Rep. Phyllis Kahn Facing Uphill Battle At DFL ConventionMinnesota's longest-serving legislator is facing some obstacles Saturday night against her own party.
Minnesota DFL Party Sees Heavy Super Tuesday TurnoutMinnesota's DFL Party chair says the turnout on Super Tuesday is so heavy, it is possible it will approach 2008's record turnout of 220,000 voters. Party Chair Ken Martin says only a handful of precincts have run out of ballots, and voting has been orderly despite the very heavy turnout.
Want To Vote In The Minnesota Caucuses? Here's What You Need To KnowBoth parties in Minnesota hold their caucus on the same day as 12 other states -- Super Tuesday. Here's a quick rundown of what you need to know if you want to take part:
Sanders, Clinton Speak At Minnesota DFL FundraiserA major fundraiser Friday night brought both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to St. Paul River Centre. It was the annual Humphrey-Mondale dinner.
House Democrats Seek More Funding To Combat TerrorHouse Democrats say more funding is needed to combat terror recruiting in Minnesota. The large Somali community in Minneapolis has made it a primary target for terrorism recruitment -- and the federal government's anti-terrorism efforts.
Poll: Opinions Vary On How To Spend $1.2B MN SurplusA new poll shows Minnesotans are divided on how to spend a $1.2 billion state surplus. About 30 percent of respondents want the money refunded to taxpayers. Roughly the same number of people say the state should save the surplus and another 31 percent say spent it.
Gov., Legislative Leaders Talk Special Session, To No AvailIt's time for a special session status check. Gov. Mark Dayton was set to meet with legislative leaders Thursday morning to discuss his hopes for an emergency session before the Legislature's scheduled March 8 return.
State Democrats Unveil Ambitious To-Do List For Rural MinnesotansDFL lawmakers say they're prepared to use up to $400 million from the state's huge budget surplus to start focusing on what they say are specific issues that are having a tremendous impact on rural Minnesota, and that Twin Cities residents might not even think about.
Sen. Reinert Of Duluth Says He Won't Run Again State Sen. Roger Reinert has announced he won't run for re-election. The Duluth DFLer said in a statement Sunday that after serving more than a decade in public office, he's ready for the next chapter in his life.
Gov. Dayton Wants Special Session Answers Next WeekGov. Mark Dayton has asked legislative leaders to make a final call by the end of next week on whether to hold a special session, he told The Associated Press in a Thursday interview.
Clinton, Sanders To Headline February Democratic FundraiserAll three Democratic contenders for president are heading to Minnesota for a state party fundraiser.
Voters In Koochiching Co. Replace Rep. Dill With DFL CandidateVoters in northeastern Minnesota have chosen a Koochiching County commissioner to replace the late state Rep. David Dill.