Politics in Minnesota
Updated: 20 min 34 sec ago
Observers say Jeff Johnson squandered his chance to pull even with Gov. Mark Dayton.
Severson alleges overseas troops ‘systematically disenfranchised’
Dannel Malloy is daring to do something few other vulnerable Democrats would do — campaign with President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama is planning a major campaign push in seven governor’s races across the country while largely avoiding the party’s tougher challenges in the Senate.
Tuesday’s campaign swing was designed to inject some of Jeb Bush’s political celebrity into George P. Bush’s campaign for an office.
Nonprofits, agencies and schools are working to improve the odds for black men.
Liberal observers are astonished and thrilled that Judge Richard Posner has written a scathing condemnation of Wisconsin voter ID laws.
Incumbent Swanson plans for one debate days before election
The House swing district in St. Cloud draws interest from outside groups.
A Minnesota Chamber of Commerce survey finds that a majority of business owners and managers don’t think the state needs more money for transportation in the foreseeable future.
Public comments don’t always reflect behind-the-scenes input.
Democrats may be on their way to losing the majority in both houses of Congress, but don’t feel sorry for them; this is a moment of triumph for the party.
Two recently released polls, SurveyUSA/KSTP television and Rasmussen Reports, give Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton a substantial but not overwhelming lead.
Three of the four Secretary of state candidates debate elections and voter access.
Eighth District candidates Rick Nolan, Stewart Mills and Ray "Skip" Sandman debate guns, health care, the environment and foreign policy.
Oil pipeline construction, copper-nickel mining and local government aid are all ammunition in the battle over who’s a better friend to greater Minnesota.
The suburban counties argue that the Met Council’s transportation investment plan emphasizes urban transit, bike and pedestrian options at the expense of highways.
MnDOT said Tuesday that 13 road improvement projects from New Ulm to Detroit Lakes will be accelerated with funds from the state’s Corridors of Commerce program.
It’s no wonder people are tuning out of politics and sinking into apathy.
Whatever happened to the Obama presidency?