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Dec 25, 2013

Red Rock study picks BRT as best option

The group studying a 30-mile transitway from St. Paul to Hastings has shifted gears on its preferred transit choice for the route.

Sep 7, 2012

Both parties covet Kriesel seat

The Republican takeover of a Minnesota House seat that’s home to cities like Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park was one of the more surprising turns among the many upheavals in the 2010 election.

Oct 28, 2010

House fundraising numbers show peril for some DFL legislators

Fundraising numbers are by no means the end all-be all indicator of a candidate's electoral success, but some recently released campaign finance reports reveal startling numbers that could point to several GOP takeovers in the state House.

Oct 13, 2010

GOP seeing red in a blue-collar district

Republicans think they have a shot at sweeping a longtime DFL stronghold: District 57, which covers parts of Dakota and Washington counties just southeast of the Twin Cities.

May 21, 2010

Midway through candidate filing period, many legislative races lack challengers

If the phrase “sure thing” can be applied anywhere in politics, it might be appropriate in a small part of St. Paul, including Falcon Heights and a swath of territory north of Interstate 94.

Feb 22, 2010

8 legislative incumbents facing intra-party challenges

Eight Minnesota legislative incumbents -- five DFLers and three Republicans -- are facing challenges from members of their own parties this year, not counting six incumbents who have said that they aren't seeking re-election and have fellow party members lining up to succeed them.

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