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Talking Points: Pawlenty Says ‘Look Elsewhere’ For VP

You could say former Gov. Tim Pawlenty was left at the alter four years ago when John McCain bypassed him for the No. 2 spot on the GOP ticket, choosing instead Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

06/24/2012

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Fmr. MN Gov. Warns Of Voter ID Amendment Dangers

Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson is concerned about what the Voter ID amendment would mean if passed.

06/24/2012

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Pawlenty Says To Look Elsewhere For Potential VP

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he’s told Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to look elsewhere for a running mate.

06/24/2012

Hamline Professor On National Significance Of Recall Election

Hamline Law Professor and political science expert David Schultz joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News.

06/05/2012

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Reality Check: Minnesota Governors And Their Vetoes

Gov. Mark Dayton’s controversial veto this week of the Republican second tax bill still has some GOP lawmakers fuming. It was the latest in an unusually high number of vetoes. But is Dayton that much different than previous governors? Here’s Pat Kessler’s Reality Check.

05/16/2012

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Former Gov. Jesse Ventura Releases New Book

Just in time for the 2012 election campaign, a political guide from a former Minnesota governor.

05/16/2012

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Wisconsin Governor Releases Better 2011 Jobs Data

Republican Gov. Scott Walker released better 2011 jobs figures on Wednesday in an attempt to rebuff a central argument of those trying to recall him from office that Wisconsin’s economy has suffered under his leadership.

05/16/2012

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Gov. Mark Dayton On WCCO Morning News

Gov. Mark Dayton joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News to preview today’s stadium debate in the House of Representatives at the State Capitol.

05/07/2012

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Wisconsin Governor Raises $13 Million In Recall

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has raised more than $13 million in three months for a recall election, a jaw-dropping feat that easily shattered the fundraising record he set last year.

04/30/2012

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Dayton Report Shows $83K Raised So Far In ’12

Gov. Mark Dayton has released his fundraising to date for 2012 showing he collected almost $83,000 and spent about $63,000 of it, leaving about $20,000 in the bank.

04/13/2012

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Pawlenty Closes Books On Campaign Debt

Former GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty has wiped away the last of his campaign debt.

04/10/2012

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Minn. Senate Sends Teacher Testing Bill To Gov.

The Senate has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill requiring teachers to pass a skills test.

02/20/2012

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Dayton To Deliver State Of The State In Feb.

Gov. Mark Dayton will deliver his second State of the State address on the evening of Feb. 15 in the Minnesota House chamber.

01/26/2012

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Vikings’ Wilf ‘Optimistic’ About Metrodome Site

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team wants a new stadium in the Twin Cities, even if it means building on the current site of the Metrodome.

01/25/2012

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Dayton To Release Construction Project Wish-List

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to unveil a list of construction projects he’ll ask the Legislature to pay for using proceeds from the sale of state bonds.

01/17/2012

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