A look at the organizations who having filling the airwaves, and the mail, with messages aimed at boosting — and bashing — primary candidates.
Swanson’s campaign spokesperson accused the women who talked to MinnPost of being motivated by politics.
Former Nolan staffers remain disturbed over the way Jim Swiderski’s behavior was handled by the congressman and his most trusted lieutenants.
How quickly has the political landscape changed? So quickly that least two races that were once considered sleepy suddenly became two of the wildest races in the election.
I know because I’ve seen it done before.
The decision of who will pick up the party banner ahead of a crucial 2018 election is about more than who is the best candidate that matches up best against Republican candidate Pete Stauber.
Though Nolan’s reasons for hanging it up were understandable the timing of his announcement surprised people throughout the district.
In a statement released to media, Nolan, 74, said that it was time to “pass the baton” to the next generation of leaders in the 8th District.
Election years can be slow legislatively speaking, but Republicans may feel the pressure to get as much done as they can while they still hold the levers of power in Congress.
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.
In 70 years, northeastern Minnesota has been represented in Congress by just four men. But fractures in the DFL over the future of mining might mean the district is ripe for change.
The issue, which is far from decided, defies traditional partisanship in Minnesota.
Democrats were celebratory, but also wary, of their newfound leverage.
The conservative former talk radio host and the New Deal Democrat and have made for strange political bedfellows.
The congressman, who was about to depart D.C. for the House of Representatives’ two-week Easter recess, said that he will likely make a final decision by the end of the month.
The Range, a Democratic stronghold for generations, went big for Trump in the election. That vote of confidence might be about to pay off.
Whatever the changes to the make up of the 8th Congressional District, Nolan is sticking with organized labor.
The races in Minnesota’s 2nd, 3rd and 8th Congressional Districts are influencing spending in state House and Senate races — and energizing get-out-the-vote efforts.
A recent poll found Rep. Rick Nolan slightly behind challenger Stewart Mills. If Nolan wants to hang on to his seat, he’ll need his voters to show up.
At the kickoff of the election season, health insurance took a backseat to other issues. How things change.