Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley entered the Democratic presidential race on Saturday in a longshot challenge toMaryland for the 2016 nomination, casting himself as a new generation leader who would rebuild the economy and reform Wall Street. “I’m running for you,” he told a crowd of about 1,000 people in a populist message at Federal Hill Park in Baltimore.
From a former Minnesota man’s involvement in a Texas attack to President Obama visiting Letterman, here are the stories to know for Tuesday, May 5.
Hillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation and launch her highly anticipated 2016 presidential campaign on Sunday, skipping a flashy kickoff rally in favor of conversations with voters about the economic needs of middle class families and the next generation.
Ted Cruz announced Monday he’s running for President of the United States. The U.S. Senator from Texas was born in Calgary and moved to the U.S. with his family when he was four years old.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hasn’t officially announced that he’s running for president, but he continues to send strong signals that a candidacy is inevitable.
A Senate DFL plan to offer free tuition at community colleges won’t help the state’s production of future doctors, dentists and other health care professionals, the University of Minnesota’s president said Tuesday.
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he’s praying over whether to run for president in 2016 as he hires a senior adviser, plans a trip to Iowa in a couple weeks and expects to form an organization to raise and spend money on the exploratory effort.
Minnesotans are enjoying cheaper gas prices than drivers in most other states.
Scientist, Engineer, Mathematician. How about being appointed board member of the National Museum and Library Services by President Barack Obama? No, seriously, one man does it all.
Democrats with presidential dreams are coming to Iowa with little fanfare, entourage or recognition. They are undeterred by talk of a Hillary Rodham Clinton candidacy in 2016 or her plans to visit the leadoff caucus state next month to honor retiring Sen. Tom Harkin.
Air Force One gave President Barack Obama an advantage that wasn’t available to many other frequent flyers Thursday: the opportunity to watch the U.S. team play World Cup soccer.
President Barack Obama will land in Minnesota for a two-day visit on Thursday. After a town-hall style meeting at Minnehaha Park, the president will attend a fundraising dinner at the home of a Minneapolis couple.
President Barack Obama’s visit later this week to Minnesota will include a town hall event Thursday and an economic policy speech on Friday. The White House gave details Tuesday of Obama’s plans during his Minneapolis stops.
Former President Bill Clinton was in town Monday to accept the Dean’s Award for Public Leadership from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
It looks like the weather will be cooperating as the Minnesota Twins get ready for their home opener at Target Field Monday.
The president and CEO of the Minnesota Orchestra will be stepping down from his post this summer, the orchestra announced Thursday.
Totino-Grace High School has named their new president after accepting the resignation of their former president last July, following his admission to being in a long-term same-sex relationship.
President Barack Obama will visit Minnesota next week. Sources tell WCCO-TV political reporter Pat Kessler that the president will be in St. Paul on Wednesday, Feb. 26.
Federal agents have arrested an elderly Wisconsin man after he allegedly threatened to shoot President Barack Obama.
Hubert Humphrey’s political profile began to rise in the wake of the tragic events in Dallas.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is joining those urging former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to try for the presidency in 2016. Dayton on Thursday signed onto the “Ready for Hillary” group that is trying to lay the groundwork for a Clinton campaign. She hasn’t said whether she will make a second try for the White House.
The president of the College of St. Benedict says she is stepping down next year. MaryAnn Baenninger told the college’s Board of Trustees she will step down on June 30, 2014.
Northwestern Health Sciences University President Jeff Nelson was found dead from a gunshot wound on his Stillwater property Tuesday morning, the University announced.