Latest Politics

Police Funding Criticized In Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey’s Proposed 2020 BudgetPeople packed a public hearing in Minneapolis Wednesday night to share their opinions on next year's budget.
Breaking Down The Net Worth Of Each 2020 Presidential CandidateKamala Harris had a promising start when she announced her candidacy in January before 20,000 supporters, but she couldn't overcome her biggest obstacle: Billionaires.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison Sues Juul For 'Deception' Over Vaping ProductsGov. Tim Walz and Attorney General Keith Ellison have announced a lawsuit against Juul for what they call deception over its vaping products.
Former Bethel University Football Player Charged With Sexual AssaultGideon Erhabor - a former running back for Bethal University - has been charged with sexually assaulting three female students.
Minneapolis Accepting Applications For 4d Affordable Housing Incentive ProgramApplications are now open for a program in which landlords can receive property tax reductions for keeping their rental units affordable for 10 years.
Ex-Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Says He's Open To Seeking Office After 2025Former Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he won’t run for office again before 2025, but he “wouldn’t rule anything out” after that.
Minneapolis City Council Declares Climate EmergencyCiting recent natural disasters and warming temperatures, the Minneapolis City Council voted Monday to declare a climate emergency. 
'The Buck Stops Right Here': DHS Commissioner Jodi Harpstead Promises To Make ChangesThe new head of the Department of Human Services apologized to taxpayers Monday for more than $100-million in spending mistakes.
Gov. Tim Walz Signs Executive Order On Climate ChangeMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz says the time of waiting and debating are over, and action on climate change is needed.

Latest Election

Sen. Amy Klobuchar Logs 3rd Highest Total Speaking Time At Tuesday's DebateThe Democrats were unified on most issues, beginning with impeaching President Donald Trump, but very tough on each other.
'The Pressure Was On': Minnesota 1st In Voter Turnout For 2nd Straight ElectionMore than 3.3 million Minnesota voters cast ballots in 2018. That's a 64.3 percent turnout -- the highest in the nation for the second election in a row. "The only thing tougher than getting to No. 1 is staying No. 1," Secretary of State Steve Simon said. "We knew the pressure was on, and Minnesota really came through."
Dan Feehan Concedes To Jim Hagedorn In Minnesota's 1st DistrictThe race was one of the few in which a Republican won a House seat held by a Democrat.
Sheriff Rich Stanek 'Exploring All Options' After County Board Certifies His DefeatHennepin County officially certified its election results, upholding Dave "Hutch" Hutchinson's win over longtime incumbent sheriff Rich Stanek.
Former Gov. Ventura Meets With Future Gov. Walz For Pep TalkVentura says the newly elected Democrat called him shortly after last week's election to request a meeting.
After Statewide Drubbing, Minnesota GOP Doing Some 'Soul Searching'It was a tale of two political parties in Minnesota on Wednesday: resurgent Democrats who tightened their grip on the governor's office and two U.S. Senate seats in Tuesday's election, and wincing Republicans shut out of statewide contests for a 12th straight year and swept out of power in the Minnesota House.