A call for 'independence' in November election Saying Minnesota has been hijacked by partisan extremes, the Independence Party hopes to attract new voters as it presents a slate of candidates for the November election. The IP held its endorsing convention Saturday, and we'll hear highlights and analysis.11:06 a.m.
Bob Meek: DFL political commentator.
Tom Horner: Republican political commentator.
Jack Uldrich: Independence Party political commentator.
Hutchinson on his campaign for governor Peter Hutchinson easily won endorsement from Independence Party delegates for governor. Hutchinson says he offers an alternative to Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty and DFLer Mike Hatch, calling them "the most polarizing candidates in recent memory."12:06 p.m.
Peter Hutchinson: Candidate for governor from the Independence Party.