Minnesota Democrats Happy With Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling

Minnesota Democrats wasted no time to begin cheering the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision this morning to reject a federal gay-marriage ban.

Minnesotans Of Today To Remember Those Who Died In Civil War

Minnesota soldiers gave their lives on July 2, 1863, in the Civil War’s Battle of Gettysburg to buy fellow Union troops a few minutes, and up to 100 Minnesotans plan to remember the sacrifice during a battlefield visit next week.

Suburban Zellers In Governor Race

By Don Davis Former Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Zellers Sunday used a Maple Grove suburban setting to emphasize his middle-class roots and announce he is running for Minnesota governor. During brief remarks, he emphasized his rural North Dakota upbringing and said he would love to lure business to Minnesota from his home state. Zellers became…
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Political Notebook: Political Bedfellows Combine To Defeat Farm Bill

By Don Davis Strange political bedfellows who disagree on about everything combined to slap down the U.S. House farm bill. Republicans who want a smaller federal budget and Democrats who want more money spent on food stamps joined in the 234-195 defeat. It is something being seen more and more in politics as political extremes…
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Farm Bill Likely Will Come Back

U.S. House agriculture leaders will try, try again to pass a five-year farm bill.