Scott Walker’s presidential campaign spokeswoman says the Wisconsin governor is not advocating for building a wall separating Canada and the United States.
A high-ranking Obama administration official visiting Minneapolis Wednesday said Republican presidential candidates are “caricaturing” and “stereotyping” Latino voters with false claims about immigration and crime.
Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar’s new book “The Senator Next Door” comes out Tuesday. Klobuchar was a guest on the WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee Tuesday morning where she told the story of how she got going in politics.
The massive 3-year, $300-million restoration of the Minnesota State Capitol is about halfway complete.
Gov. Mark Dayton is calling a special election to fill an open seat in the House triggered by a veteran Democrat’s death after a short battle with cancer.
Gov. Scott Walker leads other Republican presidential candidates in his home state of Wisconsin but trails Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton there in a potential general election matchup, according to the first statewide poll since Walker announced his candidacy.
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she’ll vote for the Iran nuclear deal. The Minnesota Democrat threw her support behind the plan in a Monday statement. She says it’s imperfect but it offers the “best available option to put the brakes on Iran’s development of a nuclear weapon.”
Minnesota’s economic hot streak isn’t letting up. State tax collections beat estimates by $30 million, or 3 percent, in July. That’s according to a Department of Minnesota Management and Budget report released Monday.
Donald Trump’s position on health care? Repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act “with something terrific.”
After easily securing a second term as Minnesota governor, Democrat Mark Dayton landed sizable checks toward his early-January inauguration, including some from corporations whose leaders favored the GOP nominee in the race.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has a reason for aggressively opposing the nuclear deal with Iran — and it’s personal. Neither his foreign policy adviser nor a member of his inner circle has shaped the Republican presidential candidate’s position.
The budget implications of expanding Medicaid aren’t hitting Minnesota as hard as other states.
The Republican Party of Minnesota says it’s chipping away at a pile of debt that still exceeds $1 million. The party announced Tuesday that it will report holding $1.25 million in debt halfway through 2015.
State officials released a report Friday showing revenue collections were up nearly 3 percent above projections for the fiscal year ending in June.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is now a fundamental right for same sex couples. Almost immediately, public officials weighed in saying county and state workers could refuse to hand out those licenses based on their religious beliefs.
The one-day window for Gov. Mark Dayton to raise the pay of state agency commissioners arrives on Wednesday. Dayton said Monday he will base his pay-raise decisions on the need to attract and retain top-notch managers.
Jeb Bush is launching a Republican presidential bid months in the making Monday with a vow to get Washington “out of the business of causing problems” and to stay true to his beliefs — easier said than done in a bristling primary contest where his conservative credentials will be sharply challenged.
The group of state Department of Natural Resources scientists that Republican lawmakers targeted for cuts has been working on a number of politically charged issues in recent years, including climate change, pollution and mining.
Thousands of state workers will get layoff notices on Monday. It comes after another day of budget talks between Governor Mark Dayton and Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt.
Here’s a look at the 4 things you need to know for May 24, 2015. They include the latest on the upcoming special session, same-sex marriage becoming legal in Ireland, and some new ways to beat the heat at Valleyfair.
House Speaker Kurt Daudt says Gov. Mark Dayton should apologize for saying some Republicans hate public schools.
A measure giving Minnesota counties more power to hire private firms for financial reviews now conducted by the state auditor is likely to be signed into law. But Gov. Mark Dayton says he won’t let it stay law for long.
Minnesota legislators scrambled to work out a completed budget before the stroke of midnight, but the 2015 legislative session ended in chaos. Lawmakers managed to pass a $42 billion, two-year spending plan, but the education bill in that budget does not include pre-K funding.
A plan with stricter rules for buffer zones between crops and public waterways is on its way to Gov. Mark Dayton.
If Gov. Mark Dayton follows through on an education bill veto threat, he’ll have to order lawmakers back to St. Paul for a second try.