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Walz Wins DFL Nomination for Minnesota Governor Former Gov. Pawlenty gets thrashed in Republican primary

Aug 15, 2018...Rep. Tim Walz won the Democratic Farmer-Labor Party nomination in Minnesota’s gubernatorial race.

Hagedorn Wins GOP Nomination for Toss-Up Minnesota Race This is Hagedorn’s fourth bid for 1st District and third as the nominee

Aug 14, 2018...Jim Hagedorn has won the Republican nomination for Minnesota’s 1st District, hoping the third time is the charm to win the highly competitive seat. 

McConnell Welcomes Kavanaugh Nomination Process

Jul 10, 2018...Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke to members of the media on Tuesday about the president's nominee to be Supreme Court justice — Brett Kavanaugh. He repeated his request for “open minds” from his colleagues across the aisle.

Withdrawn Nomination Gives Democrats Hope in Brett Kavanaugh Fight Small margin in Senate provides little wiggle room for Supreme Court nominee

Jul 23, 2018...The last-minute White House withdrawal of an appeals court nominee on the Senate floor Thursday underscores just how thin of a margin Republicans have on the looming fight over President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court.

Watch: Trump Nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Jul 9, 2018...President Donald Trump nominated D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy in a televised ceremony at the White House Monday night.

Trump Nominates New Director of Government Publishing Office Robert C. Tapella will return to GPO and succeed Da Vita Vance-Cooks

Jun 13, 2018...Updated 1:30 p.m. | President Trump announced Tuesday his intent to nominate Robert C. Tapella as the Director of the U.S. Government Publishing Office.

A Long Fight Ahead for the Wisconsin GOP Senate Nomination State Sen. Vukmir wins state GOP endorsement, but Nicholson not backing down

May 14, 2018...Wisconsin Senate candidate Leah Vukmir scored a crucial victory at the state GOP convention on Saturday, taking home the party’s endorsement with 72 percent of the vote.

Trump Hunkers Down On Haspel Nomination Ahead of Showdown Pick to head CIA offered to withdraw nomination over the weekend to avoid controversy over torture program

May 7, 2018...President Donald Trump doubled down on his pick to head the Central Intelligence Agency, Gina Haspel, on Monday, even after she expressed concerns over her own nomination stemming from the use of torture tactics in a program she oversaw during the George W. Bush administration.

Judicial, CIA Nominations Highlight May Congressional Agenda House and Senate committees working on appropriations and defense policy bills

May 7, 2018...As Congress returns this week for a work period that stretches to Memorial Day, the legislative agenda on the floors faces long odds of enactment even as broader issues surrounding the president’s judicial and executive nominees, as well as the annual Pentagon policy bill, compete for attention.