This week in Washington, the president scrambles, Obama debuts, and the legend lives on from the Chippewa on down to the big lake they called Gitche Gumee.
This week from Washington, what will happen to the Affordable Care Act, baseless conspiracy theories from Minnesota’s elected Republicans, and who is this Jake Sullivan guy?
There is a possibility that the court could find the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional due to the mandate that individuals carry health insurance.
A Trump video targeting Florida’s growing Venezuelan American population falsely claimed that Venezuela’s socialist regime wanted Biden to win. But President Nicolás Maduro has said that he opposed both candidates.
The biggest question for Gov. Tim Walz and legislative budget writers is whether Congress will more help to the states, and if so, how much.
This week from Washington, Biden wins Minnesota, Peterson loses his seat, and Smith defeats Lewis.
Peterson has represented the area in Congress for most of the last thirty years.
Four election takeaways.
As in past elections, the Democrat’s victory was driven by votes from the Twin Cities suburbs.
From bellwether Legislature races to congressional district vote totals, here are the things MinnPost writers will be paying attention to as Minnesota starts counting votes Tuesday.
The Third District went over to Democrats in the 2018 election wave. It looks set to stay that way.
This week from Washington, what’s going on in the Second District, the changing Eighth, and McCollum on Trump’s State Department.
The northern Minnesota district used to be reliably Democratic. Now, its Republican representative isn’t running from his party — in fact he’s trying to sound even more conservative.
This week from Washington, Amy Coney Barrett up for a full Senate vote, Collin Peterson wants to go back, and the first MinnPoll (!!).
“Place is becoming a political identity now, ” says the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Cynthia Rugeley.
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.
While precautions around COVID-19 have changed how the so-called ground game is being conducted by political groups in Minnesota this year, they haven’t eliminated it.
Trump abruptly ended all stimulus negotiations on Tuesday afternoon.
In the short term, not much.