Sen. Smith's Amendment Would Complete PolyMet Land SwapSen. Tina Smith has proposed an amendment to force completion of a land swap needed for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
Lori Swanson Jumps Into Governor's Race With Rick Nolan As No. 2Two people familiar with the discussions say Minnesota Democratic Attorney General Lori Swanson has asked retiring U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to be her running mate in a possible last-minute entry into the governor's race.
Republicans Endorse Stauber In 8th DistrictRepublicans in northern Minnesota have endorsed a candidate for Congress in a race closely watched around the country.
Rep. Tom Emmer Wins This Year's Hotdish Competition In D.C.The contest in the past has been organized by former Sen. Al Franken. This year, Senator Tina Smith is carrying on that tradition.
Phifer Leaves Crowded DFL Primary In 8th DistrictLeah Phifer says she won't run in a crowded Democratic primary to replace Rep. Rick Nolan.
Craig, Phillips Get DFL Endorsement In US House RacesDFL convention delegates have endorsed congressional candidates Angie Craig and Dean Phillips in suburban Twin Cities districts. But no candidate secured the party's endorsement in northeastern Minnesota.
Rep. Jason Metsa Joins Race To Take 8th DistrictThe third-term lawmaker is just the latest Democrat to enter the race since Nolan announced last month he won't seek re-election.
Even With Nolan's Retirement, Mills Will Not Run For Congress AgainRepublican Stewart Mills says he won't run for Congress again despite Rep. Rick Nolan's retirement.
Fmr. News Anchor Michelle Lee To Run For MN's 8th DistrictAnother DFL candidate – a former news anchor -- has entered the Congressional race for Minnesota's eighth district.
With Nolan Out, Radinovich Joins 8th District RaceFormer Democratic state lawmaker Joe Radinovich is entering the race for Rep. Rick Nolan's seat in Congress.
Talking Points: Pawlenty Eyes His Old Job, Nolan’s Seat Up For GrabsFormer Gov. Tim Pawlenty is expected to be in the state to meet with supporters to discuss a possible run for his old job. Meanwhile, more candidates may jump into the 8th Congressional District race after Congressman Rick Nolan unexpectedly retired.
North Branch Mayor Enters Eight District Congressional RaceKirsten Hagen Kennedy, the mayor of North Branch, announced her candidacy in a Facebook post on Sunday.