The four remaining members of the so-called RNC 8 pleaded guilty this morning to gross misdemeanor charges that will not result in any jail time. Defendants Rob Czernick and Max Spektor pleaded to one count each of conspiracy to commit riot, while Garrett Fitzgerald and Nathanael Secor pleaded to one count each of conspiracy to destroy property.Read More »
Matt Entenza announced his "leadership team" today, including three commissioners from the administration of former Gov. Jesse Ventura. The group of two-dozen advisers will play an informal role in the former House Minority Leader's gubernatorial campaign.Read More »
When Kathy Lantry’s mom was growing up in the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul in the 1940s, the Sacred Heart Church held Masses in both English and German. Today the Roman Catholic parish still conducts Mass in a pair of languages, but the non-English service has changed to Spanish.
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Three chief county prosecutors in the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area, with a combined 55 years of experience, are leaving their jobs at the end of the year and triggering something of a shakeup among metro county attorneys.Read More »
A Facebook group launched a day after Margaret Anderson Kelliher was endorsed by the Minnesota DFL to run for governor is urging Mark Dayton and Matt Entenza to abide by the endorsement and not put their name on the August primary ballot.Read More »
Ramsey County Attorney Susan Gaertner, who didn't seek the DFL's endorsement for governor this weekend because she planned to be on the August primary ballot, ended her campaign for governor this afternoon.Read More »
Heading north this weekend to steep yourself in DFL politics? Got questions? Fear not – we’re here to help.
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PIM will be in Duluth this weekend for comprehensive coverage of the DFL convention. The big story, of course, is the contest for the DFL endorsement for governor. We introduced this chart of endorsements last Fall, and now present the updated version, just a few days before.Read More »