Minnesota Democrats are split on whether to seek universal background checks. A counterproposal is being called too weak.
Updated: March 06, 2013, - 11:20 PM
With a new DFL-led Legislature, unions are pushing their agenda, starting with child care. Monday they turned out at the Capitol in support of measures that would help unionize thousands of child-care and home health-care workers.
Updated: March 05, 2013, - 10:51 AM
Two-year projection shrinks to $627M. GOP says Dayton should back off on tax hikes.
Updated: March 01, 2013, - 02:39 PM
Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., began a Tuesday night interview on Fox News by telling host Sean Hannity that he was...
Updated: February 27, 2013, - 08:48 PM
Sen. Branden Petersen would become the first Republican legislator to publicly support same-sex marriage, highlighting the rapidly changing dynamics of the issue at the Capitol.
Updated: February 25, 2013, - 11:06 PM
FROM HOT DISH POLITICSSince winning re-election by a slim margin in November, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann has kept a low...
Updated: February 21, 2013, - 08:32 PM
The new rule requiring all House members to submit proposed floor amendments 24 hours before bringing them up during floor debate, touched off the 2013 session's first protracted floor debate.
Updated: February 16, 2013, - 07:33 PM
Dayton's plan would not completely repay the state's debt to public school districts until 2017.
Updated: February 14, 2013, - 07:42 PM
Legislators getting behind effort to increase state's base wage.
Updated: February 14, 2013, - 12:36 PM