Looking ahead this week — one of the major stories we will be following will be the buildup to the first presidential debate Wednesday night at the University of Denver.
The controversial constitutional amendments on this year’s ballot are the result of Republicans winning majorities in the Minnesota House and Senate in 2010.
As of Tuesday, there will only be seven weeks until Election Day. And while much of the focus and here and across the country has been on the presidential race, members of Congress are up for re-election as well.
Anyone who goes to the Fair will find themselves meeting a lot of political candidates and their surrogates passing out literature.
So its mid-August and you’re focused on the Olympics, maybe some back-to-school shopping and the State Fair is right around the corner. You may not realize that there is a major political event happening this week.
You could say former Governor Tim Pawlenty was left at the alter four years ago when John McCain bypassed him for the number two spot on the GOP ticket, choosing instead Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
There’s just 100 days away from the election and a new poll shows President Obama is the more likeable candidate.
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann continues to not respond to critics who are upset with her comments linking government officials, including fellow Minnesota Congressman Keith Elison to Muslim extremists.
The presidential election has taken a decidedly negative turn this past week, with the fierce debate over when Mitt Romney left his job at Bain Capitol.
On Monday, Amy Senser will find out her sentence in the hit and run death of Anousone Panthavong.
Now that the Supreme Court has upheld Health Care Reform the political spin from both sides is in high gear.
You could say former Gov. Tim Pawlenty was left at the alter four years ago when John McCain bypassed him for the No. 2 spot on the GOP ticket, choosing instead Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
Sometime in the next two weeks the U.S. Supreme Court will come out with one of its most important decision in recent memory.
As we head into the November elections, a race for U.S. Senate is often the most anticipated in any state.
The eyes of the nation are on Wisconsin as voters go to the polls Tuesday to vote on whether to recall Gov. Scott Walker or elect Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to fill out the rest of his term.
If you think the Vikings Stadium is a done deal, think again.
Among the more controversial statements on the stadium all week was one made by House Speaker Kurt Zellers on KFAN radio where he said he hoped the stadium bill passed but he planned to vote against it.
There promises to be more courtroom drama Monday, as one of the most high-profile criminal cases in recent memory continues.
According to the Minnesota Vikings, this week is do or die as far as getting a new stadium bill passed.
One of the hottest elections this November will be in the 6th Congressional District. This weekend, businessman Jim Graves won the DFL nomination to run against incumbent Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.
With all the focus on the Republican candidates, President Obama is putting together re-election campaign offices around the country including one here in Minnesota.
Voters in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C. will cast their votes on Tuesday in the Republican presidential race. But much of the national attention has been focusing on the Wisconsin primary.
While the Minnesota House and Senate have to iron out differences in their voter ID bills, it does appear that a constitutional amendment requiring voters to present a photo ID will be on the November ballot.
After missing a key deadline on Friday, the Vikings Stadium bill is in serious trouble at the legislature.
This week the Governor’s Vikings Stadium proposal will be brought up in hearings at the state capitol.