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.
Talking Points: Rep. Ilhan Omar Discusses New Marriage To Political Consultant Tim MynettAll members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation are running for reelection , including Rep. Ilhan Omar who has risen to national attention as a frequent target of President Donald Trump's twitter feed.
Talking Points: Attorney General Ellison Speaks On Price Gouging, Funerals Amidst COVID-19Attorney General Keith Ellison is asking Minnesotans to report any sign of price gouging.
Talking Points: Nurse At Bethesda Hospital Describes Working In COVID-19 Treatment FacilityOne of the steps Fairview Health took to prepare for the pandemic was to convert Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul into a COVID-19 treatment center. In tonights Talking Points Esme Murphy spoke with a nurse who is working there.
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.