Wilhelmina Wright was chosen from a field that included her former U.S. attorney boss, David Lillehaug.
Updated: August 20, 2012, - 10:33 PM
U.S. judge dismissed suit that challenged two statewide election practices. A federal judge dismissed a wide-ranging legal challenge to Minnesota's election day registration system and to the status of voters under court-ordered guardianship
Updated: August 17, 2012, - 09:36 PM
Review of $190 million in aid came before a likely Aug. 24 special session.
Updated: August 16, 2012, - 07:51 PM
Tea Party leader Cindy Pugh, who was inspired by U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's call to arms over health care reform, easily defeated Rep. Steve Smith.
Updated: August 15, 2012, - 10:38 AM
The team says it sent e-mails asking fans to support legislators who face primary challenges today.
Updated: August 14, 2012, - 12:47 AM
Legislative panel unable to agree on two state union contracts.
Updated: August 09, 2012, - 11:05 PM
Governor proposes aid package for Duluth and region; some legislators admit to "sticker shock."
Updated: August 07, 2012, - 11:18 PM
A catchy title belies the murky nature of amendment's specifics.
Updated: August 07, 2012, - 10:47 AM
State Supreme Court pressed both sides in dispute over names of proposed constitutional amendments on photo ID, gay marriage.
Updated: July 31, 2012, - 11:05 PM