STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Democrats face property tax campaign issue in 2014
By Don Davis
Democrats for years blamed Republicans for forcing local governments to raise property taxes.
But now that Democratic-Farmer-Laborites control the Minnesota Legislature and the governors ... Posted on 11/25/13 at 9:05 AM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK Special Election Preparation
By Fargo Public Schools Business Manager Broc Lietz
Preparations are underway currently for a special election which will be held on March 11, 2014. This election will be for the sole purpose of deter... Posted on 10/29/13 at 4:14 PM
REPUBLIC INSIDER Meet the next senator from South Dakota
It wasn't long ago that South Dakota Democrats were tingling with excitement over the 2014 U.S. Senate race.
Sure, Tim Johnson, who's been the rock of the party these past few years and a dependabl... Posted on 6/12/13 at 7:58 AM
NEW PLATEAUS In the Not-Now
What does it say about Americans that the public is already starting to talk about candidates for president for 2016?
Eckhart Tolle wrote in his book The Power of Now that mankind is threatened by ou... Posted on 2/18/13 at 10:27 AM
THE GAY AGENDA Contents may have settled
The past three months I've really struggled to come up with content, even though I still come up with great titles. Part of the problem was/is that our nation really needs to figure out how to keep gu... Posted on 2/3/13 at 3:11 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Voters in Minneapolis have sent a Somali-American to their City Council for the first time, a sign of the immigrant community's growing strength in the city.
Abdi Warsame took 64 percent of the vote in Tuesday's election, well ahead of incumbent Robert Lilligren.
MINNEAPOLIS — Even with Democratic City Council member Betsy Hodges far out front, the Minneapolis mayoral race remained undeclared Wednesday as election officials undertook a painstaking review of ballots and reallocation of votes under the city's ranked-choice system.
Brian Bakst, Associated Press
, November 06, 2013
MOORHEAD – Mari Dailey has won the open City Council seat in Moorhead’s 1st Ward.
In complete but unofficial results, Dailey took 50 percent of the vote, with 2 of 2 precincts reporting in the city’s 1st Ward, which includes most of north Moorhead.
ST. PAUL – Legislators’ verbal jabs against Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie over his launch of online voter registration turned into a court action Monday as two conservative groups and four Republican legislators filed suit.
BLAINE, Minn. – Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson and state Sen. Julianne Ortman easily won straw polls for Minnesota governor and U.S. Senate during Saturday’s Republican State Central Committee meeting in Blaine.
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