Jason Lewis, Pam Myhra, David Gerson, John Howe and David Benson-Staebler debate

Read And Watch The MN GOP CD2 Debate-Full Transcript And Video

Read the transcript and/or watch the video as five Republicans running for Minnesota’s only open congressional seat answer questions including how will they say “no” to solve budget problems?

Hunger Strikers to John Kline: Pass Immigration Reform NOW!

Hunger strikers from Fast for Families stood on the steps of the State Capitol Friday as part of a national tour to urge Congress to support immigration reform legislation. Calling on GOP Rep. John Kline to help persuade Speaker of the House John Boehner to allow the Senate immigration reform bill to be voted on in the House, the hunger strikers stood with local politicians, community leaders and activists to push for change.

Today’s UpTake: Dayton Makes the Rounds in D.C.

Minnesota Governor-Elect Mark Dayton is in the nation’s capital today, making the rounds. Dayton will meet with Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, attend a “Mark Dayton for a Better Minnesota Campaign Committee” fundraiser at the home of Patrick Murphy, and grace a holiday party at the White House where he’ll schmooze with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.