Can We Trust Election Polls?In the week before Nov. 8, 2016, many of the polls showed Hillary Clinton ahead. After a win by Donald Trump, that had some questioning whether they should even trust polls anymore, Heather Brown reports (2:21). WCCO 4 News at 10 - Oct. 29, 2018
Election Security: Why Minnesota Is More Secure Than Other StatesThis morning on The Politics Show, WCCO's Pat Kessler and Esme Murphy discussed past election meddling and what makes Minnesota more secure than other states (1:11). WCCO 4 News At 10 – Oct. 28, 2018
The Politics ShowPat Kessler and Esme Murphy bring you up to date on local and national politics (23:25). WCCO The Politics Show -- Oct. 28, 2018
Early Voting Continues Brisk Pace In MinnesotaEarly voting is shattering records in Hennepin County and across the state for a midterm election. Statewide early voting turnout is up 145 percent compared to the 2014 midterm election, Esme Murphy reports (2:15). WCCO 4 News At 5 – Oct. 25, 2018
Trump Campaigning For Scott Walker In Rural WisconsinPresident Donald Trump is in Mosinee, Wisconsin Wednesday, campaigning for Scott Walker and Leah Vukmir, Esme Murphy reports (2:32). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Oct. 24, 2018
Ranking How Easy It Is To Vote In Each StateLess than 2 weeks until the mid-term election. Now, new research from Northern Illinois University ranks the states based on how easy it is to vote. (2:39) WCCO Mid-Morning – Oct. 24, 2018
Minnesota Republican Candidates Getting Boost From TrumpIt's countdown to Election Day with just two weeks to go and there's an increase in visits from political heavy hitters, Esme Murphy reports (2:58). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Oct. 22, 2018
Country Experiencing Uprising Of Young VotersBoth the Democratic and Republican parties say they're seeing a surge of enthusiasm and engagement among people ages 18 to 24 (1:14). WCCO 4 News At 5 – Oct. 22, 2018
Candidates In Midterm Elections Square Off In DebateCandidates in key midterm elections squared off in a three-hour debate Sunday night, Angela Davis reports (1:53). WCCO 4 News Weekends - Oct. 21, 2018
Ellison's Petition To Keep Divorce Records Sealed DeniedIn the race for Minnesota's Attorney General, a judge has ruled to open the divorce records of Democratic candidate Keith Ellison, Amelia Santaniello reports (:47). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Oct. 16, 2018
State Representative Says She Was Attacked While CampaigningRepublican Representative Sarah Anderson of Plymouth says she tried to stop a man from damaging campaign signs, Pat Kessler reports (2:49). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Oct. 15, 2018
The Politics Show: October 14, 2018Pat Kessler and Esme Murphy talk all things Minnesota politics with midterm elections less than a month away (19:39). The Politics Show - October 14, 2018
Poll Shows Dead Heat In Minnesota's 8th District MatchupMinnesota's 8th District matchup is one of the most competitive races in the country and could help decide who controls Congress, Esme Murphy reports (2:08). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Oct. 11, 2018
Trump: Kavanaugh Investigation Will Turn Up NothingPresident Donald Trump said his administration isn't placing restrictions on the FBI's probe of his Supreme Court nominee, Mola Lenghi reports (1:48). WCCO 4 News Weekends - Sept. 30, 2018
National Register To Vote Day Visits College CampusesAccording to the Secretary of State's office, more than 52,000 eligible voters have signed up since the first of the year, Bill Hudson reports (2:17). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Sept. 25, 2018
Talking Points: Angie Craig Looks Toward Rematch In 2nd DistrictThe rematch between Congressman Jason Lewis and Angie Craig is ranked as a toss-up, Esme Murphy reports (1:43). WCCO 4 News Weekends - Sept. 23, 2018
Kavanaugh Facing 2nd Claim Of Sexual MisconductDeborah Rodriguez, a former Yale classmate, alleged he exposed himself and thrust his penis in her face during a drunken dormitory party, Angela Davis reports (:41). WCCO 4 News Weekends - Sept. 23, 2018
Election Year Spending Looks To Break Minnesota's RecordMinnesota politics are on track to shatter a record for most dollars spent by candidates and political groups hoping to win over voters in the Gopher State, Esme Murphy reports (2:10). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Sept. 18, 2018
Trump Tweets Support For 7th District Candidate David HughesPresident Trump is throwing his political muscle behind a Minnesota candidate you may have never heard of, Esme Murphy reports (2:54). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Sept. 13, 2018
Parade Accident Lands Candidate, Managers In HospitalsJohn Howe and his campaign manager are recovering from injuries when they were thrown from a parade float on Sunday in Carver, Bill Hudson reports (2:13). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Sept. 10, 2018
WCCO Exclusive: Esme Murphy Talks Abuse Allegations With Keith EllisonIn a WCCO exclusive, Esme Murphy talked with Keith Ellison about allegations of abuse from an ex-girlfriend a day after winning the Democratic primary for Attorney General (16:42). WCCO 4 News - Aug. 22, 2018
Heathcare Topics Important For Kids This ElectionChildren Minnesota's Kelly Wolfe tells Heather and Jason what issues concerning children's healthcare should be important to pay attention to this election season (3:33). WCCO Mid-Morning -- August 22, 2018
Rep. Paulsen Challenges Dean Phillips To 3 Town Hall DebatesA heated debate Tuesday between 3rd District Congressman Republican Erik Paulsen and Democratic challenger Dean Phillips, Esme Murphy reports (2:49). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Aug. 21, 2018
Despite Allegations Against Ellison, DFL Attempts To Show UnityA DFL Unity event to launch the party's fall campaign took a controversial turn on Thursday, Pat Kessler reports (2:19). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Aug. 16, 2018

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