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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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...
Four Republican candidates for Minnesota governor struggled to point out differences among themselves to more than 1,000 farmers and agribusiness workers at a Farmfest forum Tuesday, but had no problem criticizing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton for skipping the event.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a storage facility that could ease a second straight winter propane shortage.
ST. PAUL -- Jeff Johnson may feel like other Republican governor candidates are picking on him. In an interview, Johnson made it clear that he was not happy that Scott...
Three of Minnesota's four major Republican governor candidates have office space in the western Twin Cities suburbs, near where they live. But despite the location, each says he would be the best choice for greater Minnesota residents.
ST. PAUL -- Few political observers could have guessed that the hot Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party primary election race would be for state auditor. State auditor? Yes, Democratic candidates for the office...