Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has taken a page from Republicans’ playbook, limiting the power of a prosecutor for being insufficiently punitive.
The progressive Minnesota attorney general faced a spirited challenge from Republican Jim Schultz that was fueled by high crime and anger at the activist left.
A backlash to rising crime and the activist left in Minnesota is fueling Republican Jim Schultz’s bid to unseat Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, a Democrat.
“Defunding the police was never a good idea and it was even worse phrasing,” the state attorney general said in his final debate with Republican Jim Schultz.
The Illinois-based Center for Covid Control chain is also being investigated by federal and state authorities.
Ellison led the successful prosecution of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who murdered George Floyd last year.
“I think he deserved to be convicted, but he’s a human being,” said Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.
"Thousands" of supporters were "injured" because they couldn't see him at a campaign rally in Rochester, Trump complained.
Atlas Aegis of Tennessee agrees to keep its "security" operations out of Minnesota until 2022 in a settlement with state Attorney General Keith Ellison.
The Minnesota judge also said he would take a news media coalition's request to make body camera footage more widely available under advisement.