Politics

What will happen in the toss-up race in MN’s District 7?

  Congressman Collin Peterson (DFL) angles his single engine Beechcraft Bonanza plane looking for ducks. It's a common Friday routine, as he flies himself home...

Legislators Finally Pass a $2 Billion Bonding Bill

  Story published: October 19, 2020 For months, even years, lawmakers have toured the state to hear community concerns before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. More than $5 billion...

COVID-19 hits the Midwest hard. Now what?

  Story published: October 13, 2020 Governor Tim Walz convened a discussion with COVID-19 survivors and healthcare professionals to try to humanize the numbers behind the unprecedented pandemic. State health...

Trump returns to Minnesota. Does that mean the politics of the...

  Story published: October 5, 2020 President Donald Trump tested positive for the coronavirus the day after visiting Minnesota, where he met with Republican legislative leaders and...

A Former Minnesota Judge Remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  As Washington, D.C., and the world mourn the passing of the second woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, people everywhere are remembering...

Sheila Webb Brings Her Own Folding Chair

Shirley Chisholm once said, “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” I took that literally and moved forward...

Firsts for Everyone: A Timeline of the First Minnesota Women to...

Through the hard work of many, we won the right for women to vote. With the right to vote came power to make a...

Why This Muslim Doctor Is Taking A Break from Rural America

  Just two years ago, Dr. Ayaz Virji, an acclaimed bariatric specialist, made headlines from his home in rural Minnesota. The chief doctor at the local...

Trump & Biden Make History By Visiting Minnesota on the Same...

  Story published: September 21, 2020 It hasn't happened before: Both presidential candidates visited the state on the same day. Republican President Donald Trump and former...

Minnesota – and the Rest of the Nation – Faces an...

  Story published: September 15, 2020 A historic number of people is expected to vote by mail this November 2020, yet a top election official says...