St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman says the "cards are not there" for Hillary Clinton and is preparing to back Obama.
Insiders tell CNN that Clinton may hint to a VP nod during tonight's speech.
The Pi Press asks "What makes us so special?"
The candidates spent $195 million on TV ads.
2008 Race for U.S. Senate
The Pi Press says Al Franken releases some endorsements that were in the bag earlier. DFL Rep. Ryan Winkler says he may be open to considering someone else.
KARE profiles Democrat Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer.
2008 Race for Congress
The Wall Street Journal says the Blue Dog Democrats are gaining ground. El Tinklenberg, the DFL endorsed candidate in the 6th District is mentioned.
State Auditor will weigh in this morning on the Attorney General.
A new chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court will be sworn in today.
A judge dismisses a challenge to per diem payments.
MinnPost has a story on the Taxpayers League legislative scorecard.
GOP Sen. Norm Coleman said he is frustrated by inaction on funding bills.
DFL Rep. Tim Walz holds an economic forum in Mankato.
The U.S. House will give belated birthday wishes to Minnesota. GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann is mentioned.
St. Paul's Bethesda Hospital is working to test returning war veterans for brain injuries. Bachmann is mentioned.
The Star Tribune wonders whether the corn boom is increasing the Dead Zone.
Pawlenty for VP Watch
Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley tells The Hill that McCain has to do everything he can to win Florida (which means picking Charlie Crist). He said the Midwest is in play if McCain picks Pawlenty.
U.S. News and World Report has a timetable for picking a running mate. First half of August is a long time to speculate.
Good-bye, Bo Diddley.