Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told supporters at a Fargo machine shop that regulations favored by President Obama will hurt North Dakota's booming oil business. North Dakota's caucuses are part of next week's Super Tuesday.
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If Mitt Romney is looking for a vice-presidential nominee that might also bring along votes from their home state, Tim Pawlenty might be a poor choice. So says the New York Times, which does a deep analysis on what it would actually take for Minnesota to go red in a presidential election for the first time since 1972. The key -- according to Times writer Michah Cohen -- is Blue Earth County.
Since April 2011, President Barack Obama has raised $2.2 million from donors in the state – less than 1 percent of the $255 million Obama's campaign has raised throughout the nation, according to recently filed reports. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised $401,000 in Minnesota during the same period of time. Romney has raised $120 million total nationally.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is coming to Minnesota for a fundraising appearance a few days before the Republican National Convention, MPR reports. Donors are being asked to give a minimum of $2,500 to attend an event at the Lafayette Club in Minnetonka Beach. Couples who give $50,000 can attend a private dinner at a private home in Shorewood.
Minutes after Mitt Romney picks Wisconsin's Paul Ryan as his running mate, the Obama camp distributes an ad questioning the GOP ticket's economic policies.
A new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll among 800 likely Minnesota voters shows the presidential race for the state's 10 electoral votes is getting closer, with President Barack Obama drawing 47 percent to Romney's 44 percent. With just over a week before the election, the president's 3-point lead is within the poll's margin of error. In September, Obama held an 8-percentage point lead over his Republican challenger in the Minnesota Poll.
GOP vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan rallied 6,500 people at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International AIrport on Sunday, trying to steal a Minnesota win for the Romney-Ryan ticket from Democrats, who have long said the state was safe for President Obama. Meanwhile, former President Bill Clinton is expected back in Minnesota Sunday night for an appearance in St. Cloud.
This is pretty cool to hear him explain it in detail.
Their larvae are hatching, and they're hungry.
Pedro Ruiz died last year attempting a YouTube stunt with a gun.
It describes itself as the hibachi of ice cream.
Hwy. 41 in Chaska may need to be closed, the National Weather Service says.
Jonathan Pogreba was taken into custody Thursday.
Bates-Diop was thought to have been a first-round talent.
It was written by a Minneapolis journalist, who has since expressed regrets.
Kaitlyn Strom became a viral star last week.
He wanted to get down on the mound and drill someone with a heater.