Boat Diplomacy: Capitol's Top 3 Headed On Joint Fishing TripMinnesota's center of political power is moving north for the weekend. Gov. Mark Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and House Speaker Kurt Daudt plan to share a boat Saturday on Lake Vermilion for the annual fishing opener.
Huntley Won't Seek Re-Election To HouseA Minnesota legislator who has worked for health care reform says he will not seek re-election. DFL Rep. Tom Huntley, of Duluth, said Tuesday he will complete his 11th term in the Legislature, but will not run again next year.
Ex-Minn. Gov. Pawlenty Visits Mich. For RomneyFormer Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is visiting Michigan for a pair of events for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign.
Fmr. Pawlenty Spokesman Weighs In On VeepstakesBrian McClung remembers all too well the last time his former boss was in the running for a Vice Presidential position.
Pawlenty To Speak At GOP Event In Traverse City Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will speak to a group of northern Michigan Republican activists near Traverse City.
'Jack's Pledge' To Lower Hockey InjuriesIn light of two local students getting hurt on the ice, hockey players and coaches are being asked to sign a pledge, promising they'll follow the rules and avoid dangerous play.
Reality Check: Dayton's Trade Mission A Double Standard?Gov. Mark Dayton left Friday for a nine-day trade mission to South Korea, his first overseas trip as governor -- something previous Minnesota governors have done. However, as a candidate, Dayton criticized former Gov. Tim Pawlenty's trade missions.
Pawlenty Picks His Presidential Money HuntersA mix of old Minnesota hands and well-connected Republican fundraisers elsewhere will lead former Gov. Tim Pawlenty's hunt for money toward a near-certain presidential run.
Group Plans Events For Potential Caucus CandidatesA group of social conservatives will hold a lecture series featuring potential Republican presidential candidates who will speak at events throughout Iowa.
Pawlenty Sunday Morning News Visit
Pawlenty Gives 'Veto Pen' To Historical SocietyOutgoing Gov. Tim Pawlenty is turning over his "Veto Pen" to the Minnesota Historical Society.
Pawlenty Heads Into Political Holding PatternGov. Tim Pawlenty's office walls, desk and shelves are already bare. He bought a used Ford Escape to get around once a state trooper-driven SUV motors on without him. And the Minnesota Republican's staff is eagerly distributing bullet-pointed brag sheets covering his eight years in charge.