Sen. Michelle Benson

GOP Field Taking Shape In Open 6th District Race One possible Republican candidate for Michele Bachmann's congressional seat is taking herself out of the running while another gets ready to announce his plans. Bachmann's surprise decision not to seek reelection started a scramble among possible Republican successors.
Contraception Bill: Pros & Cons This week, DFL legislators introduced a bill called the "Contraceptive Equity Act," which would require Minnesota health plans to provide prescription drug coverage to cover contraception without charging a co-pay.