GOP Renews Call To Stop Syrian Refugee Resettlement In MinnesotaMinnesota's top Republican lawmaker Thursday said Democratic Governor Mark Dayton should stop accepting Syrian refugees for resettlement in the state.
Paul To U Students: I Want Gov't That 'Stays The Hell Out Of My Life'Republican Presidential candidate Rand Paul will be in Minnesota Monday. First, he will speak at the Students for Rand rally at the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. That's at Coffman Memorial Union at 11:30 a.m.
Wis. Congressman Paul Ryan Declares Candidacy For House SpeakerRep. Paul Ryan is formally declaring his candidacy for speaker of the House after getting unified support from across the Republican conference.
Walker Empathizes With Republican Presidential Candidates Balancing Jobs, CampaignAs Republican Gov. John Kasich travels the country in a quest for the presidency, his people back home want Ohioans to know that he's still focused on his day job. As his spokesman put it: "his cellphone works just as well in Cincinnati, Iowa, as it works in Cincinnati, Ohio."
Stewart Mills Announces 2nd Run For Minnesota's 8th DistrictStewart Mills has officially announced he is in the race for Minnesota's 8th congressional district. Mills ran in 2014, opposite incumbent Democratic congressman Rick Nolan. Although he lost to Nolan, the votes came within 3,600.
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.