DFL Gubernatorial Hopefuls Calling For Franken To Step DownSen. Al Franken was back on the Senate floor this weekend offering a sharp critique of the GOP tax cut bill, saying it will benefit the wealthy and not the middle class.
9 Of 10 Gov. Candidates Say They'll Release Tax ReturnsRepublican Sen. Dave Osmek is the only one who says he won't make the voluntary disclosure.
Rick Nolan Rules Out 2018 Governor RunDemocratic U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan says he won't run for governor in 2018.
Minnesota Politicians Respond To Trump's Supreme Court PickOn Tuesday night, Donald Trump announced his pick for the 9th seat on the Supreme Court.
Rep. Murphy Announces Plan To Run For GovernorMinnesota's 2018 race for governor is already underway as the first Democratic candidate is launching a bid. Rep. Erin Murphy announced Thursday she filed to run governor.
Fight For Control Of Minnesota Legislature BeginsThe race for control of the legislature has begun, even though the 2016 session still has unfinished business.
A Battle On Education Spending Is BrewingDespite competing spending priorities and political pushback, Gov. Mark Dayton isn't relenting in his push to expand Minnesota's early education programs.
House Budget Calls For Tax Cuts, Slimming On Human ServicesMinnesota's top Republican leaders proposed Tuesday a budget that includes $2 billion in tax cuts.
What Did 2014 Legislature Do For You? Here's WhatAs Minnesota lawmakers break from the Capitol for the campaign, they leave behind a tale of two sessions. Last year: tax increases to fix a broken budget. This year: tax breaks from a budget surplus.
Minnesota House Passes Medical Pot LegislationThe Minnesota House overwhelmingly passed a bill on Friday that would legalize marijuana use for medical reasons but under tighter restrictions than a bill passed by the Senate earlier in the week.
It Might Be Easter Break, But Lawmakers Are Readying For Elections Lawmakers entered a 10-day Easter/Passover break on Friday. Next week, House Democrats will hit the road to talk about what they've done so far, and Republicans will be sharpening their election year message.
House Dems Approve Scaled-Back Senate BuildingTop Democrats in the State House Friday approved a scaled-back version of a major new office building next to the Capitol, dedicated to the Minnesota Senate. The building's original design had a soaring glass front, with a fitness center and reflecting pool. The scaled back version is slightly more modest, but no less controversial.