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

Democrats in legislative control, but they're not in lockstep

As DFL takes control at Capitol today, party foresees "productive" friction.

Updated: January 08, 2013, - 06:26 AM

Women step up to get conservative women elected

The 3-year-old group focuses on getting fiscal conservatives elected - and there's no litmus test on social issues.

Updated: January 05, 2013, - 09:58 PM

Supreme Court Justice Paul Anderson's retirement approaches

Justice Paul Anderson, first appointed in 1994 by Gov. Arne Carlson, will reach mandatory retirement age this year.

Updated: January 04, 2013, - 11:16 PM

Gov. Dayton plans to have back surgery next week at Mayo

The operation may keep him out of the office for some time; aides say he'll work from home.

Updated: December 21, 2012, - 11:14 PM

DFL Party director arrested on DWI

Police said Corey Day hit two parked cars while driving drunk in Mpls.

Updated: December 17, 2012, - 09:48 PM

Senate keeps paying in Brodkorb fight; legal bill tops $190,000

Its defense against fired staffer's lawsuit has cost $190,000.

Updated: December 13, 2012, - 11:05 PM

Minn. watchdog panel wants to see campaign financing overhaul

Proposals to the Legislature advocate a heftier budget, approval of higher donation limits and more disclosure.

Updated: December 12, 2012, - 09:10 PM

Minnesota Republicans hold a 'pick-up-the-pieces' gathering

Activists gathered in Blaine to review the party's failed election message and discuss how to stop sulking and get back to work.

Updated: December 08, 2012, - 09:42 PM

State's U.S. House races were most costly in history

Candidates spent nearly $32 million to win U.S. House seats, and Rep. Michele Bachmann alone spent almost half of that

Updated: December 07, 2012, - 11:54 PM

MnDOT acting chief, bus lines exec vie for top transportation job

Gov. Mark Dayton will choose between an agency veteran and the CEO of Jefferson Lines.

Updated: December 06, 2012, - 10:37 PM

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