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May 25, 2019
DFL decries omission of emergency insulin provision; GOP cites clerical error
May 25, 2019 - 9:30am
May 9, 2019
Sen. Carrie Ruud
Shutdown looming? DFL, GOP lawmakers trade jabs over stalled budget talks
May 9, 2019 - 10:12am
April 29, 2019
Guest Opinion: Disappointment with omnibus bills in the House
April 29, 2019 - 11:30am
Our Opinion: The cost of mandated paid leave is too much
April 29, 2019 - 8:02am
April 25, 2019
Other Opinion: Demand accountability for IRRR hiring
April 25, 2019 - 9:10am
April 20, 2019
The Minnesota state Capitol. Don Davis / Forum News Service
4 popular Minn. Democratic bills that may not become law this year
April 20, 2019 - 2:56pm
April 14, 2019
Guest Opinion: An assault on pocketbooks
April 14, 2019 - 7:30am
April 13, 2019
Sen. Carrie Ruud
Fraud fallout: Local politicos comment on statewide child care fraud scandal
April 13, 2019 - 5:00am
January 31, 2019
Paul Gazelka
Majority leader says legal weed likely to be voted down in state Senate
January 31, 2019 - 9:00am
December 15, 2018
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (left) shakes hands with Central Lakes College instructor Steve Wenzel. Wenzel is a former 30-year veteran of the Minnesota House of Representatives. Submitted photo
Split government has saved Minnesota from gerrymandering before. It may do so again.
December 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
December 10, 2018
Reader Opinion: Another run for Klobuchar
December 10, 2018 - 2:30am
December 7, 2018
Josh Heintzeman
Heintzeman goes higher: Nisswa lawmaker joins GOP leadership in St. Paul
December 7, 2018 - 5:00am
November 12, 2018
Dust settled and with the 2018 midterms in the books, Minnesota Republican Chair Jennifer Carnahan sees Republican chances improving in 2020 when President Donald Trump returns to the ballot. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Midterm aftermath: State GOP chair talks 2018 election, eyes 2020 races
November 12, 2018 - 11:00am
November 11, 2018
Pete Stauber
8th District red for now — or forever? Redrawn districts in 2022 could upend trend
November 11, 2018 - 6:00am
November 8, 2018
Voters stand in line Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church  in Baxter. According to head election judge Darlene Swedin, the precinct, P-1E, was processing two voters every minute. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
State goes blue, area swings red
November 8, 2018 - 3:00am
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