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.
We’re tracking all the candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate.
Omar’s decisive victory was driven by a progressive turnout machine built over the last decade.
This week from Washington, Omar and Fischbach win their primary races, USPS gets a threat and Kamala Harris is the VP pick for Joe Biden.
Under the federal government’s use-it-or-lose-it constraints, Minnesota cities and counties are quickly finding ways to spend the money.
The wide-ranging debate touched on major issues like the environment, immigration and health care.
This week from Washington, we’re headed off of the unemployment benefits cliff, Motherboard obtains spy plane footage of Minneapolis and a look at the CD-7 race.
After a lengthy convention over Zoom, the party endorsed former Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach. But she now faces four primary challengers, including two-time previous candidate Dave Hughes.
Republicans have yet to come to an agreement inside their own party about what a new coronavirus-relief package should contain. And while it’s likely to contain an extension of the extra unemployment payment, the amount of the payment is expected to be much lower.
Jim Hagedorn votes to keep Confederate monuments up; tons of Fifth District news and a lot of legislation.
Melton-Meaux has been able to raise funds from people who can make large contributions — including a range of local DFL notables who would normally be expected to support the incumbent.
Melton-Meaux’s campaign said they had signed nondisclosure agreements with the firms preventing them from revealing any further information on them.
A quick look at the fundraising in the Fifth Congressional District; Angie Craig passes two bills; and McCollum and Omar push for appropriations for the Twin Cities.
The fate of the two bills is typical in a Congress where the Republican-controlled Senate is wary of giving House Democrats legislative wins in an election year.
The Fifth District primary, Jason Lewis responds to MinnPost’s coverage and Andy Slavitt says something hopeful on COVID-19.
Antone Melton-Meaux says he supported Omar when she first ran for the seat in 2018. Now, he says, voters are ready for someone else.
Lewis called Martin “guilty” and lauded Martin’s killer, George Zimmerman, as a good Samaritan.
The Justice in Policing Act gets a vote; Klobuchar will not be vice president; and all about proxy voting.
The bill was supported by Democrats but received little support from Republicans, whose own police-reform effort was blocked in the Senate the day prior.