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Gov.-elect Tim Walz's success hinges on whether the vigorous approach and penchant for pragmatism he brought to the campaign trail can win over the Republican lawmakers whose votes he needs.
The Walzs, who have a 17-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son, said they are considering moving into the governor's residence in St. Paul but are unsure of the timing.
Ken Martin has been the chairman since 2011.
The victory gives Democrats four more years in the governor's office following two terms by Gov. Mark Dayton.
Midterm victories could turn on reactivating passions that drove president's win in 2016.
Turnout will be the key factor in so many ways on Election Day.
In days, Minnesotans will choose one of the two to replace DFL Gov. Mark Dayton, who is retiring after two terms.
A long, contentious regulatory review ends with permits for the huge copper-nickel mine.
Issues like taxes, health care, education and roads are at the top of the to-do list for Minnesota’s next governor. But whoever wins the race…
Pete Stauber once used his St. Louis County e-mail to seek damaging information about Rep. Rick Nolan's voting history and forwarded damaging information about another potential opponent to a GOP operative in Washington, according to e-mails released by the county.