Donald Trump’s brief visit to Minneapolis Friday brought out supporters willing to pay to see him and about 100 protesters. Read more →
A meeting with legislative leaders is set for Thursday, but Dayton tells MPR News there’s no point in continuing talks if House Republicans won’t budge on light rail transit funding. Read more →
Some reaction to Gov. Mark Dayton’s $1.4 billion public works construction plan the Legislature will debate when the 2016 session begins in March. Read more →
Darlene Miller, the CEO of Permac Industries, a precision parts manufacturing company in Burnsville, announced her campaign Thursday. Read more →
Sen. Kathy Sheran, DFL-Mankato, said Monday she will not seek another term in 2016. Read more →
Longtime political journalist Jim Ragsdale is being remembered as a talented, funny writer. Read more →
Sen. David Hann of Eden Prairie announced today that he will not run for governor in the 2014 race. In a statement, Hann said he will instead continue to devote his attention to his role as Minnesota Senate minority leader. Several Republicans have already announced they’ll run including Scott Honour, Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, Read more →
Unless Michele Bachmann decides to run for a fourth term or seek a statewide office, the Republican Party of Minnesota faces the prospect of having few recognizable political personalities in an important election year.