4 Things To Know: Wild Season Opener, Target Job Fair & MoreThe Wild kick off their 15th season Thursday and Target is hiring. These are just two of the stories you need to know about for Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015.
Senate Official Building Still Controversial As It Nears CompletionThe controversial new Minnesota Senate Office Building at the State Capitol is nearing completion. Republicans made the $90 million project an example of wasteful spending in the 2014 campaign.
Dayton Slams GOP Call To Scrap MNsure After Rate HikesGov. Mark Dayton is criticizing Republicans' call to abolish MNsure as a way to counter hefty health insurance hikes.
Walker: Exiting Race Allows Him To Help Ron JohnsonWith his run for the White House behind him, Gov. Scott Walker says he will now be free to campaign aggressively to help fellow Republican Ron Johnson win re-election to the U.S. Senate in a rematch against Democrat Russ Feingold.
New Squabble Looms Over Minnesota Political Office SpaceAnother squabble is shaping up over offices for Minnesota politicians. The 83-year-old State Office Building that is the main workspace for 134 House members and their staffs is in need of more than $100 million in repairs, according to the agency that manages government properties.
Boehner Exit Shocks Minnesota LawmakersA Minnesota Republican who was long aligned with departing House Speaker John Boehner says he's shocked and saddened by his decision to leave Congress. Rep. John Kline said Friday that Boehner will be missed in Washington and the Ohio congressman's resignation will leave a "tremendous void" in the House.
Scott Walker Not Endorsing After Leaving Presidential RaceScott Walker doesn't want to endorse any of his fellow Republicans who remain in the race for president just yet. Walker on Friday that he may endorse a GOP candidate for president but his focus right now is on his job as governor.
Minnesota Boy Takes Ben Carson To Task For Muslim CommentA Minnesota boy is getting some attention for posting a YouTube response to Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, who said he couldn't support a Muslim as president of the United States.
Wis. Assembly To Vote On Taking Away Planned Parenthood MoneyPlanned Parenthood in Wisconsin would no longer be eligible for about $3.5 million a year in federal funding under a bill before the state Assembly.
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.
GOP Candidates Scramble To Win Over Scott Walker Supporters Even before Scott Walker dropped out of the race for president, his Republican rivals for the White House were chasing after the remnants of his once high-flying campaign.
In GOP Debate, Look For Jabs At Trump, Pitches To Women Eleven top-tier Republican presidential hopefuls face off in their second prime-time debate of the 2016 campaign Wednesday, in a clash between outsiders and establishment candidates under a cathedral of political conservatism.