May 31, 2024 - News

The Spoon: Fraser forces U.S. Senate primary vs. White

Joe Fraser and Royce White headshots

Joe Fraser and Royce White will go head-to-head in August. Photos: Joe Fraser's campaign and Alex Bierens de Haan/Getty Images for BIG3

๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ Navy veteran Joe Fraser has decided to stay in the race for U.S. Senate after losing the Minnesota Republican Party endorsement to Royce White. (Statement via X)

  • Between the lines: White has been dogged with questions about his 2022 campaign spending and past legal and financial issues since securing the party's backing earlier this month.
  • The other side: White, a former basketball player, told KSTP that Fraser should keep his word and drop from the race without the endorsement.

๐Ÿ‘€ DFL state Sen. Nicole Mitchell rejected yesterday's calls from top Democrats to step down over her felony burglary case. (Axios)

๐Ÿ†A celebration for PWHL Minnesota's championship win is scheduled for 5pm today at Rice Park Plaza in St. Paul (Details)

โš–๏ธ A Minneapolis teen was sentenced to 30 years in prison for a 2022 fatal shooting inside the Mall of America Nordstrom store. (Fox9)

๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ The Star Tribune is again offering free digital subscriptions to high school graduates. (Info)

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