As the debate on gay marriage continues at the Minnesota capitol, there are signs that Republican opposition to legalizing same sex unions is eroding.
An Orono businessman angling to be Minnesota governor says he supports civil unions for gay couples but wouldn’t back same-sex marriage if faced with a bill legalizing it.
The Minnesota House has voted to require clinics that perform abortions to pay new yearly license fees and undergo special inspections.
An Iowa campaign adviser to Republican former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has released an affidavit saying the Minnesota congresswoman approved a plan to indirectly pay an Iowa state senator to work on her 2012 campaign. The arrangement could violate Iowa Senate ethics rules.
Rep. John Kline has taken his name off the table for statewide office in Minnesota, but his House colleague Erik Paulsen isn’t ready to do the same.
A Republican senator from northern Iowa said Wednesday that homosexual lifestyles pose a health risk to him and his family in comments that drew a sharp rebuke from an openly gay Democratic senator.
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is praising President Barack Obama’s pick of former Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary.
Former state lawmaker and longtime Republican activist Allen Quist says wants to return to the Minnesota Legislature.
Democrat Rick Nolan began preparing Wednesday for a return to Congress after 32 years away, while Rep. Michele Bachmann, who barely survived her toughest race yet, said she’s ready to get back to work.
Republican Rep. John Kline has defeated Democrat Mike Obermueller in Minnesota’s 2nd District.
Republican control of the Minnesota Legislature teetered on the brink late Tuesday as Democrats jumped ahead of GOP candidates in several key races in the Twin Cities suburbs.
U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills says Republicans will “win this state down the road,” despite his landslide loss to Democrat Amy Klobuchar in Minnesota.
Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she’s a bipartisan problem solver. Her challenger, Democrat Jim Graves, says he has private sector experience.
With four days until Election Day, tension is high across Minnesota, especially when it comes to support for the controversial marriage amendment.
Two years ago, Republican Chip Cravaack traveled throughout northeastern Minnesota in a huge RV with his picture on the side, introducing himself to voters who had sent Democratic stalwart Jim Oberstar to Washington 18 times.