Five Democratic legislators are the targets of a new radio ad campaign by a Republican outside group seeking to pressure them on tax elements of Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget.
Minnesota voters are weighing in on dozens of races, including ballot initiatives about gay marriage and voter ID, the presidential race, representatives for Congress and the U.S. Senate.
Minnesota has historically been a place a Democratic presidential nominee could count on. Through presidential landslides and squeakers, the party’s nominee has won the state in every presidential election since 1976.
Minnesota Democrats and a write-in House candidate are suing to replace a Democratic state lawmaker on the ballot after he had a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy.
The Democratic Party is giving two prominent business leaders speaking roles at the party convention: CarMax co-founder Austin Ligon and Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal.
The Democratic Party is seeking public feedback on the party’s 2012 platform in Minneapolis this weekend.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar has promoted an aide to be her 2012 campaign manager.