Rachel Stassen-Berger

Reporter | State politics
Phone: 651-925-5046
Rachel E. Stassen-Berger covers state government and politics at the State Capitol in St. Paul.

Recent content from Rachel Stassen-Berger

Former gubernatorial candidate Seifert to lobby for outstate interests

Marty Seifert, a former Republican House leader who ran for governor twice, will join Flaherty & Hood as a lobbyist,...

Updated: December 13, 2014, - 04:46 PM

Minnesota GOP, still in debt, using credit line for cash crunch

The party owes almost $1.5 million; the chairman says the move is business as usual.

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 09:30 PM

Minnesota Gov. Dayton shuffles two posts at top of his cabinet

Myron Frans and Cynthia Bauerly will have new roles in cabinet as Jim Schowalter exits.

Updated: December 10, 2014, - 09:22 PM

Minnesota voters register their apathy for 2014 midterms

Fewer than 2 million people — 50.51 percent of the voting population — cast ballots in November. That’s the lowest turnout the generally high voting state has seen for nearly three decades.

Updated: December 06, 2014, - 06:21 PM

Minnesota House Republicans promise compromise

Republicans, fresh off election victory, promise a more conciliatory approach

Updated: November 19, 2014, - 07:52 AM

Initial tally shows TV, radio political ads cost $40 million in Minnesota

Franken campaign was the state’s top spender, new numbers show.

Updated: November 14, 2014, - 08:43 PM

Affordable Care Act architect consulted for Minnesota

Onetime MNsure hire said voter “stupidity” passed health law.

Updated: November 13, 2014, - 10:41 PM

Let us count the ways House races were interesting

Here's a look at which House member got the most votes and other tidbits of the recent elections.

Updated: November 11, 2014, - 12:09 AM

Rep. Kurt Daudt beats back challengers for House speaker job

Two-term legislator has record of collaboration

Updated: November 08, 2014, - 06:38 AM

Minnesota House flips to GOP control

GOP ends two years of one-party rule. DFL loses key rural and suburban contests.

Updated: November 07, 2014, - 10:40 PM

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