Government & Politics

What happens in Minnesota if Obamacare gets struck down by the...

At least 300,000 Minnesotans may lose health coverage if the Affordable Care Act is overturned, which is the entirely possible outcome of a lawsuit...

Republicans begin push for voter ID law even after voters rejected...

Minnesota Senate Republicans, defending a narrow 35-32 majority in the November election, signaled a major push for a new voter ID law in the...

It’s on: Sen. Susan Kent is challenging Sen. Tom Bakk for...

The Senate DFL caucus is nearing what could be a bruising leadership battle — and potentially its first woman leader. State Sen. Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury,...

Lewis stumps for blocking refugee resettlement in Bemidji

BEMIDJI -- On the campaign trail for a U.S. Senate seat, Jason Lewis made a stop in Bemidji Thursday night to host a discussion...

Coolican: Amy Klobuchar and the scourge of the bullying boss

Sen. Amy Klobuchar shared the endorsement of The New York Times with Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week, one of several events indicating a wisp...

Minnesota is projected to lose a seat in Congress. Here’s why...

WASHINGTON — Minnesota is projected to lose a U.S. House seat in the coming years, new data show — a change that would diminish...

Daily Reformer: Warsame leaving the council? Trouble at DHS

Good afternoon! Toddler got a double ear infection so you’re getting your Daily Reformer during his nap. Let it be an epic nap! The mess gets...

Daily Reformer: Happy MLK Day

Good morning and happy MLK Jr. Day. Government is closed for the day, but Daily Reformer is not.  Gov. Tim Walz was at the 30th...

Rep. Dean Phillips: Clean up our campaign finance system

Editor's note: Tuesday is the 10th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court's Citizens United decision.  When I speak to groups visiting Washington, D.C. or...

Measuring progress among black Americans since Dr. King’s death

On Apr. 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back then, over a half century...
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