Downey received 68 percent of the vote at the party’s State Central Committee meeting in Bloomington on Saturday, turning back challenges from Neil Lynch and Bill Jungbauer.
A number of political observers and politicians alike took umbrage with a Minnesota politician’s response to news of the death of comedian and actor Robin Williams.
A Democratic legislator from Minnesota swiftly apologized Tuesday for a tweet he sent that referred to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as “Uncle Thomas” following a major ruling on the nation’s landmark voting rights law.
The Republican congressional candidate in a liberal Minneapolis district wants one last debate after Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison called him a “low-life scumbag” in a debate last week.
The candidates in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District don’t exactly see eye-to-eye on a number of issues, and it was made evident today live on WCCO Radio.
The Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s 5th District was sued Friday by a fundraising consultant claiming he owes her money for work on his campaign.
Rep. Keith Ellison has easily defeated two opponents to win the Democratic primary for his Minneapolis-area congressional seat.