Planners for the Republican National Convention in St. Paul soon will announce a giant “nonpartisan” civic celebration to be held during the Sept. 1-4 event. Read more…
The battle for convention bloggers continues on the national political scene.The Democratic National Convention Committee announced today that established (and credentialed) bloggers will be allowed to sit with their state delegations at the party’s
With his new book hitting shelves today, our recently reclusive ex-governor is returning to the public spotlight. Read more…
Sen. Amy Klobuchar continues to enjoy widespread support among Minnesotans, according to a new 5 Eyewitness News/SurveyUSA News Poll released by KSTP-TV.
An ad supporting Sen. Norm Coleman that is currently getting heavy play in Minnesota is not a product of his re-election campaign, as I stated earlier today in a Political Agenda item. Read more…
Two Twin Cities area assistant superintendents have been named as finalists for the top school job in the White Bear Lake district.
Is Sen. Norm Coleman going to bring back the Independent Republican Party?
On Saturday, political newcomer Brian Davis, a Mayo Clinic physician, won the Republican Party’s endorsement for the 1st District congressional seat. Davis defeated Rep. Randy Demmer in the endorsement fight.
BOMA, one of the key groups working for the betterment of downtown St. Paul, is again looking for a new president.
Minnesota’s top elected Democrat is expected to get off the fence and endorse the Illinois Senator as part of a Congressional mini-wave.
By most counts, Elwyn Tinklenberg is leading Bob Olson in the race for DFL endorsement in the 6th Congressional District. The winner will take on Republican incumbent Michele Bachmann in November. Read more…
As expected, the University of California system named Mark Yudof president Thursday. Yudof is former president of the University of Minnesota. Read more…
In a Strib op-ed piece this morning, a St. Paul doctor complains that MinnesotaCare’s 2-percent provider tax was sold as health care-only, but Gov. Tim Pawlenty would drain the fund balance to forestall tax hikes and other program cuts. Read more…
Congress, Bush administration are at odds on the size of the multi-billion-dollar Farm Bill, but give each other more time to compromise.
National Republicans to get fat tome with big savings.
The Congressional candidate’s anti-dog platform (keeping pooches out of outdoor cafes) alienates at least one voter.
One day after U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman’s campaign kickoff, protesters will hand out anti-war lawn signs in his neighborhood.
Minnesota will soon get a look at a 1776 copy of the Declaration of Independence – but you’ve probably never seen anything like it. Here’s a look.
Three Minnesota tribes will split nearly $600,000 to research hot-button environmental topics.
Minnesota’s top court looks awfully familiar.