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Oct 17, 2014

Incumbents hold funding edge in U.S. House

Republicans say momentum, not money, is key in two districts.

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

Apr 1, 2014

The Capitol Note: House and Senate poised to move on supplemental budget

The most important spending to many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, a 5 percent pay hike for home and community-based services workers, will cost a projected $91 million.

Mar 18, 2014

The Capitol Note: DFL Rep. Peterson confirms re-election run

Peterson's announcement was hailed by DFL Party chair Ken Martin, who called Peterson a "true champion for farmers."

Mar 17, 2014

The Capitol Note: House targets include tax cuts, education and capital investment spending

House Majority Leader Erin Murphy said the budget plan would "build on our historic investments in education.

Feb 19, 2014

The Capitol Note: Transportation advocates push more taxes on gas, metro-area sales tax

Move MN, a coalition of transportation funding advocates, hopes the two revenue streams would result in $727 million per year.

Feb 19, 2014

The Capitol Note: Medicinal marijuana support at 51 percent

The idea is significantly more popular with the young and less affluent, and polls much better with Democrats than Republicans.

Jan 30, 2014

The Capitol Note: DFL raised $3.2 million in 2013

"The DFL Party is in a strong position to reelect Gov. Mark Dayton [and] Sen. Al Franken," Martin said.

Jan 23, 2014

The Capitol Note: MNsure expects increased interest as March deadline approaches

Leitz told board members the next two months would be a critical period for MNsure.

Jan 21, 2014

DFL Rep. Collin Peterson reports $357,000 cash on hand

Over the course of the entire year, Peterson received just over $500,000 in total donations, with about $71,000 of that figure coming from individuals.

Dec 20, 2013

The Capitol Note: Dayton addresses MNsure leadership change

Dayton said he had been speaking with the MNsure board on an increasingly frequent basis in recent months.

Dec 17, 2013

The Capitol Note: MNsure a continued source of controversy

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Honour issued a statement calling on MNsure executive director April Todd-Malmlov to resign.

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