Politics in Minnesota
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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?
Mark Dayton draws fire from Jeff Johnson, Hannah Nicollet in the first of five scheduled gubernatorial debates.
In gubernatorial bid, the Grassroots Party's Chris Wright is no longer such a lonely voice.
From Alaska to Florida, the reproductive rights issue has taken center stage in Democratic campaigns, a stark shift from the days when abortion issues were often used to rally the party’s bas
The California Senate is keeping secret a taxpayer-funded report about Capitol staff nepotism despite calls that it be released.
The people of Kansas may throw two of the state’s most vaunted Republican public officials out of office.
An unusually large number of incumbent governors could go down to defeat this November.
As the two parties narrow their sights in determining which areas need most attention this year, Eagan will inevitably figure into either side’s electoral playbook
Booming oil shipments in Minnesota raise concerns about safety and grain prices.
President Barack Obama’s escalating military campaign in Iraq and Syria has drowned out the economic pitch he hoped would help salvage a midterm election that has been favoring Republicans.
Representatives from five counties say the Met Council’s draft Transportation Policy Plan doesn’t include input from suburban stakeholders, lacks vision for the regional highway system, and unfairly diverts scarce resources into the urban core.
Al Quie and Don Fraser in their “retirement’’ have been nothing less than full-fledged activists, pushing passionately for policies that advance the nonpartisan causes they believe in.
As the 2014 elections loom nationally and in Minnesota, it’s useful to reflect on what decades of political science research have taught us about voting.
Gov. Mark Dayton sits down with Capitol Report to discuss perceived strengths of his campaign for re-election.
Six Senate Republicans on Wednesday called for an ethics investigation of Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Hayden and his relationship with two embattled nonprofit organizations.