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Vermont senator's appeal among younger women is growing in Minnesota and nationwide.
Hours after speaking to 6,000 people in Duluth, Sanders addressed more than 14,000 at RiverCentre, aiming for momentum before the Iowa caucuses on Monday.
The coming debate at the State Capitol over what to do with this year's surplus is likely to be among the most contentious.
Poll respondents back tighter gun laws but many are not sure they'd be effective in preventing the alarming rise of mass shootings.
To the extent that rank-and-file members of the Legislature are remembered at all after they leave office, it’s usually because they are lucky or unlucky…
Top DFLers seek to address key issues before March; GOP leader wants to wait.
Mohamoud Hassan said the incumbent has lost touch with community.
Florida senator, presidential contender swings through Minnesota for fundraiser.
Borrowing proposal too costly, GOP leaders say.
Mayors and other elected officials from outstate Minnesota are pressuring House Republicans to support increased state spending on government aid to cities and towns, hoping…
Republicans still waging a protest, refusing to occupy their offices.
Front-runner Cruz is unabashedly using his faith in his pitch. But with Trump in the mix, caucuses are more complex.
He vows to help find solutions, raises safety concerns over protests.
The thermometer barely rose above zero last Jan. 5, as Gov. Mark Dayton was sworn in for his second term. It was a chilly start…
The first step to fixing the problem, the governor said, is that lawmakers need to repeal a 2009 state law that was adopted specifically in opposition to the movement toward Real ID.
State had sought more time to comply with law; air travel is unaffected — for now.
Proposal to end tax on Social Security income is one of several aimed at "continuing … trend" of aiding older Minnesotans.
The surging GOP candidate touted his conservative credentials and declared: "People are waking up. There is a revival."
Democratic front-runner uses Minneapolis speech to spell out counterterrorism initiative, saying any plan must respect diversity.
A cane usually at his side, Gov. Mark Dayton moves more slowly these days as he keeps up the hectic schedule that comes with his…
Broadcast mogul Stanley Hubbard has given millions to political campaigns. Now he's waiting to see which presidential candidate "rises to the top."
Three Minnesota state lawmakers, including House Speaker Kurt Daudt, spent nine days in Turkey at the end of last month at the invitation of a U.S. nonprofit with ties to an exiled Turkish religious figure.
The Texas senator won almost 2-1 support over second-place finisher Marco Rubio.
Leaders talk of tax cuts, but battles loom over size and other priorities
As judge presses for reforms, even defenders admit flaws.
But House speaker wants to fast-track controversial projects in exchange.
Governor and House Republicans want the feds to give Minnesota a few more months to comply with new law affecting air travel.
Governor wants Legislature to extend unemployment benefits for steelworkers.
Kentucky senator pitches his libertarian-themed message against federal overreach.
Minnesota is likely to be among the ripest targets for the Bernie Sanders campaign to sap Hillary Clinton's momentum when presidential primaries and caucuses get started
Gov. Dayton's order is a response to more oil train traffic in the Twin Cities.
He wants proposed mine's financing scrutinized.
The company missed an Oct. 1 deadline and faces reimbursements to state.
The Mpls. Democrat is just the second member of Congress to endorse the Vermont senator.
She has become nearly as much the face of the administration as Gov. Dayton himself. And he plans to hand her even more responsibility.
Last April, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker used a speech in Iowa to describe a central political rationale for his now-defunct candidacy. “The path to the…
Former political partners, friends dined in Atlanta.
Meeting with small groups in neighboring state, Scott Walker gave no hints he was about to drop out of race.
Carver County state Senate race will be political debut of Jake Coleman, son of former Sen. Norm Coleman
Jake, son of former U.S. Sen. Norm, is running for a state Senate seat.
It's a kind of show-and-tell opportunity for officials at dozens of state facilities and sites vying for a chunk of what could be close to $1 billion in state bonds for construction projects.
The time frame for the State Capitol's $307 million extreme makeover is half over, but the work is only 30 percent done.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will court donors at a Thursday luncheon in the exclusive Minikahda Club overlooking Lake Calhoun.
Donald Trump is outstripping his GOP competitors in an unofficial "corn poll." But it's hard to locate any support among Minnesota's Republican establishment.
He says the additional $2M he championed doesn't necessarily need to be spent on legislative offices.
It was specifically earmarked to refurbish antique furniture and enhance other historical touches in legislative office space in the new building.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker proposed a replacement to President Obama’s health care law Tuesday at a Brooklyn Center machine shop, using an important policy…
For Dayton, yet another frustrating deadlock with legislative leaders.
The proposed changes could cost tens of millions of dollars but still may not satisfy a federal judge.
It’s difficult, if not impossible, to find Republican Party activists in Minnesota who support Donald Trump for president. That was true last Thursday night,…
The 10 leading Republican presidential candidates meet in Cleveland this Thursday for the first debate of the 2016 campaign, and many Minnesota conservatives with plans to tune in are still undecided.
Group of lawmakers wants Guard personnel to be able to carry concealed weapons without a permit.
Gov. Dayton is expected to select a new justice by the end of August.
From gridiron to high court, retiring Justice Alan Page ties it up with a bow
Rural communities expected more after they helped the GOP gain a majority in the House.
Minnesota's political leaders approved billions in spending, including passage early Saturday of the environmental and agriculture budget bill, avoiding a state government shutdown.
The final deal to finish the state budget, struck Thursday night, sets the table for a special session today where approval of money for environmental and agricultural programs is still in doubt.
Gov. Mark Dayton is tentatively scheduled today to meet with all four legislative caucus leaders in hopes of nailing down a final agreement and set a special session.
Gov. Mark Dayton said three disagreements remain between him and House Republicans in the clutch of budget bills that would be up in the special session.
A special session is needed so legislators can approve remaining pieces of the budget and avoid a partial shutdown of state government on July 1, but only the governor can call it.
Key legislators agree on hefty bonding bill; Dayton holds fast on audits.
Questions on school spending, budget items must be resolved.
"It's become a perennial breakdown, and it doesn't have to be this way," said Sen. Carla Nelson, R-Rochester.
As political stalemate lingers, agency begins preparing to let state workers go.
Special session site set, but no budget deal in sight as Dayton resumes meetings with legislative leaders
Dayton releases a lengthy list; meanwhile, layoff notices loom for 10,000 state employees.
A big surplus had some thinking this session would be smooth, but the extra money fueled extra debates.
Minnesotans chose divided government in last year's election, giving Gov. Mark Dayton a second term while flipping control of the House to Republicans. And division…
$25 billion approved for human services, higher-ed, transportation, public safety.
Dayton said he would veto $17 billion in education spending as soon as the bill lands on his desk and will call a special legislative session once he and House Republicans can settle the standoff.
Governor holds firm to veto threat over early ed funding
Dayton says he's willing to risk shutdown, special session to boost funding for early ed.
Minnesota House and Senate leaders said late Friday that they had struck a tentative budget deal, but the governor was objecting to the level of education funding and said he intends to stand firm.
Wrangling by lawmakers led to a higher education deal, but little other progress.
Gov. Dayton and legislative leaders have private budget discussions, give few details, as rank-and-file members worry.
With little apparent progress and time running out, Dayton and lawmakers trade accusations
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