Betsy Hodges’ face is one Minneapolitans will be seeing much more of, and her personality is one her husband insists they’ll get a kick out of. “She can tell really good jokes,” said Gary Cunningham, Hodges’ husband. “We laugh a lot.”
More rounds of vote counting are underway at Minneapolis City Hall as the state’s largest city looks to crown a new mayor. Democratic City Council member Betsy Hodges held a wide lead but was still short Wednesday of the threshold needed to win.
Saturday’s DFL Convention in Minneapolis failed to nominate a candidate for mayor. That means that all six DFL candidates are expected to run in the November election.
Why is it, that some lawmakers repeatedly try to pass legislation despite all evidence saying it’s destined to fail?
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak said Thursday afternoon he won’t seek a fourth term in office. Rybak made the announcement at a news conference at the Midtown Global Market.
One week from today, Minnesota voters go to the polls in a primary election to narrow the list of candidates for the November campaigns.
Businessman Jim Graves announced Tuesday he will be running as a democrat in the Sixth District. While he may not be a household name, many people are familiar with the Graves 601 hotel in downtown Minneapolis.
With all the focus on the Republican candidates, President Obama is putting together re-election campaign offices around the country including one here in Minnesota.
One issue the candidates will likely address during the upcoming presidential campaign season is gay marriage. Here in Minnesota, voters will weigh in on an amendment that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman.
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There’s a sobering prediction about Minnesota’s jobless rate if there’s a state government shutdown on July 1.
Without a budget deal in place, Minnesota is just a few weeks away from a possible government shutdown.
Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty probably will be getting more national media attention now that he’s formed an exploratory committee in the race for the White House.