State Sen. Julianne Ortman left the GOP field for US Senate on Monday after handily losing the party endorsement over the weekend to businessman Mike McFadden.Read More »
St. Louis County Commissioner Chris Dahlberg's momentum from early Saturday morning is flagging in his fight with Minneapolis financier Mike McFadden for the Republican US Senate endorsement.Read More »
PIM is posted up at the GOP state convention in Rochester this weekend, where state constitutional officer candidates have been chosen, but significant decisions on the endorsed candidate for U.S. Senate and the governor's office remain before delegates.Read More »
Among U.S. Senate candidates, Sen. Julianne Ortman, R-Chanhassen, looks like the favorite to gain the party nod.
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1) Gov. Mark Dayton’s “unsession” initiative has helped slash how long it takes to get an environmental permit in Minnesota and has made it easier to file taxes, the Pioneer Press reports. Those are perhaps the most serious proposals among the ...Read More »
The subject targets, ranging from higher education to health and human services, signal that an overall deal on specific projects and policies is close.Read More »
Former Republican House Rep. Marty Seifert, who is still competing against a field of GOP contenders to take on Gov. Mark Dayton, will start running ads this week. Dayton Campaign Manager Katharine Tinucci said it's not time yet for the governor to run ads.Read More »
Hann says the idea is "off the table, frankly," and insists his caucus will stick to the deal.
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1) Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken are hovering below the 50 percent approval mark during a tough off-year election battle, according to a KSTP-SurveyUSA poll released on Sunday. Dayton’s approval rating is sitting at 49 percent, according ...Read More »
1) Gov. Mark Dayton suggested abandoning a deal lawmakers reached last session to keep capital investment legislation under $1 billion for this biennium, with some potential support from both Republicans and Democrats in the Legislature, Minnesota Public Radio reports. Dayton, ...Read More »