Politics in Minnesota
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Senate Minority Leader David Hann sees Sir Thomas More as “the patron saint of politicians and statesman.”
Independent expenditure groups now play an increasingly important role in establishing the tone in major races.
Sifting through results for general-election clues.
For candidates in the Midwest, almost nothing tops a photo opportunity with a barnyard animal or a colorful anecdote about life on the farm.
Supreme Court asked to clarify ethics rules.
Consider the challenges an inexperienced president faces in conducting America’s international affairs.
During her time in the Legislature, Anderson was known as an expert in renewable energy and authored seven major successful bills on the topic.
Facing formidable opposition from Rep. Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove, former House Minority Leader Marty Seifert, and retired venture capitalist Scott Honour, Johnson trumpeted his status as the party’s endorsee throughout the summer-long primary campaign.
Two legislative mainstays win primary election challenges as voters appear to be in no mood to stir things up.
The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended in June is just one example of how polarization is undermining confidence in the judiciary and turning that branch of the government into just another partisan body torn by politics.
More than 230 people attended the Politics in Minnesota/Capitol Report Leaders in Public Policy awards celebration at the Saint Paul Hotel on July 17.
Whether mingling on small-town streets, giving radio interviews or appearing at union hall rallies, Wisconsin candidate Mary Burke speaks in measured tones, saying little that stirs the old partisan passions.
Walker touted his record of increasing spending for worker training by more than $100 million in his latest television ad, which featured five people saying they recently got jobs.
Tuesday’s primary elections did not deliver any surprises or any “big” news, and that is good news for Minnesota Democrats.
Anti-tax and pro-gun organizations are most active among the groups staking their position on contested races.
Over the past two weeks, two separate issues have sparked a resurgence of stadium-related criticism.
Staff says limits could affect Ford site, downtown properties.
Public employees can challenge performance evaluations for “accuracy or completeness," the Supreme Court has ruled.
There are lessons from the Cold War that could usefully be applied to the foreign-policy challenges the U.S. faces today.
Those of us on the road and vacationing in Minnesota this summer are seeing more “Help Wanted” and “Get Job Applications Here” signs than we’ve seen in many years.