Xcel: Thousands In Parts Of Twin Cities Affected By Power OutageAround 23,000 customers have been affected by a large power outage in parts of the Twin Cities early Wednesday afternoon, according to Xcel Energy.
Rep. Apologizes For Controversial NBA TweetThe Minnesota legislator whose tweet about the NBA aroused cries of racism is apologizing Monday. Rep. Pat Garofalo, a fifth-term Republican from Farmington, has faced an avalanche of criticism for suggesting this weekend that pro basketball players had criminal tendencies.
Minn. Rep. Gets Nat'l Attention After Controversial NBA TweetA Minnesota lawmaker is getting national attention for a tweet posted on his Twitter page Sunday – and some are calling it racist.
Tiedeman, Minn. GOP Veteran, Elected To RNC PostMinnesota's newest representative on the Republican National Committee is longtime activist Chris Tiedeman. He was chosen Saturday at the state GOP's central committee meeting to one of the state's three slots on the national Republican Party governing panel.
Minn. Dem Walz Declares Opposition To Syria Strike Democratic Rep. Tim Walz says he's opposed to current proposals for U.S. military strikes in Syria.
Bachmann Says 'Political Motivations' Behind Ethics InvestigationMinnesota’s Rep. Michele Bachmann said Tuesday she's confident she will be cleared in an ethics investigation into her 2012 presidential campaign.
Kline Doesn't Rule Out 2014 Minn. Senate Race Minnesota Rep. John Kline isn't ruling out a run for U.S. Senate next year but says his decision won't come until this summer.
Nolan Tops Cravaack, Shares His Plan For FutureDemocrat Rick Nolan began preparing Wednesday for a return to Congress after 32 years away, while Rep. Michele Bachmann, who barely survived her toughest race yet, said she's ready to get back to work.
GOP Staffer Loses Job Over Twitter Rant Vs. Gay Marriage AmendmentWith four days until Election Day, tension is high across Minnesota, especially when it comes to support for the controversial marriage amendment.
Congressman Paulsen Hopes To Stop Medical Tech TaxMinnesota Republican Representative Erik Paulsen is pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives passed his bill, but says there is more work to be done.
Rep. Rukavina Reflects On 26 Years In Minn. HouseRep. Tom Rukavina has been a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, serving 13 terms since 1986. Now, he is retiring to spend more time with his granddaughter.
Reality Check: Rep. Michele Bachmann's Gas ClaimsUnited State Rep. Michelle Bachmann has hit the campaign trail, campaigning for re-election to her 6th District Congressional seat. On Tuesday, she invited reporters to watch her pump gas at a suburban Twin Cities convenience store, and blamed President Obama for near-record high gas prices.
What Does The Future Hold For Bachmann?Now that Rep. Michele Bachmann is out of the Presidential race, it's not really certain if she will decide to run for re-election in the 6th Congressional District or run for another office.
Is Cain's Suspended Campaign Good For Bachmann?The announcement that Herman Cain is suspending his 2012 presidential campaign may be good news for Michele Bachmann.
Bachmann, From Waterloo To White House Contender The cornfields edging two-lane Iowa Highway 9 fade to a sunbaked blur as Rep. Michele Bachmann's blue-and-white campaign coach rolls on, bound for a "town hall" meeting with voters in the basement of a public library 25 minutes down the road.