Talking Points: Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey On Life Amid COVID-19In tonight’s Talking Points Esme Murphy offers a perspective from Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.
Talking Points: President of Minnesota Hospital Association Calls On State Legislators To Approve COVID-19 FundingExperts estimate that in a coronavirus outbreak 80% of cases will be relatively mild and patients can be treated on an outpatient basis and will recover at home.
Talking Points: Rep. Jim Hagedorn Talks Cancer Diagnosis, Re-Election EffortOne of the most closely watched congressional races in the country this fall will be in Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District. It’s a swing district where both Republicans and Democrats have recently won. The incumbent this fall is first term Republican Jim Hagedorn.
Talking Points: Law Professor David Schultz Weighs In On Presidential Swing States Ahead Of Super TuesdayIn just ten days Sanders has a chance to catapult into an insurmountable lead when Minnesota and 14 other states go to the polls on Super Tuesday.
Talking Points: House Speaker Melissa Hortman Weighs In On What To Do With Minnesota's Budget SurplusWhat would you do if you suddenly had a whole lot of extra money? That is the situation the state of Minnesota finds itself in with a $1.3 billion surplus.
Talking Points: Former Congressman Jason Lewis Discusses Senate RunLewis believes he will ride a pro-Trump wave to victory over Senator Smith in 2020.
Talking Points: Minnesota's DFL & GOP Party Chairs Weigh In On Voter Privacy Ahead Of PrimaryIn this primary, you will have to tell election officials whether you are voting either in the Republican or DFL primary, whether you vote in person or absentee.
Talking Points: Sen. Tina Smith Weighs In On The Impeachment TrialWith the impeachment trial likely starting Tuesday, the schedule for Congress and the Democratic Presidential campaign will be upended.
Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses $2 Billion Bonding Bill ProposalWe are a month away from the legislative session and Governor Tim Walz is in the midst of rolling out an ambitious agenda for projects and public works that Republicans are already saying is too expensive.
Talking Points: Rep. Ryan Winkler Discusses The Push To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In MinnesotaThe legalization push has a powerful new advocate who will be introducing the bill when the next legislative sessional gets underway in February.
Talking Points: Law Professor David Schultz Discusses Impeachment Process And What Lies AheadThe threat of impeachment may be looming over the President but he has reason to feel optimistic about the final outcome because not a single Republican member of Congress has broken from him.
Sen. Klobuchar Looking For Another Breakout Performance In Next DebateAs the impeachment inquiry moves forward, so does the Democratic race to choose a presidential candidate.
'Bias-Motivated Crime Is Spiking': AG Ellison Lobbies To End Hate CrimesIn these tumultuous times, one issue continues to be the source of division for many Americans: race.
Talking Points: Dr. Ruth Lynfield On The Dangers, Uncertainties Of VapingThe Minnesota Department of Health is continuing to investigate the vaping-related death of a Minnesotan.
Talking Points: Sen. Tina Smith Talks Health Care, 2020 ElectionFrom presidential candidates like Sen. Bernie Sanders, to local politicians, the Minnesota State Fair is the place to make the political scene.