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Looking Back: Mark Rosen Runs For Governor, Changes MN Politics

Politics have changed a bit since 1986. Back then, we didn’t have social media, the Internet or very many third-party candidates. So on the eve of this year’s election, we look back at an unusual one.

11/05/2012

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Sandy Rains On Campaign 2012

Like Hurricane Sandy, the presidential campaign is changing course by the hour, as President Obama and Mitt Romney each search for the right tone, while toning down the rhetoric.

10/29/2012

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New Supreme Court Justice Sworn In

Minnesota’s newest Supreme Court justice was sworn in Tuesday afternoon by the woman she’s replacing.

10/16/2012

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Ventura Talks 2016 Presidential Run On ‘The View’

He won’t be on the ballot this November, but Jesse Ventura might run for office in 2016.

09/17/2012

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Ex-Gov. Ventura Speaks Out Against Marriage Amendment

Former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura is speaking out against a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit the definition of marriage to one man and one woman.

09/14/2012

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Dayton Names Appeals Judge Wright To Supreme Court

Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge Wilhelmina Wright to the state Supreme Court.

08/20/2012

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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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Colorful State Rep. Rukavina To Leave Minn. House

A 26-year veteran lawmaker known for his impassioned speeches and irreverent, borderline uncouth remarks is retiring from the Minnesota House.

05/11/2012

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Helen Meyer Stepping Down From Minn. Supreme Court

Associate Justice Helen Meyer said Thursday she’s stepping down from the Minnesota Supreme Court, giving Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton his first chance to make an appointment to the conservative-leaning high court.

05/10/2012

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Ventura Sues ‘American Sniper’ Author For Libel

Jesse Ventura is suing an author over the way he portrays a bar fight he claims he had with the former Minnesota governor.

02/24/2012

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Perry Makes Critical Error In Presidential Debate

Wednesday night’s Republican debate included a moment that made a lot of people cringe. Texas Gov. Rick Perry blanked when he was talking about eliminating three government agencies.

11/10/2011

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Ventura, Miffed Over Lawsuit, Says He’s Off To Mexico

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is so upset by the dismissal of his airport security lawsuit that he threatened Friday to apply for dual citizenship so he can spend more time in his beloved Mexico — or run for president of what he labeled “the Fascist States of America.”

11/04/2011

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Dayton Leads Minn. Trade Mission To South Korea

Gov. Mark Dayton is off on a nine-day trade mission to South Korea that also includes several stops in Japan.

09/23/2011

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Ventura Says He’s Up For Playing Movie Governor

Jesse Ventura thinks his time as Minnesota’s governor makes an acting role as Indiana’s governor not much of a stretch.

08/09/2011

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Ventura Joins Sizemore In Cast Of ‘The Drunk’

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura will portray the governor of Indiana in the movie “The Drunk” now filming in Terre Haute.

07/30/2011

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