GOP Gov. Debate Turns On Ideal Vs. PracticalThe candidates pursuing the Republican nomination for Minnesota governor are divided over whose vision for the state would be achievable while presiding over a government split between parties. The notion of what is ideal versus what is practical to promise voters was an undercurrent of Wednesday's four-way debate on Minnesota Public Radio.
Party Activists Hold Caucuses Across MinnesotaPolitical party faithful from across Minnesota gathered at schools and other venues to help shape policy and make their picks in this year's elections. Republicans held straw polls Tuesday night in the race for governor and U.S. Senate.