-- Scroll to bottom of this post to watch a live stream of this morning's 8 a.m. Dayton/Johnson debate --Yesterday, New Jersey Governor and Chairman of the Republican Governors Association Chris Christie visited the Twin Cities to campaign with MNGOP gubernatorial challenger Jeff Johnson (and MNGOP ... More >>
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 >>
Days after being laughed at for saying 'I do not do political speech,' Michele Bachmann offered up some very political speech. And you wonder why people found her remark to be worthy of some knee slaps?SEE ALSO:-- Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" belief likely stems from University of Minnesota paper-- ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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.
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 >>
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 >>
Mark Dayton gets help from Tom HornerFor the second time in one week, a new statewide poll shows Democrat Mark Dayton pulling ahead of Republican Tom Emmer in the race for governor. And this time he has a double-digit lead. The numbers from the just-released MPR/Humphrey Institute poll also ... More >>
Mark Dayton, left, leads Tom Emmer, right, in another poll.DFLer Mark Dayton leads Republican Tom Emmer in the race for governor by 9 percentage points in a Star Tribune opinion poll released over the weekend. With one exception, that result continues Dayton's pattern of beating or tying Emm ... More >>
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 >>
Tom Emmer's behind againIf 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 >>
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 >>
Did the paper get suckered by candidate Tom Horner's press machine?
Team Entenza picks up former foe's stafferMatt 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 >>
Emmer breaks early, but it's a long race.The freshly Republican-endorsed Tom Emmer has already taken a lead over his DFL and Independence party opponents in the race to the governor's mansion, according to a SurveyUSA poll paid for by KSTP. In hypothetical races between all three potential D ... More >>
"Relentless" Sutton leading state's GOP out of the wilderness
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.
In the latest poll about Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's job performance, his approval rating hit the lowest level since October 2006.
As a young radical, Norm Coleman protested the Vietnam War. Now his support for the Iraq quagmire may swallow his political career.
Michele Bachmann's recipe for success: Christian piety and not-so-Christian opportunism