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April 18, 2018
U.S. Reps. Tim Walz, left, and Collin Peterson of Minnesota talk Aug. 3, 2017, at Farmfest. On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, they spoke against a Republican-written farm bill that they said could cut people off food stamps. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Partisan split threatens federal farm bill
April 18, 2018 - 4:25pm
April 14, 2018
Eighth District DFL congressional candidate Leah Phifer speaks at the DFL district convention in Duluth Saturday, April 14. Phifer was one on five candidates competing for the party's nomination at the convention. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
8th DFL headed to primary: Convention produces no endorsed candidate
April 14, 2018 - 9:51pm
April 4, 2018
Jason Metsa
Mining separates Minn. 8th district DFL candidates
April 4, 2018 - 10:59pm
March 23, 2018
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt listens during a late-February 2018 legislative committee hearing. He says he does not plan to run for higher office. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans look to Washington
March 23, 2018 - 2:40pm
February 19, 2018
Rick Nolan
Where does Nolan's campaign cash go?: Retiring congressman has more than $500K on hand
February 19, 2018 - 6:46pm
February 16, 2018
U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone and his wife, Sheila, campaign from the back of Wellstone's well-known green bus. The beat-up bus was part of his three Senate campaigns. (Photo provided by Wellstone Action)
Capitol Chatter: Wellstone group involved in internal action
February 16, 2018 - 3:17pm
February 12, 2018
Kirsten Hagen Kennedy, running for 8th U.S. Congressional seat
Mayor announces run for Congress in northern Minn.
February 12, 2018 - 9:07pm
February 11, 2018
Rick Nolan
Nolan reflects on retirement, look forward to family time
February 11, 2018 - 7:31am
February 9, 2018
Nolan announcement upends election landscape
February 9, 2018 - 7:44pm
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan announced Friday morning that he is retiring at the end of his fourth term. In this file photo from May of 2014, Nolan gives remarks about the death of former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar at his Duluth office. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to retire from Congress, leaving a legacy of coalition building in fractured district
February 9, 2018 - 7:02pm
February 2, 2018
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith delivers the weekly Democratic address, released on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. She mostly responded to things President Donald Trump said in his State of the Union Speech a few days earlier. Photo taken from Senate Democdratic video
Newly sworn-in Minn. senator says Democrats willing to work 'in good faith' with Trump
February 2, 2018 - 1:15pm
January 27, 2018
Republican governor candidate Phillip Parrish (center), and his campaign team member Mary Frutiger (left), meet Worthington resident Eddy Borgella (right) during the candidate's meet and greet event Thursday evening at Pizza Ranch. (Alyssa Sobotka / The Globe)
Political candidates Parrish, Nelson visit Worthington
January 27, 2018 - 5:03pm
January 26, 2018
Minnesota Rep. Matt Dean watches governor candidate Jeff Johnson after Dean announced he was dropping out of the race to support Johnson. The announcement came Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, less than two weeks before Republican precinct cauces attenders will vote in a straw poll for governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Caucuses important step in political process
January 26, 2018 - 11:10am
January 22, 2018
For dreamers, budget vote a nightmare
January 22, 2018 - 5:25pm
January 12, 2018
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee holds a hearing during the 2017 FarmFest in southwestern Minnesota. Members listened to the public's thoughts about what should be in a new farm bill due for debate in 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
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