Koochiching County Commissioner Wins House PrimaryA county commissioner has won a special election primary for a House seat to represent Minnesota's largest district. Koochiching County Commissioner Rob Ecklund outpolled three other Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidates in Tuesday's election for District 3A, which covers Koochiching, Cook, Lake and northern St. Louis counties.
GOP's Petersen Accelerates Senate Exit, To Resign This Fall A Republican sped up his planned exit from the state Senate, announcing Thursday he'll resign this fall from the seat he had already opted not to again run for in 2016.
Smaller-Than-Expected Field For Rep. Kline's Seat Grows By 1An open congressional seat once expected to set off a stampede of hopefuls so far hasn't attracted many candidates. Former Republican state Sen. John Howe announced his campaign for Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District Tuesday.
Lawmaker Cited For Making Out Undecided On 2016 ElectionA Minnesota lawmaker cited for making out with a fellow Republican legislator says she's moving past the incident and isn't discussing any details.
Abeler Aims For Return To Legislature In Senate RunA former Republican lawmaker is eyeing a return to the Legislature after just a year away. Rep. Jim Abeler spent eight terms in the House before stepping away in 2014 for a failed bid for the U.S. Senate.
4 Things To Know: 2nd GOP Debate, Downtown Mpls. Violence & MoreFrom the second major GOP debate tonight to authorities addressing downtown Minneapolis violence, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Sept. 16.
MN Reps. Cited Step Down From Ethics CommitteeThe fallout continues for two Minnesota state lawmakers cited for "making out" in a Regional Park. GOP Reps. Tara Mack and Tim Kelly apologized Monday to law enforcement for saying the Dakota County park ranger lied about the incident.
MN Rep. Demands Colleagues Apologize To DeputyA Democratic member of the Minnesota House of Representatives is calling on two Republican colleagues to apologize to a deputy who cited them for public nuisance.
Sheriff: Lawmaker Cited For Making Out 'Changed Her Tune'The sheriff who handled the case of Minnesota lawmakers cited for making out in a park says one legislator "changed her tune" after initially thanking the park ranger for intervening.
John Kline Not Seeking Re-Election In 2016Rep. John Kline announced Thursday he won't seek re-election in 2016, after serving in Minnesota's 2nd congressional district since 2002.
Good Question: How Do Polls Work?The first Republican debate for President is less than two weeks away and sixteen candidates will be vying for ten spots. The people who make it to the stage will be determined by the average of five national polls. So, how do polls work? Good Question.
Walker Reminds Voters Of Union Wins As He Enters 2016 RaceWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker declared his candidacy for president on Monday, casting himself as a "fighter" who muscled through an aggressive conservative agenda in a state that typically supports Democrats.