Sheriff: Lawmaker Cited For Making Out 'Changed Her Tune'The sheriff who handled the case of Minnesota lawmakers cited for making out in a park says one legislator "changed her tune" after initially thanking the park ranger for intervening.
John Kline Not Seeking Re-Election In 2016Rep. John Kline announced Thursday he won't seek re-election in 2016, after serving in Minnesota's 2nd congressional district since 2002.
Good Question: How Do Polls Work?The first Republican debate for President is less than two weeks away and sixteen candidates will be vying for ten spots. The people who make it to the stage will be determined by the average of five national polls. So, how do polls work? Good Question.
Walker Reminds Voters Of Union Wins As He Enters 2016 RaceWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker declared his candidacy for president on Monday, casting himself as a "fighter" who muscled through an aggressive conservative agenda in a state that typically supports Democrats.
Petersen Joins List Of GOPers Exiting Senate In 2016A third Republican state senator plans to step down next year. Sen. Branden Petersen announced Monday he won't run for a second term in 2016. The Andover Republican served one term in the House before being elected to the Senate in 2012.
Christie Says He's Running In 2016 To 'Change The World'New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie prepared Tuesday to launch his 2016 campaign for president, telling his most loyal supporters that he's ready to begin what he called a "noble" effort to "lead our country and to change the world."
Walker Tells Donors He's Still Praying Over Presidential RunScott Walker told donors on Friday that he's still praying over whether to run for president in 2016, but the Wisconsin governor said he believes he is "uniquely qualified to lead this country."
Jeb Bush Has Optimistic Message, Faces Challenges In '16 BidJeb Bush is launching a Republican presidential bid months in the making Monday with a vow to get Washington "out of the business of causing problems" and to stay true to his beliefs — easier said than done in a bristling primary contest where his conservative credentials will be sharply challenged.
Layoffs Loom For Thousands Of State Workers As Budget Talks StallThousands of state workers will get layoff notices on Monday. It comes after another day of budget talks between Governor Mark Dayton and Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt.
Public Hearing Tuesday On 20-Week Abortion Ban In Wis.A public hearing has been set on a fast-tracked Republican proposal in the Wisconsin Legislature that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Final Push To Avert Special Session Stalled, Top GOPer SaysA top House Republican says lawmakers offered another $100 million for public schools in an effort to head off Gov. Mark Dayton's looming veto on an education budget.
Lawmakers Cope With Waiting Season As Deadline LoomsA massive, friendly dog padded around Rep. Peggy Bennett's office this week, hemmed in by a plastic fence he could easily jump.
Senator's Bill Allows Business Owners 'Of Faith' To Deny Gay Couples Wedding ServicesIt was against Minnesota law to refuse wedding services to same-sex couples even before Minnesota legalized gay marriage in 2013. But a Republican State Senator says businesses should not be forced to provide commercial service if it violates their religious beliefs.
Huckabee, The Other Man From Hope, Opens 2016 BidFormer Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is preparing another bid for the Republican presidential nomination, eight years after his first efforts to expand on the support of evangelical Christians helped him win eight states in the 2008 primaries.
Democrats Ready For Round 2 As GOP Targets Health ProgramRepublicans are bringing Democrats back to the mat to save a public health care program for tens of thousands of low-income Minnesota residents.