This week from Washington, Amy Coney Barrett up for a full Senate vote, Collin Peterson wants to go back, and the first MinnPoll (!!).
Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination moves forward, political ad spending across Minnesota, and Minnesota likely isn’t the swing state the Trump campaign wants it to be.
Klobuchar has now questioned three Trump nominees to the Supreme Court as a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
This week from Washington, the COVID-19 relief effort stalls, what Trump’s new executive order means for mining in Minnesota and what’s up with Minnesota’s political “power couple”?
This week from Washington, Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s consultant, Rep. Angie Craig’s unusual election and the NRCC again.
This week from Washington, Rep. Tom Emmer runs the show, the mayor of Bemidji talks about Trump’s visit, and why you may have to wait longer for election results.
The death of Second District candidate Adam Weeks has triggered the special election. The House Clerk, Cheryl L. Johnson, will briefly take over constituent services for the office while the seat is vacant.
While publicly disavowing the QAnon conspiracy, Emmer and the National Republican Congressional Committee are still backing candidates that have publicly promoted the fringe theories.
This week from Washington, the agriculture industry wants to keep Collin Peterson right where he is; a House resolution on discrimination; and what Amy Klobuchar is up to.
Klobuchar is one of the few DFLers popular in Greater Minnesota, where Republicans have come to dominate in recent elections.
In former Minnesota Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach, Republicans thought they had found the perfect candidate to unseat the fifteen-term incumbent. The ag industry doesn’t appear to share their enthusiasm.
This week from Washington, Trump’s efforts to win Minnesota, Jason Lewis’ time hawking supplements, and what’s happening with Jim Hagedorn’s office.
Recent cuts at USPS have raised concerns about changes in service — and problems with vote-by-mail.
This week from Washington, big spending in Hagedorn’s office, what’s going on at the RNC and an update on the CD-7 race.
Hagedorn recently made headlines for spending 40% of his congressional office’s annual budget in the first quarter of 2020 — much of it with a firm part-owned by one of his staffers.
Incumbent DFLer Rep. Collin Peterson’s margins of victory have been shrinking in recent elections. Will a better-known, better-funded opponent — and having Trump on the ballot — finally end his congressional career?
This week from Washington, the Democratic convention, Rep. Jim Hagedorn fires his chief of staff and Trump’s new unemployment payments aren’t coming any time soon.
Minnesota officials are still waiting for guidance on how to implement the new program — if it’s even legal.