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More signs that U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is moving toward a presidential run: Sunday she again appeared on "Meet the Press." Last week she scored…
Jim Nobles took the action after public safety officials didn't turn over information on mishandled data.
Bipartisan bills boost penalties for texting and restrict drivers to hands-free devices.
The Cook Democrat was his usual self after the Senate's first floor session last week.
As a legislator and St. Louis County commissioner, he served with pride, humor.
Walz filled out most of his Cabinet after an exhaustive process that included more than 500 applicants.
History suggests presidential elections are both better for Minnesota Democrats and far less volatile than midterms.
Under Carnahan, the GOP lost every statewide race but fought to a draw in congressional races in Minnesota.
State Sen. Tony Lourey will take over Human Services; Sarah Strommen is the first woman appointed to lead the DNR.
Minnesotans entrusted a new crop of elected officials with big jobs in the November election. The next year will be a hugely important proving ground,…