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

First lady to rally Democrats in Minnesota on Tuesday

Michelle Obama will stump for Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken on Tuesday.

Updated: October 15, 2014, - 09:52 PM

Secretary of state candidate Severson: Minnesota military voters should vote online

But the secretary of state’s office says the proposal makes inaccurate claims.

Updated: October 15, 2014, - 12:07 AM

Jeff Johnson: A measured path to governor's office

Republican candidate for governor preaches frugality and caution while calling for a more austere government that hews to free-market values.

Updated: October 12, 2014, - 06:00 AM

Minnesota absentee voters so far tend to be older and from Democratic areas

So far, only about one-third of absentee ballots have come from areas that lean heavily Republican.

Updated: October 08, 2014, - 09:08 PM

Political outside spending down in Minnesota so far this year

Gubernatorial and House races so far haven’t been affected by national financiers like in the past.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 09:40 PM

Minnesota Democrats have cash advantage

GOP leader acknowledges underfunding, but says it will energize his party.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 11:24 PM

Dayton leads in governor's race cash; Johnson raised more recently

Dayton has nearly twice as much in the bank, but Johnson is quickening his pace.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 12:07 AM

Minnesota Poll: Majority has given to political causes

Women and Democrats more likely to give to candidates and campaigns.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 12:14 AM

Minnesota men, women sharply divided on nearly everything

Although political party affiliation is the single most determinative factor in how Minnesotans answered pollsters’ questions, gender is a very close second. The gender chasm is most immediately evident in candidate choices.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 07:06 AM

DFL plans to spend $1 million-plus on ads in governor's race

DFL State Party Chairman Ken Martin said ads would air starting next week. Republicans might not have the money to...

Updated: September 11, 2014, - 06:25 AM

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