That Time Donald Trump And Jesse Ventura Talked Campaign StrategyDonald Trump's "outsider" campaign for president is nothing new to Minnesota voters -- it's very similar to the one that elected former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura in 1998.
Twin Cities Students To Attend Iowa CaucusesThe 9th-through-12th graders will be observing and volunteering at the caucuses. They'll knock on doors in Des Moines neighborhoods, work at campaign headquarters and get a chance to interact with the candidates.
Palin: Donald Trump 'Would Let Our Warriors Do Their Job'Donald Trump is brandishing the endorsement of conservative Republican firebrand Sarah Palin in the increasingly intense 2016 GOP presidential sweepstakes, giving the billionaire businessman a boost against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz less than two weeks before Iowa's kick-off caucuses.
Hillary Clinton To Reveal New Autism Initiative In Iowa TourDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is proposing a new initiative directed at boosting autism screening, treatment and research. Her plan, which will be unveiled Tuesday as part of her two-day campaign tour through Iowa, was previewed in a statement.
Presidential Hopefuls Ramping Up Efforts In IowaFrom Iowa to New Hampshire — on the air, on the bus and on the stump — candidates vying to become America's next president roared out of the holidays in full force Monday with less than a month to go before voting begins.
Sen. Ted Cruz Makes Minnesota Part Of Nomination StrategyTexas Sen. Ted Cruz's venture outside the early-voting states in the Republican presidential nominating contest is bringing him to Minnesota. Cruz, who has risen steadily among GOP hopefuls, was holding a rally Thursday on Harriet Island.
4 Things To Know: Charles Schulz Day, Biden Expected To Run & MoreFrom St. Paul celebrating Charles Schulz Day to the explosive new Star Wars trailer, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Rep. Keith Ellison Endorses Bernie SandersRep. Keith Ellison has endorsed Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders for the 2016 election. In recent polls, 33 percent of Democrats said would throw their support behind Hillary Clinton, compared to Vice President Joe Biden's 25 percent and Sanders' 24 percent.
Senate GOP Leader Hann Backs Presidential Hopeful FiorinaMinnesota Senate GOP leader David Hann says he's backing businesswoman Carly Fiorina in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Hann told The Associated Press on Thursday that he will be Minnesota co-chairman of the former technology executive's campaign.
Sanders Trying To Make The Most Of Booming 2016 CrowdsDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is packing 'em in: 10,000 people in Madison, Wisconsin. More than 2,500 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Another 7,500 this week in Portland, Maine.
In Iowa, Clinton Lays Out Tenets Of 2016 CampaignHillary Rodham Clinton began laying out her Democratic presidential campaign message in Iowa on Tuesday, casting herself as a "champion" for struggling Americans and calling for a purging of "unaccountable money" from the campaign finance system.
Bachmann Considering Another Presidential Run?U.S. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann says she is not necessarily thinking about running for president again, disputing a recent report that suggested she was. Bachmann said last year she didn't plan to run for re-election for her Minnesota seat in congress this year.
Obama Wins Minn., Extends Dems' Streak In State President Barack Obama led Republican challenger Mitt Romney in early returns Tuesday in Minnesota, a state with a decades-long streak of backing Democratic presidential candidates.
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DeBlog: How Much Do We Spend On 'I Voted' Stickers?It’s probably the most Instagrammed and Facebooked photo of the day: the red “I Voted” sticker. Cindi Houtkooper from Minneapolis emailed, Greg Swan from Chaska tweeted asking: How much do we spend on the stickers? Who pays for them?