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.
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.
Republican, Democratic Minnesota Candidates Hit The Road Saturday To CampaignDemocrats held metro-wide campaign events Saturday morning, and a Republican rally was scheduled in Rush City Saturday evening.
Spokesperson: S.D. Gov. Kristi Noem Not In Close Contact With Trump At FundraiserSpokesman Ian Fury said Noem tested negative Tuesday night, the day before the fundraiser in the Minneapolis suburb of Shorewood. Fury said Noem “is tested regularly.”
Republicans' Portrayal Of Urban Mayhem Doesn't Always Match RealityAt almost every turn at the RNC, speakers from the president on down portrayed American cities like Portland, Oregon, New York and Chicago as lawless Democratic wastelands that have been overrun with violence, looting and destruction.
Wisconsin Republicans 'Stand Ready' To Strike Down Gov. Tony Evers' Mask MandateWisconsin Senate Republicans “stand ready” to strike down the statewide mask mandate that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers announced on Thursday, the GOP Senate leader said Friday.
MNGOP Says Offensive Facebook Image Was Posted By A Wabasha Board Member Who Has Since ResignedMinnesota GOP chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan say an offensive image posted by the Republican Party of Wabasha County’s Facebook page was not the result of hacking as previously thought, but put up by a board member.
Dems Object To GOP-Led Inquiry Into Riot Damages, Says Oversight Committee Lacks DiversityThe hearing began with a skirmish between the Republican chair and Lakeville DFL Sen. Matt Little, who gave up his seat to a fellow Democrat who represents the looted area.
Key MN Senate Republicans Say They Will Block Most Policing Overhaul PlansKey Republican lawmakers in Minnesota said Friday that they’ll block most of an ambitious effort by Democrats to remake policing in the state where George Floyd died and that they plan to approve only a limited set of police accountability measures.
Coronavirus Updates: Some In GOP Eye Stay At Home Protests Warily, 'Republicans Are Nervous'The latest demonstration by right-wing groups against measures to contain the coronavirus is headed for Wisconsin, where hundreds of people or more plan to descend on the state Capitol to protest the Democratic governor's stay-home ordinance.