Supporters expect the First Step Act could pass the Senate with something like 80 votes — if Majority Leader Mitch McConnell allows it to come up for a vote.
Democratic wave looks wavier; Trump’s cocoon of bitterness; Jason Lewis’ John McCain op-ed; and more.
Some in the media, who had already been buzzing about Klobuchar as a dark horse candidate, went all-in after her decisive win on Election Day.
The candidates who populate the new Democratic majority are hardly all the same kind of Democrat.
With all precincts reporting, Republican Jim Hagedorn had a 1,311 vote lead over DFLer Dan Feehan.
Democratic challengers flipped CD2 and CD3, while Republican Pete Stauber looked set to win CD8. Meanwhile, the First District race was too close to call.
Control of Congress doesn’t hinge on Minnesota’s contested House districts, but it depends on districts like them across the country.
Campaign spending; Minnesota House campaigns; Trump campaigns; some non-campaign stuff.
Sworn in on January 3, Smith faced a tall order: learning how to function in the Senate while gearing up for two grueling elections in three years.
Democrats see CD3 as one of their best opportunities to turn a red seat blue. Meanwhile, incumbent Paulsen thinks voters will back his record.
Jim Hagedorn argues the First is fundamentally Republican district. His DFL opponent, Dan Feehan, emphasizes his biography — military, teaching, government.
Republicans confident in CD8; Trump endorses Paulsen; Feehan has narrow lead over Hagedorn in CD1 poll; Radinovich cuts emotional ad; and more.
In Pete Stauber, the GOP thinks it has finally found the key to breaking DFL dominance of northeastern Minnesota.
Will Republicans remove protections for pre-existing conditions? Will Democrats destroy Medicare?
No matter who the Democratic candidate is, count on Republicans running attack ads linking them with Nancy Pelosi.
The district has seen an eye-popping $7.1 million in advertising spending by outside groups — most if it negative.
Kavanaugh joins the court; Nikki Haley to resign as U.N. Ambassador; Trump moves to boost ethanol use; and more.
Views on Muslims that just a few years ago would’ve drawn rebuke from party leaders are increasingly tolerated — if not outright endorsed.