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Primary buoys GOP hopes in Minnesota attorney general race

Aug. 10, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A primary victory by a political novice has raised Republican hopes for winning the Minnesota attorney general's office for the first time in over 50 years. Financial attorney Jim Schultz's win over Doug Wardlow on Tuesday set him up to challenge Democratic...

Ellison: No appeal to defend Minnesota abortion restrictions

Jul. 28, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorney General Keith Ellison said Thursday that he won't appeal a ruling that struck down most of Minnesota's restrictions on abortion as unconstitutional, saying the state has already spent enough time and money on the case and is unlikely to win an appeal anyway. ...

North Dakota AG: Fargo abortion clinic must close July 28

Jun. 28, 2022 10:45 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's attorney general said Tuesday that the state's sole abortion clinic will be forced to shut down at the end of July, at which time patients will likely head across the Red River to neighboring Moorhead, Minnesota. Attorney General Drew Wrigley told...