Former Minnesota Congressman Jim Ramstad endorsed Republican state Attorney General candidate Chris Barden on Monday, saying Barden was "one of the most qualified candidates to ever run for Attorney General."
Saying he had known Barden for more than a decade, Ramstad said Barden was a good choice to end the long run of DFLers who have served as state attorney general. "After 40 years of continuous control by one political party, it's time for new leadership," said Ramstad, a Republican.
Barden is challenging state Attorney General, and DFL incumbent, Lori Swanson.
Amid reports that Donald Trump was in danger of not getting on Minnesota's presidential ballot, the Trump campaign says everything is in order and voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for him in November.
Interest groups spent less slightly money lobbying state government in 2015 than in the previous year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.
Thousands of refugees are navigating hurdles of a new life. And front-line workers in Minnesota, one of the country's resettlement hubs, are poised to take in 2,530 refugees, more than during any year in the past decade.