Most polls show majority support for Gov. Tim Walz’s handling of the pandemic. But there are big differences when it comes to how the response is viewed among Twin Cities voters and how it’s seen in the suburbs and Greater Minnesota.
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.
A campaign mailer opposing a GOP state senator ties the lawmaker to eliminating protections for those with pre-existing conditions. The evidence? Tweets sent by the Republican Party of Minnesota.
Other issues, like the importance of addressing climate change or concern about COVID-19, revealed clear partisan splits.
The poll also found a close contest in Minnesota’s Senate race between Sen. Tina Smith and Jason Lewis.
There are just two weeks left before Election Day.
The state’s Office of Management and Budget says actual tax collections have been better than initially predicted when COVID-19 hit Minnesota.
The Senate’s approval of the $1.9 billion legislation on Thursday marked the end of a strange, months-long process, one that involved five special sessions and a lot of discussions over things that had very little to do with public construction projects.
On paper, the contest between DFLer Kent Eken and GOP nominee Mark Larson for a crucial Moorhead-area state Senate seat should be competitive. So why has the race been so quiet?
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.
The Walz campaign’s frantic appeals offer a case study in modern campaign fundraising tactics, with perpetual requests that play on emotion, partisanship and the pressure of (sometimes fake) deadlines.
Trump’s retreat from the Minnesota airwaves, a very competitive Senate race (south of the border); and more.
Two DFLers asked to be removed from a list of more than 120 candidates who said they would fight efforts to mirror regulations written by other states, including the California rules Gov. Tim Walz hopes to adopt on cleaner-burning cars and electric vehicles.
House Speaker Melissa Hortman anticipates at least six Republicans to support the deal when it comes to a vote Wednesday.
Each week until Election Day, we’ll put together a list of upcoming political debates, candidate appearances and other key campaign events for the week ahead.
The short answer is: it’s complicated.
123 legislative candidates have signed on to a pledge, circulated by the Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association, opposing the Walz administration’s plan to follow California’s Clean Cars rules.
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.