Steve Boyd said he’s running for his first political office because he believes the GOP and Congress need more outside voices.

In heated western Minn. GOP congressional primary, outsiders challenging incumbent

U.S. Rep. Michelle Fischbach has a solidly conservative voting record. But Steve Boyd, a Christian conservative who has never held public office, is gaining traction as an outsider.
Republican congressional candidates Joe Teirab, left, and Taylor Rahm talk to supporters during a Senate District 56 GOP Pints and Politics fundraiser

GOP battle for nomination in Minnesota's Second District in Congress could head to August primary

April 22
The race has bitterly divided Republicans over who is best to take on DFL incumbent Rep. Angie Craig this fall.
Many Otter Tail County activists want to become party delegates so they can support GOP newcomer Steve Boyd over Republican U.S. Rep. Michelle Fischba

Conservatives in Otter Tail County have been fighting for years, with no end in sight

April 20
A recent flare-up over precinct caucuses is the latest in a string of battles between local party officials and a group of grassroots activists.
First Lady Jill Biden gives a short campaign speech for her husband, President Joe Biden, for a room of over 100 “Women for Biden” supporters at N

Jill Biden rallies women, teachers for the Biden-Harris ticket in Bloomington speeches

April 19
She spoke to women at a brewery and then addressed Education Minnesota's annual convention.
Mohrman, Kaardal & Erickson Attorney Erick Kaardal announces the filing of the lawsuit at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., on Monday, June 5, 201

Legal Marijuana Now Party fights to keep its major party status before Minnesota Supreme Court

April 16
The DFL Party filed a petition arguing LMN failed to meet legal requirements to be certified as a major party.
The sun shines on the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, as Gov. Tim Walz and top legislative leaders continued their budge

DFL disavows endorsed House candidate accused of harassing GOP incumbent

April 15
Judd Hoff has a long criminal history, including felony second-degree assault for wielding a machete during an argument.
Voters fill out their ballots Nov. 8, 2022, at Emerson Dual Language School in Minneapolis.

Minnesota's 2024 political dates to watch

February 13
There are many critical dates to remember in the lead-up to the presidential election in November.

How the Star Tribune is covering the 2024 election

April 3
Our mission this election cycle is to provide the facts and context you need. Here's how we'll do that.

Trump declines to endorse a national abortion ban. He says limits should be left to the states

April 8
Former President Donald Trump said Monday he believes abortion limits should be left to the states, outlining his position in a video in which he declined to endorse a national ban after months of mixed messages and speculation.

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