearing of threats from the Islamic State terrorism group, Capitol Police have assigned a 24-hour security detail to Bachmann while she's in D.C. or back in Minnesota.