6th Republican To Join Race For Kline's 2nd District Seat A sixth Republican candidate entering the race for Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District.
Lawrence Ends 2nd Congressional District BidOne of two top Democrats running for Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District is pulling out of the race. Dr. Mary Lawrence announced her exit from the race to replace retiring GOP Rep. John Kline on Tuesday. She says she didn't think she could win the party endorsement and didn't want to divide Democrats by running in a primary.
Trump Leading Republican Presidential Polls Despite Muslim CommentsNationwide, 35 percent of GOP primary voters say they'd like to see Donald Trump get the nomination. That's more than double the support of his nearest competitors, Senator Ted Cruz and Ben Carson.
Radio Show Host Lewis Enters Minnesota Congressional RaceConservative talk radio show host Jason Lewis joined the race Monday for an up-for-grabs Minnesota congressional seat with a video promoting smaller government and relaxed regulations.
3rd Republican Joins Hunt For Minnesota Congressional SeatA former Republican legislator is running for a Minnesota congressional seat long held by her party that is deemed competitive amid the incumbent's retirement. Pam Myhra announced her 2nd Congressional District campaign on Wednesday, making her the third GOP entrant.
Dem Rep. Atkins Skips Run For Minnesota Congressional SeatVeteran Minnesota state Rep. Joe Atkins is passing on a run for Congress.The seven-term Democrat said Thursday he wouldn't seek the suburban seat being vacated by Republican Rep. John Kline. Atkins says he's looking at running for a different office in the future, but declined to say which.
Analyst: 'Pawlenty Has A Double Edged Sword'Former Minnesota first lady Mary Pawlenty is thinking about running for the congressional seat currently held by Rep. John Kline.
As SCOTUS Upholds Affordable Care Act, MN GOP Calls For MNsure's DemiseThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.
World War II Veteran Finally Receives Legion Of Merit AwardWorld War II veteran Arnold Hjermstad, 96, of Cannon Falls got his Legion of Merit award Saturday. He earned it while serving in North Africa and Europe, but because of clerical errors in the system, he never got to hold it -- until now.
Minnesota Congressman Breaks Party Ranks Over DHS FundingFreshman Congressman Tom Emmer is making headlines for criticizing fellow Republicans for their role in a possible shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security this Friday.
Kline: Expect Quick Rework Of School Law In 2015the Minnesota congressman who leads the House education committee says he expects the new Republican-led Congress to move quickly to ditch the No Child Left Behind school law. Republican Rep. John Kline said Monday that he and his Senate counterpart hope to forge an agreement early next year.
Kline Wins 7th Term In Southern Minnesota SeatGOP Rep. John Kline has won his 7th term in Congress despite a well-known comedian's intervention in the race.