In New GOP Era, Tim Pawlenty Eyes Return To Nat'l StageLong ago, in a seemingly distant political universe, Tim Pawlenty was a fresh-faced Republican star with blue-collar appeal and presidential prospects.
Sen. Osmek Joins Crowded Minnesota Governor's RaceConservative State Senator Dave Osmek announced Tuesday he is running for governor as a "Minnesota Values" candidate.
Congressman Tim Walz Announces He Is Running For GovernorDemocratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz is running for governor of Minnesota.
Tim Pawlenty On Governor’s Race: ‘I’m Politically Retired’Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty has made it very clear about whether or not he plans to run for governor again.
A List Of Who's Likely To Run For Governor In 2018The break from politics in Minnesota is over. Let the 2018 race for governor begin.
Gov. Scott Walker's Presidential Campaign Had $1.2 Million DebtScott Walker's short-lived presidential campaign finished last year with a little more than a million dollars in debt, campaign finance reports filed Friday with the Federal Elections Commission show. The reports cover the fourth quarter of 2015. They show the campaign owed $1.2 million as of Dec. 31.
Iowa Gov: Out Of Fashion, Never Out Of OfficeIowa Gov. Terry Branstad is about to enter the political record books as the longest serving governor in American history, dating all the way back to colonial times.
Former Governor Ventura's House For SaleThe 5,100-square-foot Maple Grove house sits on at least an acre and is on the market for $719,000. The house has five bedrooms, five baths, a winding staircase and nanny's quarters.
Schools, Families Decry House & Senate Education BudgetsSchools and families are joining Minnesota's governor to say House and Senate education budget proposals are too small. Both the GOP-led House and DFL-controlled Senate would increase education spending.
Gov. Dayton Pushes For Political Risks From House RepublicansGov. Mark Dayton delivered an optimistic State of the State address at the Capitol. The speech rallied Democrats, but did not sway Republicans who oppose his transportation and overall spending proposals. On Friday, Dayton is still asking Republicans to forget about politics and take some risks.
More Talks Ahead On Commissioner Pay, Agency Stopgap BillAn apparent agreement between the governor and House speaker that alters Minnesota agency commissioner pay and shores up budgets at a few departments moved Monday into a holding pattern.
Dayton Starts New — And Last — Term Of Long CareerGov. Mark Dayton started his second term as Minnesota governor Monday by making a case that putting more taxpayer money into education should be viewed as an investment, not straight-up spending to grow government as his opponents might cast it.