Tom Scheck Feature Archive

The races for president and U.S. Senate and the proposed constitutional amendments on the Minnesota ballot have received plenty of attention this year. (11/01/2012)
Aiming to boost the prospects of President Barack Obama and other Democratic candidates in Minnesota as voters prepare to go to the polls next week, former President Bill Clinton visited Minnesota today to make the case for the Obama administration's economic record. (10/30/2012)
Former President Bill Clinton is making the pitch for Democratic President Barack Obama at two campaign stops in Minnesota Tuesday. (10/30/2012)
Until this week, the campaigns of President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney had treated Minnesota as if Obama would win the state. (10/29/2012)
With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is traveling the state urging her supporters to vote. (10/26/2012)
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Kurt Bills will run his first television advertisement of the campaign tonight during the Vikings game. (10/25/2012)
Candidates for Minnesota Legislature and special-interest groups that support them are using various tactics to try to win in November. The money that some outside groups are spending is not required to be disclosed. That has some politicians frustrated. (10/23/2012)
Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan will be in Minnesota on Saturday raising campaign money. (10/13/2012)
The decision by Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan not to publicly campaign in Minnesota shows the state is losing the swing state status it held over the past few elections. (10/12/2012)
DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar is coming under fire for a vote that her Republican opponent Kurt Bills said could lead the country to an economic fiscal cliff. Bills said Klobuchar should have played a larger role in working out a budget deal. (10/11/2012)
A senate race in the western Minneapolis suburbs could help determine which party will be in charge of the Minnesota Senate next year. (10/05/2012)
Minnesota Democrats and President Barack Obama's reelection campaign face a conundrum this election cycle. On the one hand, they are counting on heavy support and turnout in the black community. But on the other hand, many members of that same community support the proposed state constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage -- an amendment the Democrats oppose. (09/26/2012)
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon jumped out of an airplane today and said she's willing do it again. (09/25/2012)
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson told an audience of about 150 people in Minnesota today that if he is elected he would abolish the Federal Reserve, legalize marijuana and repeal personal and corporate income taxes. (09/21/2012)
Congress returns to Washington this week to continue its short session before the November election, but political observers say lawmakers are unlikely to agree on a plan for taxes and spending, a stalemate that bodes poorly for the states. (09/17/2012)