Question For Dayton And Johnson? Email It In

Minnesotans who cannot talk to governor candidates in person may suggest questions that they could answer at an Oct. 8 debate. Forum News Service is accepting emails at debate@forumcomm.com from people who have questions for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton or Republican challenger Jeff Johnson. They will be considered for a debate the news service is…
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McFadden, Franken Mine For Greater Minnesota Votes

The most-discussed greater Minnesota issue in the race between U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden, by far, is whether to allow a nickel-copper mine to open in northeastern Minnesota.

Political Chatter: Campaigns Deliver Urgent Messages

By Don Davis It is breathless time for political campaigns. In what reminds one of an old-time messenger trying to catch his breath when delivering urgent news, the campaigns fit in as much drama as possible during this time of a campaign. The term “breaking” is used in many an email subject line, followed by…
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Direct Farmer Payments Out, New Safety Net In

Complex is about to replace controversial in federal farm policy.

Klobuchar Does Not Want Attorney General Job

By Don Davis U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had not yet announced his resignation Thursday when U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s name came up as a possible replacement, although she quashed such speculation hours later. “I intend to continue my work for the people of Minnesota as their senator,” Klobuchar said. “We have a lot of…
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