Two days after Republicans flipped 11 House seats to take control 72-62, the DFL caucus elected Rep. Paul Thissen as House minority leader-designate. No ballot was necessary.
Updated: November 08, 2014, - 05:38 PM
For the first time in the 16 years since Jesse Ventura “shocked the world” with a runaway victory, the IP will lose its status as a major party.
Updated: November 05, 2014, - 09:39 PM
Al Franken easily won re-election Tuesday to a U.S. Senate seat that he had narrowly captured six years ago.
Updated: November 05, 2014, - 10:40 AM
In the third and final debate before Election Day, Sen. Al Franken and Republican challenger Mike McFadden worked harder to acknowledge their differences than their similarities.
Updated: November 03, 2014, - 10:48 AM
Franken said he gets asked about net neutrality “all the time.” Mike McFadden? “You know how many times I’ve been asked about these issues in 16 months on the trail? Zero. Zero times.”
Updated: November 02, 2014, - 06:49 AM
Both candidates have drawn major sums from far beyond Minnesota.
Updated: October 30, 2014, - 11:12 PM
The campaign materials focus on use of ignition lock for drunken drivers.
Updated: October 29, 2014, - 09:30 PM
Challenger’s supporters lambaste Franken ad as “intentional manipulation.”
Updated: October 27, 2014, - 09:13 PM
U.S. senator is leading GOP challenger Mike McFadden 48 percent to 39 percent, though Franken’s advantage appears to have slipped recently
Updated: October 26, 2014, - 08:23 AM