Talking Points: Dean Phillips Using Fish House To Challenge Erik PaulsenDean Phillips built a fish house on Lake Minnetonka where he can fish and meet talk to potential constituents.
Talking Points: Pawlenty Eyes His Old Job, Nolan’s Seat Up For GrabsFormer Gov. Tim Pawlenty is expected to be in the state to meet with supporters to discuss a possible run for his old job. Meanwhile, more candidates may jump into the 8th Congressional District race after Congressman Rick Nolan unexpectedly retired.
DFL Gubernatorial Hopefuls Calling For Franken To Step DownSen. Al Franken was back on the Senate floor this weekend offering a sharp critique of the GOP tax cut bill, saying it will benefit the wealthy and not the middle class.
The Confusion Around Ranked Choice VotingIn just two days, voters in many communities will go to the polls to elect mayors, council members and other local races.
Prepping Gubernatorial Run, Walz Touts Changed Views On Gun ControlThe election for Minnesota governor may be 13 months away but the tragic events in Las Vegas are already affecting the debate among some candidates.
Talking Points: Erik Paulsen & The 2018 ElectionThese should be easy times for Republicans in Washington. They control the House, Senate and the White House. But under President Donald Trump, Republicans have been unable to pass key parts of their agenda, most notably a repeal and replacement of Obamacare.
Talking Points: Responding To North Korea’s Nuclear ThreatReaction to the North Korean test of a hydrogen bomb even surfaced at the Minnesota State Fair.
Talking Points: Sen. Franken Talks State Fair, Shuts Down 2020 Presidential RunThe intense debate surrounding President Donald Trump's policies is very alive at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Talking Points: A Bipartisan Path To Fixing ObamacareThese days, it sounds like a radical idea: Republicans and Democrats working together to fix Obamacare.
Talking Points: The GOP Health Care Bill & MinnesotaAccording to state officials, it’s estimated that Minnesota would lose $2 billion in medical assistance in the first 18 months, and, by 2030, the funding losses could top $30 billion.
Talking Points: Ticks, Pets & Lyme DiseasePublic health officials and veterinarians are warning about an abundance of deer ticks this summer in Minnesota -- not only do they represent a threat to humans but to our animals as well.
Talking Points: The Battle Over Legislative FundingA ruling from a Ramsey County judge is expected soon in the bitter legal dispute between the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton.