Trump Hosts Rally In New Hampshire Ahead Of Iowa CaucusRepublican Donald Trump is continuing his unconventional campaign by traveling to New Hampshire as his rivals scramble to make closing arguments in the days before the Iowa caucuses.
Presidential Candidates Release Last-Minute Ads In IowaThe Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local):
Trump To Host Individual Event During Final GOP DebateRepublican presidential candidates take the debate stage Thursday night absent their front-runner, Donald Trump, who will instead seek to starve his rivals of attention at a critical juncture in the campaign by holding a competing event of his own.
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.
Trump, Mainstream Republicans Might Be Warming To Each Other
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.
Palin Endorsement Gives Trump A Conservative BoostIf the Republican Party is on the verge of an implosion, Sarah Palin may have been the one who lit the fuse. Palin's complicated relationship with GOP leaders over the past eight years is a microcosm of the party's broader struggles with its most restive members. What started with an embrace by party leaders evolved into wary tolerance, followed by a potentially irreparable split.
Wis. Gov. Walker Preps 6th 'State Of The State'Gov. Scott Walker is expected to focus, in part, on education and job training when he delivers his sixth State of the State address. The governor has said a portion of the annual speech Tuesday night to a joint session of the Legislature will focus on getting people, even teens, trained for jobs.
Republican Establishment Losing Hope On Winning IowaAfter months of predicting a comeback for their preferred candidates, Republican establishment leaders now concede the first two contests of the presidential race, in Iowa and New Hampshire early next month, are Donald Trump's and Ted Cruz's to lose.
Minnesota Politicians Respond To Obama's Final SOTUPresident Barack Obama's final State of the Union address struck an optimistic tone, combining an ambitious agenda with hope for the future. But he was less positive about the current state of things in Washington. A number of Minnesota politicians also offered their take on Obama's address.
Jim Abeler Wins GOP Nomination In Special Senate ElectionFormer Republican state Rep. Jim Abeler has won his party's nomination for an open Senate seat. The Anoka chiropractor easily beat party-endorsed activist Andy Aplikowski in Tuesday's primary winning 61 percent of the vote.
Wis. GOP'er Makes Obscene Gesture Toward DemocratMinority Democrats in the state Assembly are enraged after a Republican representative made an obscene gesture toward their leader on the chamber floor. Senate Minority Leader Peter Barca, a Kenosha Democrat, rose on Tuesday to argue with Rep. Bob Gannon over a news release Gannon issued last week.