What Are The Rules For The State Of The Union Address?The only time the State of the Union address was delayed was due to a great national tragedy.
How Does President Trump's Cabinet Turnover Compare To Others?The average tenure of a Cabinet member is two to three years. Mid-terms are often a time that Cabinet members decide to step aside.
The Problem With Polls In MinnesotaFor instance, polls showed Tim Pawlenty with a commanding 19-point lead over Jeff Johnson.
Reality Check: Who's Paying For The GOP Lawsuit Against Gov. Dayton?The Minnesota Legislature has a date in court next week against Gov. Mark Dayton.
Millions Pouring Into The Tight Race For The 8th DistrictThe race for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District is turning out to be one of the most expensive in the country.
Dayton Signs Bill Switching Minnesota To Presidential PrimaryA bill to replace Minnesota's caucus system with a presidential primary was signed Sunday by Gov. Mark Dayton.
Good Question: How Do Executive Actions Work?President Obama took a number of executive actions Tuesday regarding gun control, saying the gun lobby is holding Congress hostage. "There are actions within my legal authority that we can take to help reduce gun violence and save more lives," President Obama said.
Clinton To Unveil Terrorism Strategy During Minnesota VisitDemocratic Presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will be unveiling her counter terrorism strategy in a speech at the University of Minnesota on Tuesday.
Good Question: What Are The Ethics Rules For Minn. Lawmakers?A lawyer who helped write Minnesota's medical marijuana law is going to work for a company that sells it. Jamie Olson is the third public official to join LeafLine Labs. She helped the Minnesota House craft the law that legalized medical cannabis last year.
Reality Check: Lobbyist Spending In Minnesota Minnesota lobbyists spent $70 million last year to influence state decision makers, according to a new report from the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board. And so far in 2015, that trend is not slowing down.
Good Question: What Happens When You Ignore The Supreme Court?The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is now a fundamental right for same sex couples. Almost immediately, public officials weighed in saying county and state workers could refuse to hand out those licenses based on their religious beliefs.
Good Question: Just Who Gets Secret Service Protection?A new report from the Inspector General of Homeland Security found it took the Secret Service a year to replace a broken alarm system at former President George H.W. Bush's home. The Secret Service is responsible for protecting all former presidents and their spouses. So, who else do they protect?
Talking Points: Author Says Only 10 States Matter In A Presidential Race It may seem a little early, but this past week has seen an awful lot of activity in presidential politics.
Minnesota Congressman Breaks Party Ranks Over DHS FundingFreshman Congressman Tom Emmer is making headlines for criticizing fellow Republicans for their role in a possible shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security this Friday.
Good Question: What Are The Perks To Being President?It might be one of the toughest jobs in the world, but it does come with some significant benefits. So, what are the perks of being the President of the United States? Good Question.