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

GOP's Minnesota legislative slate gets shake-up

Same-sex marriage vote hurt one lawmaker, while another decided to retire.

Updated: February 23, 2014, - 08:25 PM

Minnesota Poll: Minimum wage hike popular, but $9.50 target isn’t

The poll found that 42 percent of Minnesotans say it’s time to increase the state’s minimum wage to $9.50 an hour — a figure proposed by House leaders and supported by Gov. Mark Dayton.

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 05:39 AM

Minnesota Poll: Dayton approval rating at its highest

As re-election nears, more than half of voters give governor a thumbs-up.

Updated: February 16, 2014, - 04:15 PM

Former VP Walter Mondale recovering from heart surgery

Former Vice President Walter Mondale had heart surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester on Wednesday.The surgery, which a statement said...

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 08:15 PM

Hotdish Politics: Despite the Minnesota caucus curse, caucuses continue

In the aftermath of Tuesday’s caucuses, the haunting cry went up among Minnesota politicos: Beware the curse of the straw...

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 06:09 PM

Vice President Biden will visit Minnesota Feb. 19

The vice president will be in Minneapolis on Feb. 19 for a dinner at the Bachelor Farmer restaurant.

Updated: February 05, 2014, - 09:01 PM

Small, passionate crowds turn out for caucus night in Minnesota

Party activists turn out on a cold night to shape party policies and make picks for the upcoming campaign.

Updated: February 05, 2014, - 06:50 AM

Same-sex vote risk paid off for Minnesota House members

Some House members who voted in favor of Minnesota’s marriage equality law have at least doubled the cash they raised...

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 10:24 AM

Franken leads in Senate money race

Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken raised $12 million in preparation for what is expected to be a tough fight to...

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 05:31 PM

Dayton raises $1.1 million for re-election campaign

Campaign manager says total includes no personal funds.

Updated: January 28, 2014, - 08:56 PM

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