Politics in Minnesota
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A senate panel questioned the agency for requiring a stringent environmental review for a proposed dairy facility that would be the largest in the state.
Officials are under fire after an auditor's report showed some enrollees received coverage although they weren’t eligible for the programs and some other enrollees were put in the wrong program.
Committed partisans view a lame-duck session not as a constitutionally extraordinary event, but as an entitled opportunity for the defeated to enact as much of the agenda as possible before leaving the nation’s capital.
E.J. Dionne is very concerned about American democracy.
Sen. Mitch McConnell joined House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday at the pinnacle of the congressional and Republican power structures in Washington.
The influence of outside money, third-party candidates, an unexpected retirement, national buzz and a famous comedian ultimately did little to alter Minnesota's partisan landscape.
Minnesota’s nascent medical marijuana program remains on target to be up and running by next summer, even though the industry still poses legal risks to lawyers, bankers and growers.
The DFL Party had more financial and technical resources than the state Republican Party and deployed those resources more effectively.
The Metropolitan Council’s federal outlays would serve drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.
Voters keep changing their minds about who is most likely to end this intractably widening inequality and whether conservatives or progressives might stimulate a broader prosperity.
“It’s not just about being in the majority, it’s about expanding the majority at this point,” Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nevada, told reporters.
Though the lasting narrative of the 2014 campaigns is still taking shape, most experts agree on at least four lessons learned from the election.
Complaints against Jeff Hayden and Bobby Joe Champion are still splitting the Senate Subcommittee on Ethical Conduct along party lines.
Tuesday’s elections have shaken up the debate over how Minnesota should pay for its transportation system.
Republican Sen. Mary Lazich will become the first woman state Senate president in Wisconsin history.
Obama effectively pledged to drive a political wedge into the new Republican majority when he said he’d act unilaterally to ease life for undocumented immigrants.
Sometimes filibuster amnesia strikes pundits in the middle of a column.
Tuesday's election is on track to give Republicans a 72-60 majority in the lower chamber, and would signal a near-reversal of the 73-61 majority Democrats won in 2012.
The GOP managed to wrest control of the House from the DFL, but that is scant solace given that the party won’t have another chance at statewide office until 2018.
School construction projects fared well at the polls Tuesday.