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

Rybak touts Obama to the nation

"This president delivered for the middle class," the Minneapolis mayor said in a prime-time speech.

Updated: September 04, 2012, - 11:34 PM

Democrats are yearning to rekindle the spark of '08

"I think it's a different kind of excitement," said Minnesota delegate Meg Litts.

Updated: September 04, 2012, - 11:37 AM

Heading into convention, Dems banking on grass-roots energy

For Obama, the campaign to hold the White House begins this week with the Democratic convention, where the faithful hope to rev up the vast apparatus that produced his historic 2008 election.

Updated: September 02, 2012, - 09:17 AM

U.S. Senate race takes feisty turn

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Republican challenger Kurt Bills went back and forth at the fair.

Updated: August 30, 2012, - 09:26 PM

Donor against marriage amendment will remain unnamed

A Catholic organization's employee who opposes the marriage amendment can remain anonymous.

Updated: August 17, 2012, - 11:14 PM

Minnesota candidates hit the trail by mending fences

Closely watched Eighth District race likely to draw attention, cash.

Updated: August 16, 2012, - 12:18 AM

6 legislative races to watch

REPUBLICANState senator District 33: Dave Osmek's race against state Rep. Connie Doepke, R-Orono, is one of three Republican legislative contests...

Updated: August 15, 2012, - 05:46 PM

Tuesday's primary sets up race for control of the Legislature

Tea Party leader Cindy Pugh, who was inspired by U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's call to arms over health care reform, easily defeated Rep. Steve Smith.

Updated: August 15, 2012, - 10:38 AM

Paul Ryan's Wisconsin roots shine in GOP spotlight

Rep. Paul Ryan's work ethic and affable manner helped propel him to Romney ticket.

Updated: August 14, 2012, - 06:58 AM

Primary will chart path for Congress and Legislature

Minnesota voters will head to the polls on Tuesday in a high-stakes primary that will shape this year's fight for control of the Legislature and winnow the field for Congress.

Updated: August 12, 2012, - 11:37 PM

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