What Are Minnesota's 10 Most Expensive Public Projects?Construction could begin this winter on the new Southwest Light Rail Line, after a key federal agency gave the go-ahead for the project, ranking among the most expensive public works projects in state history.
Reality Check: How Minnesota Voted in the 2018 Midterm ElectionMinnesota's mid-term election is behind us, and we are now getting a much clearer picture of what happened.Based on new maps and state election data, Women, minorities and anti-President Donald Trump voters held the key to the election. Democrat Tim Walz easily won the Minnesota governor's race. But for many voters, the election was also about Trump. The president campaigned in Minnesota twice, and it helped -- a little.
Reality Check: Did Minnesota Midterm Predictions Come True?Minnesota's turbulent 2018 midterm election is finally over, and it brought some surprises. For many months, polls projected possible winners and losers. So how accurate were they?
Reality Check: Both Parties Release Misleading 'Closing Argument' Political AdsWith less than a week until the election, Republicans and Democrats are making closing arguments on the airwaves. But many of the campaign commercials are misleading.
Karin Housley Ad Accuses Tina Smith Of Profiting From Shady DealingsThere's an eye-catching new political campaign ad from Republican U.S. Senate candidate Karin Housley.
Will Violent Criminals Be Released If Minnesota Becomes A Sanctuary State?Three weeks before the election, Minnesota Republicans are warning that dangerous criminals will come to the state if Democrats win the election. It is part of a TV ad campaign from an outside group called Freedom Club, linking Democrats to illegal immigration and sanctuary cites.
Reality Check: Would Tim Walz Turn Minn. Into A Sanctuary State?Jeff Johnson, the Republican candidate for governor, is on the attack in a new campaign ad. He accuses Democrat Tim Walz of wanting to make Minnesota into California by turning us into a "sanctuary state" for illegal immigration.
Ads Claim 300K Minnesotans Lose Health Care If Johnson Is GovernorNew ads from an independent outside political group say hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans could lose their health insurance if Republican Jeff Johnson becomes governor.
Reality Check: Phillips Ad Finds Bigfoot Looking For Rep. PaulsenThe Bigfoot ad is a video homage to late Minnesota Democrat Paul Wellstone, who famously went "Looking for Rudy."
Reality Check: The 3rd District’s Ugly Campaign Ad War3rd District Rep. Erik Paulsen released a sharply-negative attack ad against challenger Dean Phillips, who quickly fought back.
Pawlenty Ad Claims Undocumented Immigrants Steal Millions From Minn.Tim Pawlenty claims Minnesota wastes millions on welfare, like free health benefits for undocumented immigrants.
Reality Check: Paulsen Puts BWCA Before Trump In New AdA TV campaign ad featuring Congressman Erik Paulsen highlights his work to protect the Boundary Waters, in opposition to Trump.
Reality Check: Your Paycheck & GOP Tax CutsThe economy remains strong seven months after the GOP tax overhaul, but new data shows companies are not raising worker pay.
How Will Tariffs Affect Trump Voters In Minnesota?Minnesota producers expect to get slammed by the new China tax, according to the Minnesota Trade Office.
Is Donald Trump Turning Minnesota From Blue To Purple?Minnesota is now less Democratic blue, and more Republican red. Let's call it purple.