Minnesota Lawmakers Reach Deal On Public Safety, Including Some Police Accountability MeasuresRepublican and DFL leaders at the state capitol say they have reached a bipartisan agreement on a public safety spending package that includes more police accountability measures.
Minneapolis DFL Endorses No Candidates In City's Mayoral RaceThe Minneapolis DFL announced that no candidate for mayor got to the 60% threshold necessary to get the DFL endorsement.
Democrats Outspent GOP 2-1 In Failed Bid To Take LegislatureOverall, Democratic candidates and outside groups spent more than $16 million in their unsuccessful attempt to retake control of the Senate from Republicans, who spent just $7.7 million defending their one-vote majority.
'Nothing Less Than An Attack On Our Republic': Rep. Ilhan Omar Decries Objections During Congress Vote CountThe ballots are still being counted in Georgia, but a number of outlets are projecting Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler will be defeated by her Democratic challenger Rev. Raphael Warnock.
Sen. Klobuchar, Top Dem In Panel Overseeing Electoral College Count, Decries 11 Sens. Planning To Reject ResultsSen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, the top Democrat on the panel overseeing the Electoral College count, said the Republican effort to create a federal commission “to supersede state certifications" is wrong.
COVID, Surpluses, Reopening Schools: A Preview Of Minnesota's 2021 SessionThe Minnesota Legislature remains split after the 2020 election. When the session starts, the DFL-led House will meet entirely online because of the pandemic. The Republican-controlled Senate will try a hybrid approach.
2 State Senators Defect From DFL To Form New Independent CaucusSens. Thomas Bakk and David Tomassoni say they're doing so to take an opportunity to better serve their districts within the legislative framework.
Friends, Neighbors Navigate Tricky Political Divide As Nation Waits For ResultsRice County split votes for President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Voters there shared how they’re handling relationships with people that have opposing views.
Election Results Set Stage For Further Gridlock At Minnesota CapitolWith little change in the balance of power, Democrats and Republicans are likely to continue to struggle to find common ground on major issues.
Two Very Different Scenes Expected At DFL, GOP Election Night HeadquartersDemocrats believe the turnout will top the modern day record of 77% set back in 2008, and they think that is going to benefit them and power them to victory.
Monday Sees Final Push In Minnesota On Biden's And Trump's BehalfPresident Donald Trump is holding five rallies in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan. Joe Biden has three rallies in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Suburban Voters Hold Key To Control Of Minnesota SenateSenate Republicans are hoping their law-and-order message will help preserve and even widen their slim 35-32 majority. Senate Democrats are focusing their messaging on the accessibility and affordability of health care.
After Months Of Stalemate, Minnesota Senate Passes $1.87 Billion Bonding BillTwenty-five House Republicans crossed over Wednesday night to give the Democrats the 60% supermajority the legislation needed to pass.
$1.9 Billion Bonding Bill Passes In Minnesota HouseThe sixth time is the charm as a $1.9 billion jobs and infrastructure bonding bill passed in the Minnesota House late Wednesday night.
State Senate GOP Blames Dems For Letting Riots Escalate In New ReportThe report also blames Democrats for identifying with the causes promoted by the demonstrators, causing them to lose sight of their responsibility to protect the public from criminal acts committed during the riots.