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President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Esme’s Blog: The Presidential Race Tightens

With a lackluster debate performance Wednesday, President Barack Obama is seeing a slide in his poll numbers. According to the website RealClearPolitics an average of national polls shows the president ahead by 1.4 percent.

10/06/2012

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Pawlenty Resigns From Romney Campaign To Lobby

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is resigning as a national co-chairman of Republican Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to lobby for the financial services industry.

09/20/2012

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U Proposes Tuition Freeze; Asks State For More Money

Some Minnesota college students might get a break on their next tuition bill, but there’s a big catch. The University of Minnesota’s President wants the state to pitch in more money.

09/14/2012

Barack Obama speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Campaign Speech ‘Press Conference’ In The White House

The White House Press Corps members finally got the White House Press Conference they’ve been shouting for. And they only have themselves to blame for letting Obama turn much of it into a campaign speech by the questions they did and didn’t ask.

08/21/2012

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Carlson Travel And Hospitality Names New CEO

Global hospitality and travel company Carlson on Sunday named Trudy Rautio as its new president and CEO. She’s the fifth CEO in the 74-year history of the family-owned company.

08/20/2012

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Opinion: Joe Biden’s Asinine Comments Aren’t Cute Anymore

The fact that Joe Biden is only a heartbeat away from the presidency should not only scare the hell out of every American, it should be reason enough for the Romney-Ryan ticket to win the 2012 election by a landslide.

08/16/2012

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Opinion: Obama Avoids The Issues With Negative Campaign

Being president does not give a person license to disrespect opponents, and the disrespect and intolerance from Obama when a different opinion is expressed has been atrocious.

08/15/2012

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Supervalu Fires CEO Herkert, Names Sales To Post

Supervalu is ousting CEO Craig Herkert as the grocery chain looks to right its business following disappointing quarterly results and plans to possibly put itself up for sale.

07/30/2012

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Talking Points: The President’s Health Reform Care Act

Sometime in the next two weeks the U.S. Supreme Court will come out with one of its most important decision in recent memory.

06/17/2012

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Minn. Dems Say Clinton To Keynote Summer Dinner

Former President Bill Clinton will be the headline speaker for a Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party dinner in August.

05/31/2012

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Kennedy Named MSCTC president

The interim president of Minnesota State Community and Technical College has been named to the permanent position.

05/17/2012

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Kennedy Named MSCTC President

The interim president of Minnesota State Community and Technical College has been named to the permanent position.

05/16/2012

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St. Thomas Pres. To Retire June 2013

Father Dennis Dease, president of the University of St. Thomas since 1991, announced today that he will retire on June 30, 2013, upon the completion of his 22nd year in office.

05/10/2012

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Good Question: Do Voters Expect The President To Be Funny?

We expect to see a sitting President do news conferences, and interviews with “60 Minutes,” but slow jamming the news on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon? That’s what President Barack Obama did the other night.

04/25/2012

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Iraqi President Being Treated In Rochester

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is in Minnesota for medical care, according to the Rochester Post-Bulletin.

03/15/2012

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