ROCHESTER, Minn. - Former Vice President Walter Mondale underwent heart surgery Wednesday, four days after his wife's funeral.RELATED CONTENT
WASHINGTON – A pipeline company promises it will ship more propane to the Midwest and Northeast.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House and Senate plan separate hearings on railroad safety after a series of derailments produced a flood of safety concerns. A Senate committee plans a Thursday hearing, while one in the House will be Feb. 26.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Debate about online gambling already is hot, but it just got spicy.
ST. PAUL – Straw polls seldom accurately predict who will win an election months away, but Minnesota Republican activists who cast votes during Tuesday night’s precinct caucuses did not vote in vain.
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Republicans gave U.S. Senate candidate Julianne Ortman and governor candidate Marty Seifert bragging rights at Tuesday night's precinct caucuses.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Minnesota Republicans appeared to have given Julianne Ortman the edge for U.S. Senate in an early snapshot of this year’s campaigns, but Tuesday night they were not so clear on who they favor for governor.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Republicans appeared to favor Marty Seifert in the governor's race and Julianne Ortman in the U.S. Senate contest as thousands attended Tuesday night precinct caucuses around the state.
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton has expanded a financial aid program to help more low-income Minnesotans to afford to heat their homes.
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton did not look far to find a new running mate. He announced this morning that his chief of staff, Tina Flint Smith, will replace Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon on this year's ballot.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - The new year could be one of government reform. Minnesota legislative Republicans and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton agree reforming is a top priority, but they may differ on just what that means and how to get there.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Democrats make it clear they blame Republicans for rising property taxes, and will do that even louder in next year’s campaigns.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Many around the Capitol don’t quite understand why temperatures are dipping into the 30s: It can’t be fall already. With the July government shutdown and now the increasingly frantic stadium debate, this has been a strange and busy non-election year.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - A Minnesota House Republican promises that a property tax change that especially hurts rural Minnesota will be repaired next year.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – This year will go down as one of the most contentious in Minnesota government history, so exceptions to that attitude are notable. The first exception started out as yet another controversy.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - This year started with Minnesota political leaders emphasizing the need to create jobs, but the state’s deficit problem sidetracked much of that talk.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - Democratic-Farmer-Laborites aren’t taking it easy on Tim Pawlenty just because he’s from Minnesota.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Fifty-four Republicans serving their first year in the Minnesota Legislature face their first end-of-session circus, and no one knows just how they will react.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - The most-heard comment around the Minnesota Capitol these days is: “I don’t see how we get there.”RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton puts the need for Minnesota to fund public works projects up there with flood fighting.RELATED CONTENT