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Sanders rally energizes Minnesota voters ahead of Super Tuesday

Sanders supporters hold up signs spelling out the Vermont senator's name at his rally at Roy Wilkins Auditorium on March 2, 2020.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

March 4, 2020

Hours before Super Tuesday, presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) rallied Minnesotans in a “Get Out the Vote” concert at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul. After former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN) suspended his presidential campaign on March 1, and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) suspended hers earlier Monday, Sanders i...

Omar talks foreign policy and historic first term

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) embraces supporters at her reelection campaign kickoff event before taking the stage Jan. 23.

Nikolas Liepins, Contributor

January 26, 2020

After being catapulted into the spotlight as the first Somali-American elected to Congress in 2018, Omar launched her reelection campaign Jan. 23.

BEHIND THE LENS: Liepins captures Sanders rally

CHEER ON BERNIE. Sanders engages with the crowd as they shout chants and encouragements and raise signs printed with his name to show their support. His voice and words do not quit the crown instead it makes them raise their signs higher.

Nikolas Liepins, Contributor

November 14, 2019

Passionate chants of “Not me. Us.” — a Bernie Sanders campaign slogan — burst from the sea of Sanders supporters in Williams Arena (The Barn) on the University of Minnesota’s East Bank campus.

The Current (Events): Lawn signs offer more than decoration

The Current (Events): Lawn signs offer more than decoration

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief

October 12, 2018

Bike through the Twin Cities and you'll see front lawns littered with community struggles and personal values.

Exclusive interview: MN legislator Ilhan Omar


Jonah Harrison, Chief Visual Editor

October 30, 2017

The Rubicon CVE Jonah Harrison interviews MN legislator, Ilhan Omar about her work in politics and her experience as a minority in government.