Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Keith Ellison

Oct 5, 2010

Biden rallies for Dayton at Macalester College

Vice President Joe Biden made a stop in Minnesota Tuesday to stump for DFL gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton and to assure about 1,000 students, politicians and teachers that Democrats are not going to be swept out of Minnesota or Washington after the general election.

Aug 26, 2010

GOP’s Demos hits YouTube to boost support for race against Ellison

Joel Demos knows he is a political underdog. He is running as an endorsed-Republican against Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District - arguably the most liberal district in the entire country.

Aug 11, 2010

Madore beats DFL-endorsed candidate in CD 2 primary

Former state Rep. Shelley Madore will challenge Republican U.S. Rep. John Kline for Minnesota's Second Congressional District in November.

Jul 30, 2010

Entenza has spent over $4 million building campaign operation

Matt Entenza's lawn signs break a cardinal rule of electoral politics. The thousands of placards dotting yards across the state contain a verboten detail: the date of this year's primary election.

Jul 7, 2010

Near-record number of candidates vie to win the DFL nomination to replace retiring Moua

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.

Jun 16, 2010

In the age of social media hype, direct mail still a pivotal part of campaigning

Back in the 1990s, in another political lifetime, political operatives like Mark Penn and Karl Rove made names for themselves by exploiting the advantages of closely defined messages to specific groups of voters via direct mail.

Jun 9, 2010

Power forward – Scott Johnson’s Power Line blog may be losing impact, but not its punch

Johnson, 59, a Highland Park native, is a corporate attorney by trade, but that’s not where he made his name: Johnson is a conservative blogger — arguably one of the nation’s most influential.

Apr 16, 2010

Ellison honored by housing coalition

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., has received the 2010 Edward W. Brooke III Housing Leadership Award from the National Low Income Housing Coalition.

Apr 14, 2010

DFL campaigns for governor next week at convention in Duluth

The party’s main task at its 2010 state convention will be anointing its official candidate for governor. Eight candidates who might conceivably be considered viable remain in the hunt; two besides Dayton have said that they will run in the primary, no matter what happens in an endorsement battle next Saturday that’s bound to be long and punishing.

Apr 12, 2010

Congressional contests take shape

Jim Meffert earned the DFL endorsement on Saturday to take on U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen in the Third Congressional District. It took six ballots for the chief executive of the Minnesota Optometric Association to triumph over Maureen Hackett in the endorsement battle.

Feb 3, 2010

Bachmann, Paulsen raised over $1 million in 2009

More than $2 million was raised by candidates in the 6th Congressional District in 2009. That makes it easily the most expensive U.S. House contest in Minnesota so far this election cycle.

Feb 2, 2010

Bachmann contest draws the most political cash

More than $2 million was raised by candidates in the 6th Congressional District in 2009. That makes it easily the most expensive U.S. House contest in Minnesota so far this election cycle.

Top News

See All Top News

Legal calendar

Click here to see upcoming Minnesota events

Expert Testimony

See All Expert Testimony