Ettinger cruised to victory in the DFL contest, while Finstad eked out a 388-vote win over state Rep. Jeremy Munson in a race that pitted a candidate backed by the Republican establishment against a prospective member of the House Freedom Caucus.
Dozens of lawmakers introduced bills overhauling or updating the 2012 STOCK Act that currently governs lawmaker transactions and public disclosure.
There are nine GOP candidates and seven Democrats vying to advance to the Aug. 24 special election.
Wild times in D.C. with abortion hearings, a baby formula shortage, passage of domestic terror bill, and Cuban restrictions lifted.
Justin Greiss left the group Young Americans for Liberty after allegations of sexual misconduct.
Munson is one of the front-runners in the special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn. But he also faces intense opposition from many of his fellow GOP legislators.
With Speaker Nancy Pelosi determined to win House approval of the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act this week, talks began Monday with recalcitrant Democrats like Omar, who represents Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District.
Continued fallout from the SCOTUS leaked draft, some big endorsements for congressional districts and Emmer tries to protect freedom of speech.
Minnesota delegation responds to the SCOTUS draft, a sprint to the finish in CD1 and Rep. Dean Phillips fights for elderly entrepreneurs.
Congressional hopeful weighs in on the alleged human rights abuses by MPD, Rep. Tom Emmer supports Minority Leader McCarthy despite a past betrayal and Rep. Angie Craig tries to do something about our gas prices.
The CD1 race heats up, Stauber and Biden agree for once and Dean Phillips wants younger leaders in the House.
The treasurer may spend campaign committee money on winding down expenses, which can include paying committee staff, buying nominal gifts for non-family members and donations to charitable organizations.
Attorney and GOP activist Matt Benda has reported raising the most among all 1st Congressional District candidates so far.
President Biden vs. inflation, Angie Craig tries to ban members of Congress from owning stocks and Pete Stauber on Minnesota police departments.
Biden extends the student loan payment moratorium, Rep. Tom Emmer wants to rein in government spending and Rep. Dean Phillips tries to resuscitate the Restaurant Revitalization Fund.
President Joe Biden announced last week that the U.S. would accept 100,000 refugees from Ukraine. But that won’t happen right away.
This week in Washington news: SCOTUS news, the CD1 special election, and, of course, the latest about orgies and cocaine.
At the Olmsted County GOP convention, candidates were allowed to give the political equivalent of a “Shark Tank” pitch to the party faithful.
The District may be beautiful this week, but politics are still ugly — in Washington this week, we’ve got SCOTUS hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, good news for the GOP and the return of the earmark.
“My daughters both have beautiful, natural, curly hair. This (CROWN) is part of our fight to be fully recognized as equal human beings.” – Rep. Ilhan Omar, co-sponsor of the federal CROWN Act