There were some developments in the likely recount in the Minnesota governor's race Friday afternoon, and MPR's political editor Mike Mulcahy discussed their significance with host Tomm Crann.
Democrat Mark Dayton announced Friday that he has hired the attorney who led Al Franken's successful recount fight to help in the gubernatorial recount.
Rep. Michele Bachmann said Monday she is willing to compromise on a tax bill and still expects to have a big impact on the next Congress even though she has ended her bid for party leadership.
Minnesota's candidates are wrapping up their last full week of campaigning before Tuesday's elections.
To catch up again on the week's political news, All Things Considered host Tom Crann was joined by Minnesota Public Radio political editor Mike Mulcahy.
MPR News' political editor Mike Mulcahy takes a look back on the week's political stories, including visits by Vice President Joe Biden and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, updates on the 2010 Minnesota race for governor, and more.
MPR News political editor Mike Mulcahy joins All Things Considered host Tom Crann to discuss the week in politics.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer is betting his campaign on whether Minnesotans will accept a state budget for the next two years that cuts spending on higher education, aid to cities and counties and state agencies.
A week after igniting a firestorm over
restaurant worker pay, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Emmer
on Tuesday proposed eliminating Minnesota income taxes on some
Ramsey County officials say they've charged 28 people for illegally voting or registering to vote in the 2008 election and are investigating more than 180 more.
Outgoing St. Paul Police Chief John Harrington is running for the state Senate. Harrington announced last year that he would not seek another term as chief.
Several thousand people packed the Minneapolis Convention Center today see former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's rally for U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and the Minnesota Republican Party.
Governor Tim Pawlenty will lead a trade mission to China and Japan this fall.
DFL legislative leaders say they may try this week to override Gov. Pawlenty's veto of a bill that extends funding for a health care program for some of the state's poorest residents. But the override vote will not come on Monday.
A new poll by St. Cloud State University shows President Obama would defeat Gov. Tim Pawlenty if the 2012 presidential election were held today.
Republican congressman John Kline today was elected the ranking GOP member of the House Education and Labor Committee.