Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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Political challengers proposed debating incumbents. Incumbents pared down the challengers' lists. The governor sat motionless as two buckets of ice were dumped on him.
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson promises to plant more flowers.
Jeff Johnson was 8 years old when Mark Dayton got involved in government, working for then-U.S. Sen. Walter Mondale.
It is one thing for defeated politicians to back their conqueror, but quite another for rank-and-file supporters to do the same.
A Republican with greater Minnesota roots who is a Hennepin County commissioner won the governor nomination Tuesday in his party's primary election.
Well-financed Mike McFadden won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Tuesday's Minnesota primary election, and is set to face U.S. Sen. Al Franken in the Nov. 4 election.
Minnesota emergency services personnel will be trained and equipped in a few years to deal with oil train disasters, but the governor worries about what could happen before then.
Minnesotans should not need to wait in long lines at today's primary election. With a few exceptions where local races are exciting voters, low turnout is predicted despite two hotly contested statewide races.
U.S. House candidates knew what to say to Minnesota farmers during a Wednesday forum, but disagreed about who would be best to deliver the message to Congress.
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Republicans want to link U.S. Sen. Al Franken with President Barack Obama, who is not popular among many farmers. College Republicans have begun making that point...