Clinton Sets Minnesota Visit For Mid-December Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is planning a mid-December campaign stop in Minnesota. The former secretary of state's campaign announced Wednesday that Clinton will hold a "grassroots organizing" event on Dec. 15 in Minneapolis, with further details to come.
GOP Renews Call To Stop Syrian Refugee Resettlement In MinnesotaMinnesota's top Republican lawmaker Thursday said Democratic Governor Mark Dayton should stop accepting Syrian refugees for resettlement in the state.
Democratic Sen. Goodwin Won't Seek Re-Election In 2016A showdown among two Minnesota House members took shape Friday, as a suburban state senator declared she wouldn't seek re-election next year.
Hillary On Republicans: 'They Don't Want To Run Against Me'Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that she is a target of unfair Republican attacks, but believes voters will ultimately support her because "people can trust me to fight for them."
Klobuchar Bolsters Support For Iran Nuclear DealU.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she'll vote for the Iran nuclear deal. The Minnesota Democrat threw her support behind the plan in a Monday statement. She says it's imperfect but it offers the "best available option to put the brakes on Iran's development of a nuclear weapon."
Clinton Building Vast Network Of Campaign Staff, VolunteersScott Hogan wanted to know why his batch of potential volunteers was "ready for Hillary." The campaign staffer didn't get the answer he wanted, but it was enough to get the conversation started.
Layoffs Loom For Thousands Of State Workers As Budget Talks StallThousands of state workers will get layoff notices on Monday. It comes after another day of budget talks between Governor Mark Dayton and Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt.
Senate Fills In Bubble For Early Voting, House Not On BoardMinnesota state senators have filled in the bubble for early voting.
Lawmakers Cope With Waiting Season As Deadline LoomsA massive, friendly dog padded around Rep. Peggy Bennett's office this week, hemmed in by a plastic fence he could easily jump.
Legislators Rally Around Farmers Hit By Bird Flu In BudgetMinnesota lawmakers are hoping to send more help to turkey farmers and the state as they fight a deadly bird flu outbreak.
USDA, Minnesota Agree To Provide $220K For Wolf ControlThe U.S. Department of Agriculture and the state of Minnesota have agreed on a plan to provide $220,000 to control gray wolves that prey on livestock. The announcement came Wednesday from U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. The Minnesota Democrat calls it welcome news for farmers and ranchers who haven't been allowed to shoot or trap wolves that threaten their livestock since a federal judge in December put wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan back on the endangered list.
GOP Bill Would Halve Minnesota Health ExchangeA Republican state senator wants to split Minnesota's health insurance exchange into two separate entities. MNsure currently signs up residents in private plans and public programs like MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance. Sen. Michelle Benson unveiled a bill Thursday that would split those up.