Politics in Minnesota
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Conservative activist Sheila Kihne tries to broaden her strategy as she takes a former ally to August primary.
The Harris v. Quinn decision will be felt in Minnesota, where two labor groups are working to organize both home care workers and in-home day care workers through a union election.
Abdi Warsame, Kahn’s highest-profile Somali supporter, started his political career working on Noor’s unsuccessful 2011 state Senate bid.
Eight lawsuits in Minnesota are poised to ride the U.S. Supreme Court ruling’s coattails.
Previous governors have prohibited their commissioners from doing outside consulting, but there appears to be no legal barrier to full-time state agency commissioners soliciting outside income — even if it’s related to their jobs for the state.
Obama now faces the stark reality that little of what he hopes to accomplish in his remaining years in office will likely come to pass
US Sen. Al Franken has raised more than $3.3 million last quarter compared to more than $1.1 million raised by his main opponent, businessman Mike McFadden, their campaigns reported ahead of the incoming campaign finance reporting deadline.
Senate Democrats rolled out legislation that would ban businesses from not covering any treatments guaranteed by law in response to the US Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision.
A total of 22 legislative candidates and two candidates for constitutional office have failed to file campaign disclosure statements by the required deadline.
Minnesota's 5th District representative handily wins elections, but his views are frequently out of sync with the chattering class inside the Beltway where he is often tolerated as a curiosity.
The wisdom of Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz.
Rep. Tim Mahoney faces an uphill battle with a pitch for a federal tax on business incentives.
Gov. Scott Walker accused Democratic challenger Mary Burke of wasting $12.5 million in taxpayer money in his latest television ad.
The Supreme Court decision is more about a continuing war against government regulation that will prove to be a public administrator’s nightmare, making it difficult to implement not just the Affordable Care Act (ACA) but perhaps thousands of other state and federal laws.
The former Federal Elections Commission chair has found a more peaceful and productive home at the Department of Revenue.
Despite a US Supreme Court ruling from last week saying that members aren't required to pay dues, Minnesota home health care workers have provided the state with enough signatures to start a union election here.
Zerwas said Lucero "burned a lot of bridges with his techniques and his approach."
Holberg is confident the commission's work will have an impact on state data policies.
Running Aces Harness Park paid out nearly $440,000 less than it was supposed to in purses to horse owners -- in part caused by an acknowledged lack of oversight by its regulator -- between 2008 and 2012, according to a legislative auditor's report released on Tuesday.
The legal challenges and allegations in the race between Rep. Phyllis Kahn and her primary challenger, Mohamud Noor, have reached new heights in the feverish race for Minneapolis' House District 60B.