11/03/10, 08:10 PM
For the first time in nearly 40 years, Republicans will control both chambers of the Minnesota legislature.
GOP candidates won dozens of legislative seats in Tuesday's election. Thirty-four incumbents were defeated, all Democrats.
11/03/10, 05:48 PM
Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who has served Minnesota's 8th District for 36 years, lost his bid for re-election against Republican Chip Cravaack. Surrounded by his staff and longtime supporters at his office in Duluth, Oberstar offered an emotional farewell on Wednesday. Below is an edited transcript of his speech.
11/03/10, 04:26 PM
The Republican takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives means Minnesota U.S. Rep. John Kline will hold a key position in efforts to dismantle the federal health reform law.