Mark Zdechlik Feature Archive

In a three-way race for the U.S Senate, Rep. Kurt Bills barely topped 50 percent of the vote in Tuesday's primary election. (08/17/2012)
It's been a wild week in the Republican primary race in Minnesota's 1st Congressional District. But what about the issues? (08/10/2012)
A week from Tuesday, Democrats in northeastern Minnesota will decide who will run against Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in November. (08/06/2012)
The Democratic National Committee's "platform drafting committee" will begin putting together their party's national political platform in the Twin Cities over the next three days. (07/27/2012)
It's been a busy summer so far for Gov. Mark Dayton. Since we last spoke to him in March, northern Minnesota has flooded, he returned from a trip to China and the Supreme Court affirmed the constitutionality of the health reform law. (The Daily Circuit, 07/16/2012)
Some Minnesota businesses involved in wind energy production are urging Congress to extend the wind energy product tax credit, which expires at the end of the year. (07/02/2012)
In previous contests, the Democratic effort to unseat John Kline was a tough challenge in this district that was solidly Republican. (06/27/2012)
Most Minnesota Republicans heading to this year's national convention are first-time delegates, and they're finding out that the trip will cost them thousands of dollars. Some are looking for unconventional ways to cut their convention expenses. (06/21/2012)
Republican-endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills is confident he will prevail in the August primary. (06/08/2012)
David Carlson says he's challenging the Republican-endorsed candidate for U.S. Senate because he thinks State Representative Kurt Bills' tie to Ron Paul will make Bills unelectable in a general election. (06/08/2012)
The DFL Party formally backed U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's re-election campaign on Saturday. (06/03/2012)
Over the weekend Minnesota Democrats endorsed U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's bid for re-election. Klobuchar is one of the most popular senators in the country, and despite Republican claims she's vulnerable, political analysts agree she's a virtual shoo-in for re-election. (06/03/2012)
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has been endorsed for a second term by Democratic Party activists gathered in Rochester for their state convention. (06/02/2012)
President Barack Obama spent much of today in Minnesota, where he called on Congress to act on his plan to create jobs. Obama focused on one particular item: the creation of a "Veterans Jobs Corps," which would find jobs for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in law enforcement, fire departments and other civilian occupations. (06/01/2012)
Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack filed his official paperwork Wednesday morning with the Minnesota Secretary of State to run for re-election. (05/30/2012)