I first met Klobuchar through his spellbinding words, when he was covering the Minnesota Vikings for the Minneapolis Star.
Unlike so many in political life, he accepted his humanity and fallibility. He seemed to require no special treatment. He even could laugh at himself — and often did.
There were the times when you wanted to smack Sid. And there were times you wanted to hug him.
A new book by Iric Nathanson underscores the fact that a man who seems so quiet — almost shy — on the outside has been a significant player in the events that have shaped our times.
There are thousands of acres of farmland across Minnesota, but there is little room for young people who want to make a living on the farm.
If you look at the electoral map of Minnesota in 2016, it’s possible to conclude that the DFL no longer is a statewide party.
How Minnesota Republicans think the president will change Minnesota Republicanism.
The average worker is heading into retirement with just $38,000 in savings — and that’s among workers with retirement plans. In Minnesota, nearly 40 percent lack access to a plan.
Minnesota is less than two years from an election cycle that could, according to fearful Democrats, make the state’s politics look like Wisconsin’s.
This surplus, according to House Speaker Kurt Daudt, is “a status quo forecast. We should not be congratulating ourselves.’’
As state after state turned red, there were discussions among many of the women at the DFL party, small disputes over what was going wrong.
Painter is a Clinton backer, but he’s supporting her by default, he says. He’s a lifelong Republican who was once the chief ethics lawyer in the George W. Bush administration.
Hillary Clinton’s lead may be growing in Minnesota, but in rural parts of the state, affection for Trump is everywhere you look.
The Green, Libertarian and Independence parties are all gunning for major party status in Minnesota, a designation that carries substantial rewards.
Two years ago, the Republican Party made beating Peterson a cause. It succeeded only in making him mad.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a close friend of Anderson’s, put it this way: “His career comes under the heading, ‘Watch out!’”
On Sunday, 4,800 Allina Health nurses marched off the job to hold a seven-day strike. It’s about more than a health care plan.
Donald Trump and Jesse Ventura have a lot in common, nowhere more so than in how the two deal with journalists.
Smith’s influence in the Dayton administration is unprecedented. And it has created a lot of speculation about her running for governor in 2018.