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    November 5, 2012

    11th-hour surprise: Voter ID, marriage amendments both set to fail, says latest polling

    Voter ID has looked like a sure bet to be approved since it first became clear the amendment would be on this year's ballot -- until this weekend.MORE VOTER ID COVERAGE:-- Minnesota Majority wants you to follow buses leaving polling places on election day-- Majority of MN college students favor vote ... More >>

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    September 13, 2012

    Obama up 7 in Minnesota, Klobuchar up 19, says new poll

    SEE ALSO:-- Romney has halved Obama's Minnesota lead since May, says new SurveyUSA poll-- Pro-Romney group will air misleading 'Janesville' ad in Minnesota [VIDEO]Barack Obama has a comfortable, if not insurmountable lead over Mitt Romney in Minnesota, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey ... More >>

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    September 7, 2012

    Obama shouts out Warroad-based, Romney-supporting Marvin Windows [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO:-- Republicans sound the trumpet as Obamacare contributes to St. Jude's Minnesota layoffs-- Ross Murty, deli co-owner, caters for Obama, wears "Gov't Didn't Build My Business" shirt-- Romney has halved Obama's Minnesota lead since May, says new SurveyUSA pollMinnesota went atwitter after Pr ... More >>

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    August 13, 2012

    Longfellow Park Obama threat: Is murdered cat a message for the president?

    SEE ALSO:-- Romney has halved Obama's Minnesota lead since May, says new SurveyUSA poll-- Obama motorcade goes to Bachelor Farmer [VIDEO] [PHOTOS]-- Obama's Minnesota visit comes in wake of dismal jobs reportA burnt, dead cat found in a south Minneapolis park next to a Obama/Biden 2012 lawn sign is ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Mark Dayton and Tom Emmer enter recount territory

    Dayton, left, jumps out to an early lead.​Maybe you were expecting to wake up and see that either Mark Dayton or Tom Emmer was your new governor? Sorry. It looks like 2008 deja vu all over again. The governor's race entered automatic recount territory in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. Al ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Mark Dayton leads second poll in two days

    Emmer, right, trails again.​Two polls in two days maintain the trend: Democrat Mark Dayton is leading Republican Tom Emmer in the governor's race as Election Day approaches. And these most recent results put Dayton's lead outside the margin of error.

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    October 22, 2010

    Mark Dayton again leads Tom Emmer in Rasmussen poll

    Dayton leads, but within the margin of error.​Rasmussen Reports, the most GOP-friendly of the major pollsters, is out with another survey this morning that shows Democrat Mark Dayton leading Republican Tom Emmer in the governor's race.

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    October 15, 2010

    Mark Dayton leads Tom Emmer again in governor's race poll

    Dayton leads Emmer: A pattern.​With one exception in this year's governor's race, DFLer Mark Dayton has outperformed Republican Tom Emmer in every statewide opinion poll. Sometimes he's led by a single percentage point. Sometimes it's been by as much as nine. But the pattern is there, and it ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Mark Dayton barely leads latest Rasmussen poll

    Dayton leads another poll, but not by much.​Rasmussen Reports is out this morning with a poll that shows Democrat Mark Dayton leading the race for Minnesota governor, but the margin is so close it may as well be a tie. A Sept. 24 Rasmussen survey that gave Republican Tom Emmer a hair's breadt ... More >>

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    August 31, 2010

    Tom Emmer fights to a tie in latest governor's race poll

    Mark Dayton and Tom Emmer are even in a new state-wide poll.​Republican Tom Emmer has consistently trailed his Democratic opponents in governor's polls over the past few months. And lately he's been the butt of attacks over his drunken driving convictions and his support from Target. So today ... More >>

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    August 6, 2010

    Tom Emmer trails all Democrats in KSTP/SurveyUSA poll

    Tom Emmer's behind again​If Tom Emmer's support from Target and other Minnesota corporations is helping him in the race for governor, it isn't showing yet. Once again, a statewide poll shows the Republican playing second fiddle to each of the three DFL candidates: Margaret Anderson Kelliher, M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Michele Bachmann forgets Civil War, calls U.S. "nation of slaves"

    ​Wait. We once fought a real Civil War over real slaves owned by white folks who wanted to blow the nation apart rather than relinquish their choke hold on other human beings. And this compares to democratically-approved economic bail outs how, exactly? Oh well, no verbal hand grenade is too ... More >>

  • News

    July 7, 2010

    Pioneer Press poll raises surprising ethics questions

    Did the paper get suckered by candidate Tom Horner's press machine?

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    May 10, 2010

    Paul Thissen staffer moves to Team Entenza

    Team Entenza picks up former foe's staffer​Matt Entenza, one of three candidates left in the DFL gubernatorial primary race, just plucked a staffer from former opponent Paul Thissen. Pam McCrory worked as a field organizer for Thissen, a.k.a. the statehouse's resident boy genius, before Thiss ... More >>

  • News

    August 26, 2009

    Tony Sutton: Savior of Minnesota's Republican Party?

    "Relentless" Sutton leading state's GOP out of the wilderness

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    May 21, 2009

    Could Pawlenty win a third term? Poll shows head-to-head match-ups

    KSTP's latest SurveyUSA poll looks at Gov. Tim Pawlenty's chances against a current list of Democrats hoping to overtake him in the 2010 race for governor.

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    September 5, 2007

    War Torn

    As a young radical, Norm Coleman protested the Vietnam War. Now his support for the Iraq quagmire may swallow his political career.

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    October 4, 2006

    The Chosen One

    Michele Bachmann's recipe for success: Christian piety and not-so-Christian opportunism