An MPR-Pioneer Press poll shows a nearly-even split over whether the budget surplus should be returned or spent.
Republicans and Democrats team up, and lob a political grenade over to the Senate.
Everybody thought a Ventura administration would be interesting. Everybody was right.
"Pie attacks" on politicians are changing the atmosphere at the Capitol.
Common Cause says the link between contributions to Ventura and jobs he handed out can't be ignored.
Ventura espousing Democratic principles. Republicans are feeling left out.
Martin Kaste travels to Washington with Governor Ventura, and finds out why the governor likes the DC press corps better.
Flap over "Irish" comment masks extent of behind-the-scene political battles at the Capitol.
On the defensive at the Capitol, Ventura finds campaign atmosphere still exists on Main Street.
With the state ready to give back more money, some taxpayers aren't claiming what's already been returned.
Once his voting base, college students turn on Governor Ventura at Capitol protest.
Senate approves sales-tax rebate. But don't plan to spend the money yet.
Ventura gets high grades for reform-minded budget.
Here's a comparison of the various rebate plans at the Capitol.
The legislative lines are drawn for a battle over how lawmakers will return the budget surplus to Minnesotans.