Rebecca Kleefisch, Former Lt. Gov. Under Scott Walker, Launches Gubernatorial CampaignKleefisch took aim at Evers in her campaign launch video released Thursday, accused him of “siding with rioters” and not doing more to quell violence that erupted last summer in Kenosha after Jacob Blake, a Black man, was shot by police.
'A Little Too Close, A Little Too Brazen': College GOP Chair Describes Sexual Harassment She Endured In Party"It is still very male-dominated. You never want to rub people the wrong way or burn a bridge." It took coming into a position of leadership for Nia Moore to feel safe enough to come forward about her experience thus far in politics.
Wisconsin Republicans Try To Intervene In Redistricting CaseThe Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature wants to intervene in a second federal lawsuit brought by advocacy groups that seeks to have a court set a timeline and be prepared to draw new legislative maps.
Last 4 Exec. Directors Of MN GOP Call For Jennifer Carnahan To Resign Or Be RemovedThe past four executive directors of the Minnesota Republican Party are asking for Jennifer Carnahan to resign. And, if she doesn't, they say they implore the state executive committee to remove her.
GOP Leadership Member Chamberlain Calls For Rep. Carnahan To Resign For Connection To Alleged Trafficker LazzaroMinnesota GOP party leader Sen. Robert Chamberlain issued a statement calling for Rep. Jennifer Carnahan to resign after her relationship with GOP donor and alleged sex trafficker Anton Lazzaro came to light Friday.
MN GOP Party Leaders To Have Emergency Meeting Following Federal Sex Trafficking Charges Against Republican Operative And DonorThe executive committee of the Minnesota GOP will have an emergency meeting Friday night in wake of the allegations that a Republican donor “deeply involved” in party politics illegally trafficked minors for sex.
Walz, Legislators Seek Budget Breakthroughs As Minnesota Capitol ReopensGov. Tim Walz told reporters that he’s hoping they can get the work done during a special session that he will call for Monday, which could last several days.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Seeks Legal Fees From Trump, GOPTrump and his supporters filed several lawsuits in state and federal courts after he narrowly lost Wisconsin to Democrat Joe Biden. Republicans lost every challenge.
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.
Minnesota GOP Lawmakers Sue To Undo State Employee Pay RaiseRep. Marion O’Neill, R-Maple Lake, and Sen. Mark Koran, R-North Branch, have asked a Ramsey County Judge to strike down a decision by the Minnesota Management and Budget.
Minnesota State Sen. Jerry Relph Dies After Contracting COVID-19Last month, Relph tested positive for COVID-19, three days after going into self-quarantine after he discovered he was exposed at the State Capitol.
As Walz Announces Loosened COVID Restrictions, GOP Argues They Should Go FurtherAs Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday changes to the current dial-back restrictions, some issued statements saying that the relaxation of some restrictions doesn't go far enough.
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.
'Stunning Failure Of Basic Human Decency': DFL Criticizes Senate GOP For Not Disclosing COVID OutbreakMembers of the Minnesota DFL are criticizing the Senate GOP for not notifying them about a COVID-19 outbreak within their party before Thursday's special session.
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.