The final election results are in: Minnesota had its lowest voter turnout since 1986. The state canvassing board officially certified the 2014 voter turnout at 50.5 percent. It’s one of the last official acts for Secretary of State Mark Ritchie.
Proposed amendments to Minnesota’s Constitution would be less frequent under a proposal backed by a state Senate committee. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk told the Senate State Government Committee Monday that it should be harder to change the state constitution.
The editorial board of America’s largest newspaper, the New York Times, says a man the government calls a traitor should be given a deal. Last year, Edward Snowden stole and then leaked top secret documents about how the National Security Agency gathers its information. He’s been living in Russia, because he could end up in prison for life if he comes home.
Though the shutdown is now over, anger towards national politicians hasn’t subsided. A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll conducted last week showed 60 percent of Americans would be willing to fire every member of Congress and start over.
Last summer almost all political experts predicted Minnesota would pass a Constitutional Amendment banning gay marriage. Not only was that amendment defeated in November, but Minnesota legalized gay marriage last month.
But can a state really secede from the United States?
The fight over a constitutional amendment in Minnesota that would ban gay marriage took a new turn Thursday. A new TV ad warns of dire consequences if the amendment fails.
The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.
President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.
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A national gay rights group is calling for an investigation of disclosure reports filed by groups promoting an amendment to the Minnesota constitution to ban gay marriage.
When Hank Williams, Jr. first opened his mouth on “Fox and Friends” and didn’t sing “Are you ready for some football?” he was already in trouble.
A New Jersey teenager says she’s received threats since challenging U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann to a debate over the Constitution.
The state Senate on Wednesday approved a statewide vote in 2012 on a gay marriage ban in the Minnesota Constitution, pushing forward what’s expected to be a contentious debate over the definition of legal unions.
Proposals to amend Minnesota’s constitution are proliferating as GOP lawmakers find a route around Gov. Mark Dayton.
Republicans in Wisconsin want Democrats on-the-run brought back to Madison by state troopers, but there’s a problem — they haven’t broken any laws.