Politics in Minnesota
Updated: 17 min 56 sec ago
About half of state’s congressional districts await competitive primary or general election battles.
The political bluster and posturing around the controversial law have been replaced by the urgent efforts of state staff to implement it.
Although the office is technically nonpartisan, Eddie Frizell’s announcement sets the stage for an uncharacteristically competitive contest to run law enforcement operations in the state’s most populous county.
What's at stake following the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision is how the country will reconcile deep-seated disagreements over competing rights to religious exercise, free speech and equal treatment.
Are Hillary Clinton’s recent mishaps a predictable consequence of her campaign strategy?
DFL-aligned spending groups marshal their forces.
Bob Frey’s sodomy screed draws national attention to Carver County race.
The Capitol Central Mail department processes and delivers incoming mail to an assortment of 23 state buildings.
The social capital that sustains political visions and engagements has been allowed to depreciate as we have been waging a cultural war amongst ourselves since the late 1960s.
The three authors of a recent New York Times op-ed incorrectly imagine that everyone important in Washington are merely squabbling over petty details of comprehensive immigration reform.
If political polarization is driven by the public, how can Congress be so much more polarized than the people?
Rep. Phyllis Kahn's re-election campaign won a legal victory on Tuesday after a Supreme Court order affirmed that an election judge accused of attempting to sway voters toward Kahn's opponent, Mohamud Noor, should no longer interact with voters.
Liberals in the Democratic Party are elbowing into the 2016 presidential conversation, pitching a populist message on the economy and immigration.
‘Pension smoothing’ would free dollars for nation’s highways.
US Rep. Rick Nolan holds a cash advantage over his GOP challenger, Stewart Mills, in the race for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District, but Mills outraised the longtime Democrat this reporting cycle, according to campaign finance numbers released on Tuesday.
Activists that successfully sparked a union election for home health care workers in Minnesota must now pivot toward an August vote among their ranks on whether to actually form the bargaining unit, according to a timeline released by the state Bureau of Mediation Services.
While State Auditor Rebecca Otto's primary challenge from former Rep. Matt Entenza isn't the DFL's top priority, party phone lines across the state are humming in support of Otto.
A relative handful of individuals lead the donor pack.
The tooth-and-nail contest between 42-year incumbent Rep. Phyllis Kahn and Somali newcomer Mohamud Noor continues to draw allegations of violence, intimidation and voter suppression from both sides of the race.
Conservative activist Sheila Kihne tries to broaden her strategy as she takes a former ally to August primary.