For his encore, Marty Seifert doesn’t want to talk as much about politics. The former Republican House minority leader launched his second bid for the governor’s office on Thursday, more than three years after activists denied him endorsement in the 2010 race. At kickoff events, he highlighted his work with the Avera Marshall Foundation and selling real estate in the years since that failed campaign.Read More »
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St. Peter DFLer played key role on Vikings stadium, other sensitive issues.
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Leaders from all four legislative caucuses are spending the waning days of the 2012 campaign barnstorming key districts around the state.
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Senate Districts 2 and 4 in northwest Minnesota form a band that stretches from Moorhead to the Northwest Angle on the Canadian border. Along that path lie a few legislative races that figure to have an impact on the larger partisan tussle for control of the state House and Senate.Read More »
Though the ink has long since dried on the Minnesota Vikings stadium legislation, there is still sufficient action on several stadium-related fronts to keep Vikings lobbyists employed for the foreseeable future.Read More »
Three sitting GOP legislators from the western Twin Cities suburbs face tough primary contests next week.
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Politics in Minnesota and Capitol Report are proud to announce the winners of our Leaders in Public Policy awards for 2012.
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It’s not uncommon for a legislator or two to announce their retirements after the end of session. But 2012 has seen more last-minute departures than many political pros can ever recall.
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