Minnesota Republican Leaders Not Rushing to Embrace Donald TrumpThey are not embracing him just yet, but Minnesota Republicans say they will vote for Donald Trump in November if he wins the party nomination.
Sanders Said He Can Still Win Election Even If He Loses Iowa CaucusVermont Sen. Bernie Sanders contends his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination would succeed even if he fails to prevail in the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses, saying in an interview with The Associated Press he is prepared to go the distance against front-runner Hillary Clinton.
Final Democratic Debate Pits Passion Against PracticalityWith just two weeks to go before the first votes of the 2016 race for president, Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders engaged in their most contentious debate match-up to date, underscoring their tightening primary race as the Iowa caucuses draw near.
Sanders Increases Ad Spending As Iowa Caucus NearsBernie Sanders has been putting up major advertising cash to seize momentum heading into the Democratic presidential primaries — outspending his rival Hillary Clinton just as voters are beginning to pay attention to the race.
Clinton To Talk About Domestic Terrorism During MN VisitHillary Clinton's presidential campaign says she will detail her strategy for protecting the U.S. from terrorist attacks during a speech next week in Minnesota.
Trump Leading Republican Presidential Polls Despite Muslim CommentsNationwide, 35 percent of GOP primary voters say they'd like to see Donald Trump get the nomination. That's more than double the support of his nearest competitors, Senator Ted Cruz and Ben Carson.
Paul To U Students: I Want Gov't That 'Stays The Hell Out Of My Life'Republican Presidential candidate Rand Paul will be in Minnesota Monday. First, he will speak at the Students for Rand rally at the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. That's at Coffman Memorial Union at 11:30 a.m.
Hillary Clinton Will Visit Minnesota Before 2016A senior adviser to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says the Democratic frontrunner will be back in Minnesota before year's end. Clinton communications adviser Karen Finney said Monday that the former secretary of state is beginning to build her campaign infrastructure in states beyond the pivotal first four.
Walker Empathizes With Republican Presidential Candidates Balancing Jobs, CampaignAs Republican Gov. John Kasich travels the country in a quest for the presidency, his people back home want Ohioans to know that he's still focused on his day job. As his spokesman put it: "his cellphone works just as well in Cincinnati, Iowa, as it works in Cincinnati, Ohio."
Ridin' With Biden? Clinton Challenge A Rough Road For The VPThe only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper. Joe Biden may be considering whether to enter the race for president, but he sat out this past week's meeting of the Democratic National Committee. In his place, backers greeted a curious few in a hotel suite 20 floors above the official gathering.
4 Presidential Candidates Speak At Mpls. DNC ConferenceMinneapolis was center stage Friday for the Democrats in the 2016 presidential race. The Democratic National Committee is holding its summer meeting downtown, where Hillary Clinton was mobbed by supporters.
Walker Reminds Voters Of Union Wins As He Enters 2016 RaceWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker declared his candidacy for president on Monday, casting himself as a "fighter" who muscled through an aggressive conservative agenda in a state that typically supports Democrats.
Former Maryland Gov. O'Malley Jumps Into 2016 Democratic RaceFormer Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley entered the Democratic presidential race on Saturday in a longshot challenge toMaryland for the 2016 nomination, casting himself as a new generation leader who would rebuild the economy and reform Wall Street. "I'm running for you," he told a crowd of about 1,000 people in a populist message at Federal Hill Park in Baltimore.
4 Things To Know: Duke Wins NCAA Final, Rand Paul Enters Presidential Race & MoreHere's a look at the four stories you need to know for Tuesday, April 7, 2015.
Wisconsin Gov. Walker First To Open Iowa OfficeWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has opened an office in Iowa, the first of the potential 2016 presidential candidates to take such a step. Walker spokeswoman Kirsten Kukowski confirmed Tuesday that Walker's tax-exempt fundraising group, Our American Revival, has leased the space in a suburb of Des Moines.