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

Gov. Dayton leads GOP rivals in campaign cash dash

GOP campaigns are amassing millions of dollars to influence the gubernatorial election.

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 09:27 AM

Tea Party in Minnesota: 'A tsunami is coming'

Rep. Cantor’s loss buoys factions but means loss of big campaign bucks for Minnesota GOP.

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 09:58 PM

Numbers show strong candidate turnout in Minnesota House races

With filing period over, a few numbers stand out: 281 candidates are vying for 134 seats in state House.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 10:08 PM

Entenza seeks fellow DFLer’s auditor seat

Former gubernatorial candidate’s last-minute filing didn’t sit well with some in the party.

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 09:39 PM

Minnesota Republican convention done, race for cash is heating up

“We are probably going to need to raise a million bucks to win the primary,” candidate for governor Jeff Johnson...

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 09:32 PM

Mega-donors in Minn.'s gubernatorial race mostly from metro area

Gubernatorial candidates are drawing on the rich near the urban and suburban areas of the Twin Cities for campaign cash.

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 05:41 AM

Minnesota mega-donors pour money into 2014 elections

Courts shredded restrictions on giving, and now big-dollar donors are free to give as much as they want to Minnesota’s parties and political action committees ahead of this year's elections.

Updated: May 24, 2014, - 11:10 PM

May 20: Federal court: Minnesota must lift limit on political donations

Supreme Court set the tone for looser rules on big donors.

Updated: May 24, 2014, - 09:05 PM

Here's how the Legislature grappled with issues facing Minn.

For more than 80 days and over many late nights, Minnesota legislators hashed out major issues confronting the state: wages, taxes, bullying, medical marijuana. Here's a quick look at what happened.

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 08:54 PM

Legislators wrap up session early in a flurry of deal-making

In its closing hours, it voted to legalize medical marijuana and to deliver a second round of tax cuts.

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 05:11 AM

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