Tom Scheck Feature Archive

Republican Mitt Romney will be in Minnesota later this month to raise money for his presidential campaign for. (08/07/2012)
State Sen. Mike Parry, who is also seeking the Republican nomination for Congress in the 1st District, is under fire for claiming that he saw Gov. Mark Dayton take pills. (08/07/2012)
Former President Bill Clinton will be in Minnesota on Saturday to dedicate a statue at the state Capitol in honor of the late Vice President Hubert Humphrey. (08/04/2012)
Abortion has become an issue in the DFL primary contest in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District. A group backing former state Sen. Tarryl Clark sent out campaign mailings criticizing one of Clark's opponents, former Congressman Rick Nolan, for his past abortion votes. (08/02/2012)
The Minnesota Supreme Court heard arguments today in a lawsuit that accuses Secretary of State Mark Ritchie of overstepping his authority by rewording the titles of two proposed constitutional amendments. (07/31/2012)
After months of avoiding direct shots at each other, the two Republican candidates competing for the right to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz in Minnesota's 1st Congressional district, are going on the offensive. (07/27/2012)
Gov. Mark Dayton says he supports legislation that would require crime labs in the state of Minnesota to be accredited. (07/26/2012)
Gov. Mark Dayton is criticizing a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deny federal assistance to northeastern Minnesotans whose homes were damaged in the summer flooding. (07/26/2012)
The Minnesota Senate is being forced to answer a lawsuit that claims a former staffer was wrongfully dismissed. Michael Brodkorb is suing for wrongful termination, invasion of privacy and defamation of character. (07/24/2012)
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, a Democrat, is demanding that Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann apologize for suggesting he has connections to the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist political movement. (07/20/2012)
The advocacy group's leader alleges the party and its ex-chairman "conspired" to violate campaign finance laws. (07/18/2012)
Four years ago, then-Gov. Tim Pawlenty did everything but announce that he wanted to be U.S. Sen. John McCain's pick for vice president. But Pawlenty missed becoming part of the presidential ticket when McCain instead picked former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running-mate. (07/18/2012)
Campaign finance regulators have fined the Minnesota Republican Party, former chairman Tony Sutton and a separate corporation over the financing of recount in the 2010 governor's race. (07/13/2012)
Gov. Dayton says he wants to call a one-day special session in late August to deliver disaster assistance to northeastern Minnesota and other communities. Dayton made the announcement this afternoon after meeting privately with legislative leaders. (07/11/2012)
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills told Morning in America radio host William Bennett this morning that he's polling about 26 percentage points behind DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar. (07/11/2012)