His opponent, third-district Republican Erik Paulsen, has a reputation for dodging constituents with differing opinions. Phillips seems committed to the opposite approach.
Manafort conviction; Cohen guilty plea; California GOP rep. indicted for misuse of campaign funds; new tariffs; and more.
Candidates from both parties are already accusing each other of being tools of big business, lobbyists, and urban elites, propped up by swampy dark money.
This week in Washington, all eyes were finally, righteously, on the great state of Minnesota, which held its primaries for a critical midterm election on Tuesday.
Instead of a victory lap for the Democratic old guard, Tuesday’s results instead looked like a rebuke of it: In key races around the state, primary voters selected young and diverse faces to pick up the party’s banner.
In other congressional primaries, Joe Radinovich cruises to victory in the CD8 DFL primary, and Jim Hagedorn triumphs in the CD1 GOP contest.
Many Minnesota farmers are running out of patience with Trump and his tactic of using tariffs to compel trading partners to accept terms more favorable to the U.S. Others are inclined to give him a long leash.
From governor to St. Paul Ward 4, a look at the dynamics of the races on the ballot Tuesday.
In Minnesota, a bunch of politicians showed up in a field in western Minnesota to talk about how important farmers are to them.
Carla Nelson and Jim Hagedorn are locked in a tough, bitter and personal fight for the Republican nomination to represent southern Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District.
Among the five U.S. Senate hopefuls and eight U.S. House candidates, Trump’s rhetoric and record on everything from trade to immigration to infrastructure dominated the discussion.
Franken’s maybe return; Vin Weber’s Manafort connection; tax-cut for the rich; and more.
No race to the left is playing out among the primary field: the leading candidates are all already there.
Duluth pols call for Nolan resignation; Speaker Ryan defends Rep. Lewis; tariff talk; and more.
The recordings made national news, but they struck familiar chords for Minnesotans who watched Lewis’ 2016 election.
Swanson’s campaign spokesperson accused the women who talked to MinnPost of being motivated by politics.
Multiple sources spoke to MinnPost about what they considered the congressman’s outdated attitudes toward sexual harassment in the workplace.
Former Nolan staffers remain disturbed over the way Jim Swiderski’s behavior was handled by the congressman and his most trusted lieutenants.