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.
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.
Good Question: Why Do We Vote For Judges In Minn.?When you voted Tuesday, you probably noticed a lot of judges on the ballot. This puzzled Kirk from Oak Park Heights because he knows the governor also appoints them. On Washington County's sample ballot, there were 28 judge seats. Twenty-four were unopposed.
Wisconsin's GOP Gov. Walker Wins Re-ElectionWisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker won a hard fought election over Democratic challenger Mary Burke Tuesday, overcoming fierce opposition from unions and other liberal groups for his third victory in four years and cementing his position as a possible contender for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
Wisconsin Gov. Walker Race Too Close To CallWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hoped to win his third election in four years Tuesday after a hard-fought campaign with Democratic businesswoman Mary Burke — a victory that could lead him to set his sights even higher by running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Dayton Stresses Gains, GOP Sows Competency DoubtsStarkly different messages are coloring the final week of Minnesota's race for governor. Democratic incumbent Mark Dayton released his closing campaign commercial that touts economic gains and proclaims "Minnesota is rising." He was headed to the Iron Range later Tuesday for a party rally.