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Oct 12, 2016

On the Bookshelf: A chat with ‘The Senator Next Door’

Amy Klobuchar’s “The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland" was released last month in paperback

Jul 28, 2016

Transcripts of speeches from the Democratic National Convention

Amy Klobuchar’s “The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland” is frank and funny in its tale of a suburban girl who grew up the daughter of a successful but alcoholic journalist father and a compassionate but exacting teacher mother. Released last month in paperback, the book traces the senator’s path from a teenage ...

Jun 17, 2015

Klobuchar pitches patent reform to Minnesota businesses

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar stopped in her home state Monday to rally business leaders around patent reform legislation designed to insulate Minnesota’s Fortune 500 companies and its mom-and-pop shops from frivolous lawsuits.

Aug 27, 2014

Poll shows Dayton, Franken with single-digit leads

The same poll, which targeted likely Minnesota voters, put Dayton’s overall job approval rating at 51 percent.

Aug 26, 2014

Dayton leads Johnson head-to-head in SUSA/KSTP poll

Both polls used to examine the governor's race this month have produced similar results in the U.S. Senate contest.

Jul 10, 2014

The Capitol Note: Senate Democrats backing contraceptive access measure

Senate Democrats rolled out legislation that would ban businesses from not covering any treatments guaranteed by law in response to the US Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision.

Jul 9, 2014

Cynthia Bauerly: Off the DC treadmill

The former Federal Elections Commission chair has found a more peaceful and productive home at the Department of Revenue.

Jun 30, 2014

The Capitol Note: Kahn campaign alleges voter fraud from opponent Noor’s supporters

Veteran Rep. Phyllis Kahn's campaign alleged that fraudulent voting by supporters of her opponent, Mohamud Noor, was rampant on Friday, the day early voting began in Minnesota.

Jun 20, 2014

The Capitol Note: DFL and GOP set to take advantage of new absentee voting law

Both political parties highlighted Minnesota's new absentee voting law when outlining their ground games heading into the Aug. 12 primary elections

May 22, 2014

The Capitol Note: Kuisle joins Johnson in race for governor

Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, a GOP gubernatorial hopeful, announced Wednesday that he's taken on former Rep. Bill Kuisle as his lieutenant governor pick.

Oct 31, 2013

PPP: Dayton, Franken lead GOP opponents head-to-head

Among Republican gubernatorial candidates, Rep. Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove, had the greatest name recognition.

Oct 29, 2013

Franken joins Senate Democrats in supporting food stamps

Funding for food stamps has been a crucial sticking point in the debate over the farm bill.

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