Presidential Election

Senate GOP Leader Hann Backs Presidential Hopeful FiorinaMinnesota Senate GOP leader David Hann says he's backing businesswoman Carly Fiorina in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Hann told The Associated Press on Thursday that he will be Minnesota co-chairman of the former technology executive's campaign.
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Sanders Trying To Make The Most Of Booming 2016 CrowdsDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is packing 'em in: 10,000 people in Madison, Wisconsin. More than 2,500 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Another 7,500 this week in Portland, Maine.
In Iowa, Clinton Lays Out Tenets Of 2016 CampaignHillary Rodham Clinton began laying out her Democratic presidential campaign message in Iowa on Tuesday, casting herself as a "champion" for struggling Americans and calling for a purging of "unaccountable money" from the campaign finance system.
Bachmann Considering Another Presidential Run?U.S. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann says she is not necessarily thinking about running for president again, disputing a recent report that suggested she was. Bachmann said last year she didn't plan to run for re-election for her Minnesota seat in congress this year.
Obama Wins Minn., Extends Dems' Streak In State President Barack Obama led Republican challenger Mitt Romney in early returns Tuesday in Minnesota, a state with a decades-long streak of backing Democratic presidential candidates.
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DeBlog: How Much Do We Spend On 'I Voted' Stickers?It’s probably the most Instagrammed and Facebooked photo of the day: the red “I Voted” sticker. Cindi Houtkooper from Minneapolis emailed, Greg Swan from Chaska tweeted asking: How much do we spend on the stickers? Who pays for them?
John Rash Previews Election Day On WCCOAbout three million people across the state are expected to cast their ballots on Election Day, and millions more will do the same across the nation.
Mpls. Election Chief: Absentee Voting ‘Incredibly Busy’If absentee ballots are any indication, there's a great deal of voter interest in this year's election.
Fmr. President Clinton Speaks At 'U Of M' RallyFormer President Bill Clinton is trying to stir Minnesota Democrats into action by telling them "in the real world, Barack Obama's policies work better."
Rash Report: 2nd Presidential Debate, Women Voters & MN’s 8th DistrictFor a fresh perspective on recent political stories, Esme Murphy turned to Star Tribune Columnist John Rash.