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2014 midterm election

Aug 1, 2014

A look at 2014’s political environment

The Cook Political Report finds unfavorable ratings for the GOP "brand" and "Obama fatigue".

Jul 30, 2014

In money chase, GOP field still trails Dayton

The most recent round of fundraising disclosures finds the top-tier field picking up where they left off earlier this summer, which means each of the four GOP entrants is well behind Dayton’s strength in monetary terms

Jul 30, 2014

Education needs to be a key election issue

Education will lay the foundation for the future — for better or worse.

Jul 25, 2014

Supporters unfazed by MacDonald’s legal struggles

GOP judicial election committee says it’s confident in its choice for the Supreme Court candidate.

Jul 23, 2014

GOP Chair Keith Downey is a turnaround artist

He's worked to bring the party back from financial disaster, eviction from their headquarters and a credibility crisis to a place where they can think about scoring some wins.

Jul 18, 2014

Financial reports inform congressional races

About half of state’s congressional districts await competitive primary or general election battles.

Jul 11, 2014

Allegations keep flying in Noor-Kahn contest

The tooth-and-nail contest between 42-year incumbent Rep. Phyllis Kahn and Somali newcomer Mohamud Noor continues to draw allegations of violence, intimidation and voter suppression from both sides of the race.

Jul 11, 2014

Kihne: Loon challenge not just over gay marriage

Conservative activist Sheila Kihne tries to broaden her strategy as she takes a former ally to August primary.

Jul 9, 2014

Ellison: progressive in a conservative Congress

Minnesota's 5th District representative handily wins elections, but his views are frequently out of sync with the chattering class inside the Beltway where he is often tolerated as a curiosity.

Jul 3, 2014

For Johnson, no time to relax after GOP nod

The GOP endorsee for governor reflects on his campaign, his electability, and the KISS song, "Beth".

Jul 3, 2014

Early voting changes campaign calculus

The impact of new wrinkle in absentee voting rules will be tested in the upcoming primary season.

Jul 1, 2014

More fireworks in Kahn-Noor primary

A Phyllis Kahn ally formally called into question the voter registrations of about 140 people at a single address in the Minneapolis district.

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