Questions and answers about the recent controversy surrounding legislative candidate Ilhan Omar.
Omar’s upset in Minneapolis was just one of several Tuesday night. But if the election offered any lesson, it was that low-turnout primaries are unpredictable.
To hear what voters were saying, MinnPost went door-knocking with Phyllis Kahn, Ilhan Omar and Mohamud Noor in the final weeks of their primary campaign for House seat 60B.
Mohamud Noor has returned to challenge longtime Rep. Phyllis Kahn for her seat in the Minnesota House, but a third serious candidate has also emerged: former city council aide Ilhan Omar.
After a surprisingly easy victory, the 22-term incumbent said the race helped her reconnect with voters.
Wins by Jeff Johnson and U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden highlight an election that saw less than 10 percent of registered voters cast ballots.
PLUS: Target comes out in support of gay marriage; the Vikings stadium gets a roof; and Phyllis Kahn gets a big endorsement.
After 42 years in office, Rep. Phyllis Kahn faces what might be her toughest race, a primary campaign against Minneapolis School Board member Mohamud Noor.
Hennepin County election officials find no coordinated effort to improperly register voters by Noor campaign.
Thursday was a day of Days in St. Paul, as the godly, the godless and Civil War re-enactors mingled amid violin music and cannon fire.
DFL Rep. Phyllis Kahn says she is sorry for minimizing injuries of a woman who was beaten at the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood caucus.
Mohamud Noor won a majority of delegates in his state House race with incumbent DFL Rep. Phyllis Kahn.
Challenger Mohamud Noor will likely get a bump at the Cedar-Riverside DFL caucus that was halted Feb. 4 after a fight broke out.
City Council member Abdi Warsame’s role in a state House race also swept up City Hall and has fractured the city’s East African political community.
Possible unknown harms from the devices prompt proposals to make Minnesota one of the toughest states on the growing industry.
Settling on the minimum wage; defending Obamacare; mayoral candidate interviews; and more.
Over 300 members and friends of MinnPost gathered at Solera to celebrate the 5th anniversary of MinnPost.
Even if the bills don’t become law, they will be factors in some legislative elections.
The average amount of debt per student nearly doubled to $23,200 between 1996 and 2008.