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DFL Gubernatorial Primary Looms Despite Swanson Not Running

CD2 DFL Gubernatorial Candidates Forum

‚ÄúThere will be a primary and I’ll defend my endorsement in it,” said Rep. Tim Walz after former St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said he hadn’t decided yet if he would abide by the DFL gubernatorial endorsement process. Continue Reading →

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Executive Council Considers DNR Mineral Leases Request

Protesting Polymet Mining in Duluth

At 3 p.m. today Minnesota’s Executive Council, including Governor Mark Dayton, Attorney General Lori Swanson, and other elected officials, will meet to consider the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ request to approve issuance of 77 non-ferrous metallic minerals leases. Continue Reading →

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Minnesota Fights MCCL Attempt To “Gut” Campaign Finance Law

MN Solicitor General Alan Gilbert

Corporations may now have the right to spend money on political advertising, but do you have the right to know that they are spending it? A federal court is considering an appeal that the Minnesota Solicitor General says could “gut” the disclosure provisions in Minnesota’s campaign finance law. Continue Reading →

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