Recent content from J. Patrick Coolican
The Star Tribune's first election year poll is complete and, all things considered, it was a good series of results for Minnesota Republicans. President Donald…
But many Minnesota voters remain undecided as the crowded race gets started.
For months observers have waited for her to announce a run for governor.
Minnesota is one of a few states that base state taxes on an income figure plucked from the federal filing called "federal taxable income."
If lawmakers do nothing, a complex maze awaits both tax collectors and taxpayers.
A recent report in the Washington, D.C., publication Roll Call speculated about potential Republican candidates in the special Senate race to replace Al Franken and…
By trying to remain in the Senate, Fischbach, a Republican, is helping her party maintain its narrow majority status.
Former U.S. House member Michele Bachmann said on a religious TV program that she is considering running for the U.S. Senate seat Al Franken is vacating.
It was a wild year in Minnesota politics. We lost a U.S. senator in Al Franken, who resigned under the duress of sexual harassment allegations,…
Since Gov. Dayton announced the IT division found that automated systems were flooding phone lines, Minnesotans have heard nothing more.