Another Minnesota State Fair tradition – politics – was in full swing as this year’s gathering got going.
Updated: August 22, 2014, - 06:08 AM
Unlike GOP challenger Jeff Johnson, who has to pivot from the primary battle, the DFL governor and his allies have been planning for months.
Updated: August 18, 2014, - 09:37 PM
After low-key, low-budget campaigns, focus turns to taking control in the state.
Updated: August 13, 2014, - 10:58 AM
Challenger to Sen. Al Franken appears clear, but there’s no firm favorite Tuesday among four hoping to topple Gov. Mark Dayton.
Updated: August 10, 2014, - 07:10 AM
The Maple Grove legislator says his tenure as House speaker during the 2011 state government shutdown, when he led Republicans as they clashed with DFL Gov. Mark Dayton over the size of state government, make him the party’s best choice to take on Dayton in November.
Updated: July 21, 2014, - 05:54 AM
The state is looking for a doctor who can provide medical and research expertise for Minnesota’s new medical marijuana program.The...
Updated: July 14, 2014, - 09:14 PM
The former governor, still mixing it up in GOP politics at age 90, has no shortage of opinions on the...
Updated: July 12, 2014, - 05:43 PM
A lifelong resident of what he calls “rural Minnesota,” Seifert is trying to harness that anxiety into a political force he hopes can drive him past three fellow Republicans in the Aug. 12 primary.
Updated: July 10, 2014, - 09:24 AM
Construction enters next, more visible phase, but groundbreaking on new Senate building won't get underway until at least August.
Updated: July 08, 2014, - 05:38 AM