Politics

Fight over state auditor’s job snarls budget deal

It seemed like the hard negotiations were done. Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP leaders reached a tentative deal Monday on key pieces of the state budget, ... Read more | Add your comment

Before special session, a few details remain

The day after reaching agreement on education funding, GOP legislative leaders and representatives of Gov. Mark Dayton were deep into the detail questions they’ll have ... Read more | Add your comment

Democrat Sanders campaigns in Iowa

Democrat Sanders campaigns in Iowa

KENSETT, IOWA — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders encouraged a crowd of more than 200 people on Saturday to stand up and say, “Enough is ... Read more | Add your comment

Legislator seeks new fixes to revenge porn

“Revenge porn is a specific type of crime that needs its own law,” Lesch said Friday. “It can’t crawl under the parameters of a catch-all ... Read more | Add your comment

Dayton gives on pre-K plan but still no budget deal with GOP

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton abandoned his priority plan for a new statewide pre-kindergarten program Friday but remained at odds with GOP lawmakers over ... Read more | Add your comment