The debates themselves would be familiar to anyone who has seen the candidates before — with one exception: the verbal free-for-all between Minnesota attorney general candidates Doug Wardlow and Keith Ellison.
Opinion polls consistently show that the vast majority of Americans, regardless of political background, believe the government needs to do more to fight the opioid epidemic.
Pundits and other political figures turned to the two-term senator as a bright spot in a day otherwise defined by pain, anger and concerns over a deteriorating civic process.
In the era of Trump, Senate Democrats have been frequently chastised by the party’s progressive base for perceived failures in resisting the president and Sen. Mitch McConnell’s GOP majority.
Our weekly roundup of notable 2018 election reporting from Greater Minnesota.
Smith’s attempting to walk a fine line on mining in northern Minnesota. Her critics aren’t having it.
In her endorsement speech, Housley called U.S. Sen. Tina Smith a member of the “metro area liberal elite,” and “a senator who has done nothing but stand in the way of President Trump.”
Advocates for third-party ticket booking sites are worried that vague legislative language could put them in an impossible position.
There are two Senate seats on Minnesota ballots this fall, but don’t expect to hear much about one of them.
That bill hasn’t received formal committee consideration yet, but Facebook is implementing a lot of the legislation’s provisions on its own — and is also supporting passage of the legislation.
Liberian residents of the U.S. had been protected under two programs for 27 years. Thanks to a decision by Trump, that’s coming to an end.
Many progressives are howling at what they see as an epic collapse of political will by Senate Democrats.
Emmer’s bill is so narrowly tailored to Minnesota interests that it almost requires a Minnesota sponsor in the upper chamber. But Franken has already come out against it, leaving all eyes on Amy Klobuchar.
Paired with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for the debate, Klobuchar was assigned, and played, the role of the moderate liberal.
On the first day of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, fairgoers were full of gratitude for their elected representatives.
2018 will be a monumentally important midterm election for Democrats: It’s their first chance to put President Donald Trump and the GOP to the test at the ballot box.
Our post-show survey once again showed Sen. Amy Klobuchar to be a favorite of the MinnRoast crowd.
Though Republicans and Democrats alike have sounded concern over what’s been happening — and conceded it’s not normal — they’ve diverged in some key ways.
Klobuchar says she feels the progressive base’s pain. But governing demands a different set of priorities.
Minnesotans are turning up the pressure on their representatives.