Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, known for being his own biggest political benefactor, said Wednesday he doesn’t plan to use personal money in his 2014 re-election campaign on quite the scale of his last two campaigns.
I’ll be honest. Yes, it’s my job to research and report on amazing stories such as the duo who’ll traverse Minnesota’s 400 miles by dribbling from International Falls to the Iowa border, as part of a fundraiser to construct an inner city soccer pitch, complete with urban gardens to promote a community’s health, and even pride.
Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin is the featured attraction as Minnesota Democrats gather for their top fundraising event of the year.
While getting to the Final Four is a big deal, winning it is even bigger. But how much do schools directly benefit from winning the championship game?
Just last week, an 8-month-old Minneapolis boy kidnapped from his home was found safe after an Amber Alert. You may have seen the alert posted on highway signs, or even been notified on your cell phone.
Monday is campaign money day for Minnesota lawmakers. It’s the final chance to raise money from lobbyists, associations and other big donors before the Legislature opens its 2013 session on Tuesday.
The principal group working to defeat Minnesota’s constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage raised $3 million in the final stretch of the race.
University of St. Thomas officials announced Wednesday they’ve raised more than $500 million in donations through their “Opening Doors” campaign.
Republican Michele Bachmann’s opponent for congressional re-election has put more of money into his campaign, but the incumbent still has a wide cash advantage heading into the final weeks.
Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar is expected to have a commanding financial advantage for the final weeks of her re-election campaign against Republican Kurt Bills.
Republican Rep. John Kline has a healthy bank balance for the final weeks of his race against Democrat Mike Obermueller.
Due to budget cuts, the Roosevelt High School band in Minneapolis barely existed two years ago. Now, six teachers are hoping to raise funds by running the ultimate race.
According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is coming to Minnesota for a fundraising appearance. An invitation says Romney will be in Minnesota on Aug. 23 to raise money for his campaign.
St. Paul’s top prosecutor won’t pursue criminal charges against former Minnesota Republican Party chairman Tony Sutton for fundraising irregularities.