Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was at the Minnesota Capitol Tuesday talking education reform.
With four weeks to go before the Minnesota Legislature is set to adjourn, the DFL governor and the Republican leaders of House and Senate remain divided over how to address the $5 billion projected budget shortfall.
He's been making speeches, raising money and doling out campaign contributions across the nation, but all that activity has yet to make a dent in the polls.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will be in Boston Friday to speak at a tea party-sponsored "tax day" rally. Massachusetts Democrats held a news conference Thursday to make the case that Pawlenty is not the tax cutter he claims to be. Democrats in Minnesota are helping in the effort to respond to Pawlenty's claims as he campaigns for president.
Michele Bachmann electrifies the party base, but to win the White House, Republicans also have to appeal to independent voters, whom Bachmann could alienate with her partisan rhetoric.
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann has raised $2.2 million in the first quarter of 2011, according to her chief of staff. Bachmann is considering a run for president in 2012.
His first quarter of reported fundraising may determine how successful his bid for the presidency will be.
A mix of old Minnesota hands and
well-connected Republican fundraisers elsewhere will lead former
Gov. Tim Pawlenty's hunt for money toward a near-certain
The committee will allow Pawlenty, a Republican, to raise and spend money as he moves toward a formal campaign announcement.
Gov. Mark Dayton lent his support Friday to a proposal by Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann to move forward on construction of a new bridge over the St. Croix River, despite objections from environmentalists.
On a trip to Iowa last week, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty attracted attention not for his policy positions, but for the way he was speaking. Many people thought they heard him using a southern accent.
Most of New Hampshire's GOP faithful have heard of Rep. Michele Bachmann, but last weekend was the first time they got a chance at an up close look. And most said they liked what they saw.
Reporter Mark Zdechlik is in New Hampshire following two potential 2012 Republican presidential candidates -- former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann.
While he's not climbing much in public opinion polls, a lot of Washington insiders consider Tim Pawlenty a top contender for next year's GOP nomination. Part of the reason for that may be the team he's been quietly assembling to help him run for president.
Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty will be back to Iowa Monday for what's called a "presidential forum" sponsored by a group called the "Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition."