MN Surplus Expected To Top $1B, Possible Tax Cuts in '16As a sign that Minnesota's economy continues to improve, lawmakers will find out this week about a state budget surplus that's expected to top $1 billion. Gov. Mark Dayton is ready to resurrect a plan to expand child care tax credits, and working family tax credits.
Minnesota Teamsters Gather To Discuss Pension CrisisMinnesota Teamsters, concerned about big cuts to their pensions, gathered Saturday to talk about their financial future.
Minnesota Senate GOP Says They're Staying In Old DigsMinnesota's Senate Republicans have decided against moving into a new office building for at least another year, their leader said Thursday. Senate Minority Leader David Hann told The Associated Press that his members concluded the relocation isn't worth the hassle.
Good Question: What Do Our Hand Gestures Mean?Tuesday night’s Republican primary debate brought out all kinds of hand gestures – from chops to pointing to what has been dubbed, in political circles, the "Clinton thumb." So, what are we saying by using our hands? Good Question.
Hillary Clinton Will Visit Minnesota Before 2016A senior adviser to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says the Democratic frontrunner will be back in Minnesota before year's end. Clinton communications adviser Karen Finney said Monday that the former secretary of state is beginning to build her campaign infrastructure in states beyond the pivotal first four.
Minnesota On Hook For $100K In Legal Fees In Campaign LawsuitA settlement involving Minnesota campaign regulators requires the state to pay more than $100,000 in costs and attorney fees for a group that sued over contribution limits.
Despite Carson's Lead In Iowa, Trump Said He's In It To WinResponding to Ben Carson's surge in <span style="color:red;">Iowa</span>, Donald Trump said Tuesday he'll stick with the presidential race, even if he loses the luxury of running from atop the polls.
Walker Refocuses On Wisconsin Amid Low Approval RatingsGov. Scott Walker's job approval rating dropped to record lows the month after he formally announced his run for president.
Breaking Keystone Silence, Clinton Says She Opposes PipelineHillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she opposes construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, breaking her longstanding silence over a project criticized by environmentalists as a threat to the planet's climate.
Volunteers Working To Get Voters Registered TodayAs things continue to heat up and intensify in the race for the White House, candidates and state officials want everyone who qualifies to exercise their right to vote.
Coleman's Son Eyes State Senate Seat For 2016Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman's son is looking to get a start in politics. Jake Coleman announced on Tuesday a bid for a state Senate seat representing southwestern Twin Cities' exurbs as a Republican. GOP Sen. Julianne Ortman announced this year she won't run for a fifth term in the seat.
Report: Company Has No Knowledge Clinton Server Was 'Wiped'The company that managed Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server says it has no knowledge that the server was "wiped," which could mean that more than 30,000 emails Clinton says she deleted from the device could be recovered, according to a report in The Washington Post.