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Endorsed Gov. Candidates Trail Competitors In Cash Race

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Each political party’s choice to run for Minnesota governor is trailing the competition in the fundraising race.

Campaign finance reports released Friday show former GOP Gov. 118 more words


Reality Check: Pushing Pause On Refugee Resettlement In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The flow of refugees to the United States slowed dramatically since Donald Trump became President and ordered a review of immigration safety and effectiveness. 498 more words


Former AG Mike Hatch Files To Run For His Old Job

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Another Minnesota politician is looking to get his old job back.

Mike Hatch filed Tuesday to run for attorney general, an office he held during the eras of Jesse Ventura and Tim Pawlenty. 127 more words


Dayton Endorses Erin Murphy In Race For Governor

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – After winning the DFL endorsement in the race for governor over the weekend, State Rep. Erin Murphy received Monday an endorsement from the man currently holding the office. 210 more words


Jeff Johnson Prepares For August Showdown With Pawlenty In GOP Primary

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson easily won the endorsement at the GOP Convention in Duluth Saturday night, but now he faces a tougher challenge: a showdown at the August 14 primary with former governor Tim Palwenty. 210 more words


Minnesota DFL, GOP Hold Nominating Conventions

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic and Republican activists are gathering at political conventions over the weekend to pick their favored candidates to replace outgoing Gov. 847 more words


Tim Pawlenty Announces Lt. Gov. Fischbach As Running Mate

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Former Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty made a political splash Thursday in naming Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach as his running mate.

The Pawlenty pick comes just one day before the state Republican Party endorsing convention in Duluth, which the two will not attend. 231 more words