The same poll also suggests both Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty damaged their political careers, at least here in Minnesota, while campaigning on the national stage. Public Policy Polling says both have slipped in popularity, while Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar remains highly popular, even drawing the support of nearly a third of Republicans.
What were the 'bizarre things' seen in Minnesota's sky?
The mysterious streaks were not UFOs and they weren't pieces of an asteroid.
Mel Kiper Jr. has Vikings taking a cornerback in his first mock draft
Mike Zimmer may be gone, but the tradition lives on.
Free COVID testing site to open in St. Paul for 3 weeks
The federal testing site comes as demand for testing remains high.
MN TikToker accused of faking federal agent life pleads guilty
He told his 10,000 followers he was a Homeland Security agent — authorities say it was a lie.
Report: Vikings request second interview with 2 GM candidates
Ryan Poles of the Chiefs and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah of the Browns.
Hopkins takes on No. 1 team in the country on ESPNU Friday
The game will feature a pair of top recruits in the Class of 2022.
Educators in Minneapolis, St. Paul could strike amid contract negotiations
Teachers and support staff are demanding smaller class sizes, mental health support and better pay.
MN mayor in hot water for hawking $400M underwater hotel plan
The city council called a special meeting to discuss the mayor's public comments.
Woman in critical condition after attempted murder, authorities say
A 33-year-old woman is in custody and facing possible charges.
Charges: Driver threw 'large rocks' at police car during highway chase
Authorities say the suspect had used methamphetamine earlier in the day.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, January 21
Hospitalizations dipped from 1,629 Jan. 19 to 1,571 on Jan. 20.
Handicapping 2016 ... President Klobuchar?
Most people have had enough of presidential politics for a while. But Washington Post political columnist Chris Cillizza can't help himself – and on his list of 13 possible candidates is Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., fresh from collecting 65 percent of the vote in her re-election bid.
Klobuchar's toughest obstacle may be complacency
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar holds big advantages in fundraising and name recognition over her Republican challenger, Kurt Bills. But former Sen. Rudy Boschwitz offers a reminder that he held similar advantages in June of 1990 before he was defeated by a college professor named Paul Wellstone.
U of M analyst: Klobuchar may be angling for spot on 2016 ticket
Larry Jacobs of the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs says Sen. Amy Klobuchar is ignoring her Republican challenger, Kurt Bills, who remains unknown to most Minnesotans. Jacobs says the "rose garden strategy" can work for a politician as popular as Klobuchar appears to be. And it might set her up for a spot as a running mate in 2016.
Supporters of new St. Croix River bridge set to celebrate Saturday
Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Michele Bachmann will be among the people in Stillwater this weekend for the event. The U.S. House and Senate sent legislation to President Obama exempting the $700 million dollar project from the the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
Klobuchar solicits money for marriage amendment fight
With a healthy lead in the polls, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., is spending some of her political capital in the divisive fight over the marriage amendment. In a new email to potential donors, Klobuchar says she has pledged to help raise $10,000 for the fight against the controversial state ballot measure that would define marriage as between a man and woman.
St. Croix River bridge supporters celebrate long-awaited legislation
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann were among those in Stillwater at the Saturday morning event. After decades of debate, lawmakers voted Thursday to exempt the proposed St. Croix River crossing from the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. President Obama is expected to support it. The new four-lane bridge will replace the 80-year-old Stillwater Lift Bridge.
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