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

Minn. Republicans foresee major changes

Some fear that without overhaul, they could be out of power for years.

Updated: November 16, 2012, - 12:24 AM

Bakk, Thissen to lead DFL at the State Capitol

Familiar issues loomed on the legislative horizon even as the political landscape in Minnesota has changed.

Updated: November 08, 2012, - 11:34 PM

DFLers expect 'progress' with new majority

Outgoing Republican leader says they shouldn't get too comfortable.

Updated: November 08, 2012, - 09:39 AM

Klobuchar easily wins second U.S. Senate term

Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar brushed off a challenge from Republican Kurt Bills Tuesday night, decisively winning a second term.

Updated: November 07, 2012, - 03:04 PM

Recount on a ballot issue? Maybe not

When it comes to the ballot measures, any concern about the accuracy of the tally would have to be addressed by the courts.

Updated: November 03, 2012, - 10:07 PM

New forces driving DFL fundraising power

Outside groups spending millions to win a Democratic Legislature. With millions to spend, the Alliance for a Better Minnesota and its allies are intent on winning a Democratic Legislature

Updated: November 01, 2012, - 11:32 PM

Minnesota sees record spending on ballot issues

Marriage and ID amendment fights draw $18M, making those ballot fights the most expensive the state has ever seen.

Updated: October 31, 2012, - 07:33 AM

Minnesota Poll: Klobuchar stretches lead over Bills

Poll shows commanding advantage in support, recognition.

Updated: October 30, 2012, - 09:46 AM

Minnesota Poll: Obama leads, but Romney sees gains

The president's 3-point lead in state is within poll's margin of error.

Updated: October 29, 2012, - 05:00 PM

Minnesota serves as political campaign ATM

Cash from local presidential "bundlers" is used elsewhere as outside money pours into congressional race, amendment battle.

Updated: October 23, 2012, - 06:32 AM

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