Jim Ragsdale

State Capitol reporter | Minnesota state government/politics
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Jim Ragsdale covers Minnesota state government and politics.

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survives recall vote

Walker became the first U.S. governor to survive a recall election, defeating Democrat Tom Barrett.

Updated: June 06, 2012, - 07:53 AM

Weary and divided, Wisconsin set to decide recall Tuesday

Last-minute pitches on governor's fate are falling on deaf ears.

Updated: June 03, 2012, - 06:49 AM

In Wisconsin, recall is labor's call to arms

Opposition to Gov. Scott Walker has galvanized unions statewide.

Updated: June 01, 2012, - 09:52 PM

The right finds its champion: Wisconsin Gov. Walker

Wisconsin governor has tapped a rich vein of cash, clout in recall fight.

Updated: June 01, 2012, - 10:45 AM

Milwaukee Mayor Barrett bears the hopes of grass-roots movement

He's facing Scott Walker again for Wisconsin's top job.

Updated: May 30, 2012, - 08:38 AM

Wisconsin recall rivals dispute job data

Wildly different numbers are at issue in Wisconsin.

Updated: May 17, 2012, - 09:44 PM

A Super Bowl for Minnesota in a few years?

Vikings president Mark Wilf said the community should try to lure a Super Bowl and its mythic Roman numerals -- possibly game number LI (51) in 2017.

Updated: May 14, 2012, - 05:35 AM

Fits, starts marked long stadium drive

Minnesota Vikings fans lined the walk to the Capitol, bowing and cheering as they saw team owner Zygi Wilf stride into view.

Updated: May 11, 2012, - 06:44 AM

Veto lengthens odds on stadium

GOP legislators express dismay with Mark Dayton's axing of their tax cut bill.

Updated: May 07, 2012, - 01:09 PM

BIOGRAPHY: "For the Good of the Order," by John Watson Milton.

A biography of the unabashedly liberal Nick Coleman, the first Democratic Minnesota Senate majority leader in decades.

Updated: May 05, 2012, - 05:14 PM

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