Rep. Dean Phillips On $1.5T Stimulus Package: 'It Is A Bill That Could Pass'Will most Americans be getting another stimulus check before the end of the year? Right now it looks doubtful.
Talking Points: Congressman Tom Emmer Discusses The Upcoming November ElectionMinnesota's most consistently safe Republican District is the 6th, which is currently held by Congressman Tom Emmer.
Talking Points: Ilhan Omar Challenger Lacy Johnson Discusses Violence In The State's 5th DistrictMinnesota's fifth Congressional district is the most Democratic Congressional District in the state, with the nonpartisan Cook report ranking it as a plus 26 -- meaning there are 26% more Democrats than Republicans.
Talking Points: Congressman Pete Stauber Believes Northern Minnesota Will Vote For Trump, Despite Recent Polling DataWith the election less than eight weeks away congressional campaigns across the state are in high gear.
Talking Points: Are Progressives Excited Enough To Vote For Joe Biden?The election is just over eight weeks away and even though the President is trailing in the polls, Democrats are insisting they are not overconfident.
Talking Points: Sen. Smith's Poll Numbers Against Former U.S. Congressman Jason LewisThe most recent poll by Emerson Polling shows Smith leading Lewis 48% to 45%, with 7% undecided. But that is within the poll's margin of error of 3.6%.
Talking Points: Former Congressman Jason Lewis Discusses U.S. Senate Run In MinnesotaThe primary for local and statewide races in Minnesota is just nine days away. One of the most widely followed races is the one for U.S. Senate.
Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses Where Negotiations Stand During Minnesota's Second Special SessionOn Monday at noon, both houses of the Minnesota Legislature convene for a second summer special session.
Talking Points: Sen. Jeff Hayden Wants 'Transformational' Police Reform Bill In Next Special SessionEverything is on the table in the next special session, including the divisive issue of police reform, tax bill, bonding bill and more.
Talking Points: Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka On Hearings Over Recent Looting In The Twin CitiesIts been just over a month since George Floyd's death and the violent looting that went on for days afterword.
Talking Points: MN GOP Chair Jennifer Carnahan Talks Trump Rally, His Reelection BidPresident Trump's rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma over the weekend was the kickoff of his reelection bid -- and Minnesota is one of the states he hopes to win this time. Here’s Esme Murphy’s talking points.
Talking Points: MDH Infectious Disease Director Discusses Mysterious Illness Linked To COVID-19 In ChildrenAs COVID-19 numbers continue to climb in Minnesota, the state has issued an advisory of a mysterious illness that has been linked to the coronavirus in children.
Talking Points: Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Opens Up About Losing Her Brother To COVID-19As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to grow in Minnesota, the office of Gov. Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan are continuing their efforts to monitor and prevent the spread of the disease.
Talking Points: Sheriff Dave Hutchinson Discusses Hennepin County's COVID-19 Safety ProtocolsSheriff Dave "Hutch" Hutchinson was a guest on WCCO Sunday morning.
Talking Points: Minn. Education Commissioner Talks Bandwidth Issues For Distance LearnersJust about everyone you talk to, families, students and teachers will tell you that online learning is no substitute for being in the classroom. That's especially true for Minnesotans without access to high-speed internet.