In the wake of last month's defeat of the marriage amendment, DFL leaders seem less than enthusiastic about getting a marriage equality bill passed this session. Senate Majority Leader-elect Tom Bakk, for instance, says he wants his caucus to focus on economic issues, not divisive social ones, when ... More >>
When Gov. Mark Dayton said he wasn't going to draw his salary if and when there's a state government shutdown beginning July 1, and Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch followed suit, we wondered who in the House and Senate might jump on the bandwagon They and Dayton could be responsible for layi ... More >>
The brightest stars and dimmest hacks in the Capitol
Here is the final hour--save for a brief gap while the videotape was being replaced--of the Minnesota House testimony on the Twins stadium bill, after all the amendments had been considered.
Can the St. Paul mayor rebound from an awful primary showing?
A longtime antismoking advocate just says no to billboards
Jesse lit the fire. Now a group of legislators prepare to feed the unicameral blaze.
Six minor-party contenders for governor promise to bring back the primo dime-bag, turn the governor's mansion into a flophouse, tax water, get big brother out of your bedroom, ditch the nukes, and reveal the secrets of gravity-defying hair.
Citing growing health problems, Dakota residents at Prairie Island ask the Legislature for help in relocating away from the nuclear waste on their reservation.
It's Candidates vs. delegates: Who's milking who in the DFL endorsement process?
Seducing away well-connected legislative staffers who work on energy issues is part of what Sen. John Marty calls NSP's "record of undue influence."