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Apr 11, 2014

Bernstein: Watch party agendas, not candidates

In this era of partisan presidencies, what matters the most is how the party defines itself, not who becomes president.

Oct 24, 2013

Democratic polling finds Kline trailing Obermueller in 2nd District

Despite the positive findings, Obermueller, a former one-term state legislator from Eagan, still faces an uphill climb against Kline on several counts.

Aug 1, 2013

Governor candidates test campaign themes in first GOP debate

Republican candidates Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County Commissioner, Orono businessman Scott Honour, state Sen. Dave Thompson and former House Speaker Kurt Zellers gathered in front of about 150 Republicans packed into the Mermaid Event Center in Mounds View Thursday night. While the candidates’ positions on issues rarely diverged significantly, each one spent the night testing out campaign sloga[...]

Jul 9, 2013

Tom Emmer raises $220,000 in first month

The Delano-based Republican's total came thanks to more than 300 individual donors, according to the statement .

Apr 24, 2013

Republican Scott Honour announces bid for governor

Scott Honour is seeking the GOP nomination for governor in 2014. The businessman announced the decision through a campaign video that was posted on his web site Wednesday.

Nov 9, 2012

A night of surprises

Democrats had an outstanding night on Tuesday. They won back control of the Minnesota House and Senate, picked up a congressional seat, and defeated two contentious amendments that most political observers expected to prevail.

Nov 5, 2012

RNC Chair Reince Priebus stops in Minnesota on election eve

Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, dropped into Minnesota during a multi-state campaign tour on the eve of the 2012 presidential election.

Oct 29, 2012

Bill Clinton to campaign for Obama in Minneapolis, Duluth

Clinton's visit follows poll numbers that show Mitt Romney gaining on President Barack Obama in Minnesota.

Oct 26, 2012

SCSU Survey: Obama holds comfortable lead over Romney in MN

President Barack Obama holds an 8-point lead over Republican nominee Mitt Romney among likely voters in Minnesota, according to poll results released on Friday by the St. Cloud State University Survey. When all poll respondents are included, Obama's lead grows to 13 percentage points.

Oct 4, 2012

First presidential debate exasperates fact-checkers: A round up

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, declared the winner Wednesday night by most pundits and snap polls by CNN and CBS, was shot down by several fact-checkers with comments harsh enough to tempt President Barack Obama’s ad-makers.

Sep 13, 2012

PPP: Obama, Klobuchar “safe bets” in Minnesota

President Barack Obama is seven points ahead of Romney in the most recent statewide poll from Public Policy Polling. Among likely Minnesota voters, 51 percent support Obama, and 44 percent are planning to vote for Romney. The new results show Romney closing the gap on the incumbent since PPP's June survey, when Obama's lead stood at 54-39.

Aug 8, 2012

Gov. Scott Walker will headline Romney fundraiser in Minneapolis on Aug. 14

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will headline a luncheon fundraiser for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney in Minneapolis on August 14. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman will serve as hosts of the event.

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