Tom Scheck

Tom Scheck

Reporter
Minnesota Public Radio
tscheck@mpr.org


Tom Scheck covers politics and government for MPR News. He joined MPR in March 2000. He previously worked in Muncie, Indiana as a reporter for Indiana Public Radio from 1996 to 2000. Scheck graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in broadcast journalism and English. He is an avid runner who has finished five marathons, including two finishes at the Boston Marathon. He loves journalism, baseball and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Tom Scheck Feature Archive

Dayton and Johnson debate in Duluth
GOP challenger Jeff Johnson isn't letting up on his criticism that Dayton's people low-balled the health exchange's 2015 increases and that the governor was "lying" about the size of the hikes. (10/24/2014)
Clinton and Franken
Two potential 2016 presidential rivals were in Minnesota Thursday, but not to campaign for themselves. (10/24/2014)
Dayton campaigning with Savick
Minnesota House Democrats are hoping Governor Dayton's standing in the polls is strong enough to help them keep control of several competitive House districts this year. (10/23/2014)
Their odds of winning are beyond long. But Chris Wright and Chris Holbrook are undeterred and determined to make their voices heard. (10/21/2014)
No one in Minnesota now is suspected of having Ebola, but officials are working to create a hospital unit to isolate and treat future cases. (10/17/2014)
The GOP strategy to win the governor's race and control the Minnesota House is on full display in the western part of the state. (10/15/2014)
In a campaign and fundraising swing, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he believes Republican candidate for governor Jeff Johnson can win. (10/13/2014)
The governor and his two challengers, Republican Jeff Johnson and Independence Party candidate Hannah Nicollet, met Wednesday night in Moorhead. (10/09/2014)
For months, the campaign for governor has largely been about nothing, and that doesn't appear likely to change. (10/05/2014)
Gov. Dayton and his Republican and IP challengers disagreed on the state of the economy, the efficacy of health insurance exchanges, and the wisdom of copper-nickel mining. (10/02/2014)
After hearing of hours of testimony that oil shipping from North Dakota is slowing key parts of Minnesota's economy, state officials say they want to find ways to relieve congestion. (09/30/2014)
A St. Cloud contest offers a window into the tough environment for Democrats. (09/24/2014)
The governor pushes reforms but child protection advocates say more needs to be done. (09/22/2014)
The golden statue, placed on the Capitol in 1906, was last removed from the building in 1994. (09/22/2014)
Johnson is trying to capitalize on news that the state's online insurance exchange lost the insurer with the lowest rates. (09/19/2014)