Patrick Condon

Reporter | Politics and government
Phone: 651-925-5049
Patrick Condon covers all aspects of Minnesota politics, the state budget, the administration and state agencies.

Recent content from Patrick Condon

MNsure signs up 3,700 so far for health insurance

Minnesota's health insurance exchange on Wednesday released its first data on enrollment, showing that two weeks into its launch more than 3,700 people have signed up for health insurance coverage.

Updated: October 16, 2013, - 08:10 PM

Rod Grams, former Minn. senator, in hospice care

Former U.S. Sen. Rod Grams has entered hospice care following a cancer diagnosis in April 2012.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 09:45 AM

Minn. health insurance board addresses conflicts

The citizen board that's directing Minnesota's new, state-run health insurance exchange is working on a policy to root out their own possible conflicts of interest.

Updated: August 07, 2013, - 05:45 PM

GOP's Ortman joins US Senate race

Julianne Ortman, a veteran state senator from the Twin Cities suburbs, on Saturday joined the growing group of Republicans who want to challenge incumbent Democratic Sen. Al Franken next year.

Updated: August 03, 2013, - 02:30 PM

GOP's McFadden builds from blank political slate

When Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden raised $765,000 in the inaugural month of his bid to take on Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, he sent an important signal about his ability to compete in a high-profile race that will depend heavily on money.

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 11:25 AM

Fired Minnesota Senate aide's lawsuit cites other affairs at Capitol

For the first time, a fired Minnesota Senate operative has made detailed accusations central to his federal wrongful termination lawsuit: a list of other lawmakers and staff members who allegedly carried on affairs over the years without losing their jobs.

Updated: July 11, 2013, - 08:09 PM

Target founder Douglas Dayton dies at 88

Douglas Dayton, who led the transformation of a family department store into retailing giant Target Corp., has died at the age of 88.

Updated: July 07, 2013, - 05:20 PM

GOP's Zellers vows common touch in governor race

Kurt Zellers, Minnesota's most recent Republican House speaker, joined the race for governor Sunday, saying he would bring a middle-class family man's sensibility to the job.

Updated: June 23, 2013, - 08:33 PM

Couples nab Minnesota gay marriage licenses

A couple for 11 years already, Jeff Isaacson and Al Giraud of Minneapolis were first in line Thursday morning to get a Hennepin County marriage license under Minnesota's new law allowing gay couples to wed.

Updated: June 06, 2013, - 09:18 AM

New cause for ex-radical Sara Jane Olson

Sara Jane Olson, the convicted 1970s radical, is edging back into public life as she and a friend petition the Obama administration to reduce disparities in prison sentences for crack and powder cocaine.

Updated: May 25, 2013, - 07:42 PM

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