Businessman Scott Honour says he brought in more $500,000 from donors to his Minnesota governor campaign last year. The haul was announced Monday by the first-time candidate. It’s not clear how much he or the other candidate have left after expenses, which they must report at the end of the month.
Minnesota Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden raised another $780,000 for his campaign in the last three months of 2013 and has $1.7 million in the bank for his bid to run against incumbent Democrat Al Franken this year.
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Democrats were in the driver’s seat of Minnesota politics in 2013, a year that saw stark shifts in social and fiscal policy.
Minnesota’s health exchange is acknowledging glitches on its sign-up website, assuring frustrated consumers they’ll be covered by insurance by Jan. 1 if they send in payment by next Monday. MNsure’s website glitches are keeping some consumers from completing the application process.
A Republican candidate for governor says the executive director of Minnesota’s health insurance exchange should resign. Businessman Scott Honour is among a handful of Republicans seeking to challenge Gov. Mark Dayton next year.
U.S. Rep. John Kline of Minnesota has a GOP endorsement challenger who says he’s more conservative than the six-term incumbent congressman. David Gerson of South St. Paul kicked off his bid Monday at a state Capitol news conference.
Minnesota Republicans are taking their party headquarters from the shadow of the state Capitol to a less-glamorous neighborhood in Minneapolis. The move was announced Monday and will be made by the end of January.
The deputy chairwoman of the Minnesota Republican Party is stepping down to devote herself full time to her state House campaign. Kelly Fenton says Monday that she’ll stay with the state GOP through the end of the year.
Former state House Minority Leader Marty Seifert is putting another campaign for Minnesota governor in motion. The 41-year-old was declaring his campaign Thursday during a three-stop tour.
The deputy chairwoman of Minnesota’s Republican Party says she’ll run for an open state House seat in Woodbury. Kelly Fenton filed Friday to run for House District 53B. The seat’s being vacated by Republican Rep. Andrea Kieffer, who’s stepping down after two terms.
A political newcomer hoping to make Minnesota history is pressing ahead with his bid for an open secretary of state post. Republican Dennis Nguyen was gathering family, friends and supporters Sunday at the Capitol to make his formal campaign announcement.
The three-judge panel decided on Friday to hold a special hearing in February to determine whether 58-year-old convicted rapist Thomas Duvall should be released from sex offender treatment.
A Republican state representative who broke with most in her party to support legalizing gay marriage says she won’t run for re-election next year. Rep. Andrea Kieffer of Woodbury said in a prepared statement that she was honored to serve but that she never intended the Legislature to be her career.