Politics
November 10, 2017
Allegations of sexual harassment at the State Capitol widened as two women came forward with reports of sexual harassment by GOP state Rep. Tony Corni

Lawmaker, lobbyist accuse Rep. Cornish of sexual harassment

Late Thursday, House Speaker Kurt Daudt suspended Sen. Tony Cornish's chairmanship and called for a human resources investigation of the allegations, which Cornish denies.
Local
November 10, 2017
Lisa Klenk and her husband, Phillip Klenk, both veterans, have been forced to drive 75 miles to get promised medical care.

Veterans, especially in rural Minnesota, look on as lawmakers try to overhaul health care

Lawmakers working to fix much-maligned Choice Program.
Nation
November 10, 2017
In this Aug. 8, 2016 file photo, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks to the media during a news conference in Montgomery, Ala.

Woman: Ala. candidate Moore initiated sexual contact she was 14

Moore, now the Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat, was in his 30s at the time.
East Metro
November 10, 2017
DFL State Sen. Dan Schoen, shown in 2016, denies allegations that he sexually harassed women involved in state politics.

Dayton calls on state Sen. Schoen to resign over harassment reports

Amid allegations against Sen. Dan Schoen, a DFL state representative says sexual harassment is "bigger than one senator" at Capitol.
Business
November 9, 2017
Sun Country Airlines had won the rights last year to fly from the Twin Cities to two cities in Cuba before new rules were set.

Sun Country drops plan for Cuba flights, citing politics

The local airline had rights to fly directly from MSP to Matanzas and Santa Clara, but not Havana, the country's capital.
Business
November 9, 2017

Senators back push for stepped up tracking of medical devices

Two U.S. senators are urging the agency that controls Medicare to support putting the full serial numbers for medical devices into insurance-claims forms to better track how poorly performing devices affect federal spending and patient health.
Minneapolis
November 9, 2017
Minneapolis Mayor-elect Jacob Frey spoke to reporters at his headquarters Wednesday after the announcement that he won the race.

Minneapolis Mayor-elect Frey: We're going to get to work

The 36-year-old City Council member defeated incumbent Mayor Betsy Hodges and 14 other candidates in Tuesday's election. He will take office in January.
East Metro
November 9, 2017
DFL State Sen. Dan Schoen, shown in 2016, denies allegations that he sexually harassed women involved in state politics.

Minn. state senator accused of harassment

Minnesota lawmakers called on DFL Sen. Dan Schoen to step down over the allegations, described in a report as "persistent and unwanted invitations to meet to physically grabbing a woman from behind." Schoen has denied the allegations, saying they were false or taken out of context.
Politics
November 8, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka

Minn. Senate faces December furloughs, shutdown

Amid a budget stalemate with the governor, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said the Senate will run out of money Dec 1.
Local
November 8, 2017
St. Paul mayoral candidate Melvin Carter celebrated his win Tuesday night with family and friends at Union Depot.

Melvin Carter wins mayor race in St. Paul; Frey leads in Mpls.

Carter spent much of the night with 50 percent of the vote in the mayor's race, outpacing Pat Harris. In Minneapolis, Jacob Frey led early among a tight and crowded mayoral race.
Politics
November 8, 2017
How ranked-choice voting works

How ranked-choice voting works

How ranked-choice voting works A candidate could win the first round, but lose the election. It can be confusing, so here's a guide to how votes are counted in Minneapolis and St. Paul elections.
Local
November 7, 2017
Business
November 6, 2017
U.S. Chamber executive Christopher Wenk lobbied Congress.

As NAFTA talks heat up, Minnesota ag, other industries weigh in

Minnesota agriculture and industry concerned about future of the agreement.
Local
November 6, 2017

Election Day 2017 Live: Voters head to the polls

Minneapolis, St. Paul and other communities around the state are holding elections Tuesday for mayor, City Council, and school board seats. A number of school district questions are on the ballot.
Nation
November 6, 2017

Former FBI chief Comey officially joins Twitter – as himself

Former FBI Director James Comey has blown his own cover on Twitter.Comey, who in May was fired by President Donald Trump — sparking the continuing…
Local
November 6, 2017
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and school board candidate Marny Xiong cast their votes on Halloween at the Martin Luther King Recreation Center. Politic

Turmoil in D.C. animates voters in nonpartisan races across Minnesota

"There's no 'Oh, I'm so put off or depressed.' … They're energized. They're turned on to voting. They want to express themselves," said a Duluth candidate.
Politics
November 4, 2017
After “reds” like Jerry Ewing, right, and “blues” like Tamara Kaiser discussed common stereotypes, they were invited to speak one-on-one about

'Reds' and 'blues' sit down together to try to heal the political divide

A group called Better Angels is organizing the gatherings of Republicans and Democrats to talk, listen and find what they have in common.
Minneapolis
November 4, 2017
Minneapolis mayoral candidates participated in a forum on Monday.

Minneapolis mayoral hopefuls offer closing arguments at forum

The 33rd mayoral forum was long on proposals and ideas but short on details.
Politics
November 4, 2017
The 2008 U.S. Senate race pitting Dean Barkley, left, Norm Coleman and Al Franken was the last big GOP lightning rod.

Why national Republicans covet Minnesota

The RNC is investing money here designed to help congressional Republicans as they fight for every last seat to maintain their House majority.
Politics
November 4, 2017

Clock ticking on CHIP funding

Reauthorizing the Children’s Health Insurance Program used to be a fairly painless, bipartisan process. But few things are painless or bipartisan in Washington these days.…