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GOP's House Speaker Daudt Picks Walker In Presidential Race The highest-ranking Minnesota Republican is throwing his support behind Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for president.
MN Tea Party Among Alliance Fighting Sunday Liquor Sale BanAn alliance of various political groups are speaking out against Minnesota's long-standing ban on Sunday liquor sales. The coalition announced their collaboration prior to the start of another legislative session, which begins on Tuesday.
Podcast Page: 11-21-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeA frigid Friday on the WCCO Morning News. Click the link above to listen back to some of the highlights from the show.
Big Prize In Minnesota Election: State HouseElection Day arrived in Minnesota with Democrats feeling good about sweeping the biggest races in the state — for governor and U.S. Senate — and perhaps all of the statewide offices. But the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party was fighting a rear-guard action to hang on to the Minnesota House, with plenty of incumbents at risk and Republicans needing just seven seats to bring back divided government for the first time since 2012.
Dayton Victory Speech Includes Call For CooperationMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is calling on his political opponents to join him in building a better state.
Johnson Wishes Dayton Well After Falling ShortRepublican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson says he's wishing the victor, Democratic incumbent Mark Dayton, success because he wants Minnesota to succeed. Johnson lost his bid Tuesday to oust Dayton after a single term.
Minnesota Democratic Gov. Dayton Wins Second TermDemocrat Mark Dayton won a second term Tuesday as Minnesota governor in the capstone race of his long political career. He defeated Republican challenger Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner who portrayed Dayton as having been around too long and bungling several issues while in office.
POLL: Mark Dayton Wins Another Term As GovernorAre you happy that Mark Dayton returns as Minnesota's Governor? Click the link to vote on Dave's poll.
1 Year Later, MNsure Remains A Hot Topic For CandidatesWe're a year into MNsure. The largest and cheapest carrier is out, the rates are going up and critics continue to call it a failure. What could this mean for the midterm elections? No matter how you feel about MNSure, it has provided for a lot of back and forth between the candidates this election season.
Dayton Calls GOP Ebola Ad 'Garbage'In a busy Minneapolis skyway Monday, Republican Jeff Johnson is working the lunchtime crowd. With public polls showing a tighter-than-expected race, Johnson is sprinting for last-minute votes. "Literally [in] the last couple of weeks, people have started paying attention, and I think there's a lot of people who will decide today and tomorrow," Johnson said. "So I'm just trying to introduce myself to anyone who is willing to talk. It's been great."
Governor, Senate, State House Are Minnesota PrizesMinnesota joins the rest of the nation Tuesday in a midterm election for everything from governor to local school board seats, with most polling places opening at 7 a.m. and all closing at 8 p.m. Some key things to know about what's at stake:
PODCAST PAGE: 11-3-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee.The return of Mike Lynch, Vikings recap and more on the Podcast Page. Go there by clicking the link above.
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