Republican Bill Kramer, the leader of the state Assembly, says he's been carrying a concealed gun to floor sessions and feels he needs the weapon because of the toxic atmosphere surrounding state politics right now. The AP says protesters angry over Gov. Walker's union law have been harassing Republican lawmakers.
Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends
The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.
Charges: 2 teens responsible for violent carjacking spree across Twin Cities
They face a combined 31 felony counts, all tied to carjackings and related crimes.
MN rep. says he was 'assaulted' at activist group's public meeting
The Republican said a man grabbed his arms and yanked him from the room.
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.
Will unity brats help bring Wisconsin political leaders together?
One week after his victory in Wisconsin's recall election Governor Scott Walker hopes beer and bratwurst will help smooth sore feelings among the state's legislators. But even a barbecue can't overcome all the animosity. Two lawmakers say they'll skip the picnic because they're upset over remarks by members of the opposing party.
Organizers behind Wisconsin governor recall say they collected one million signatures
Recall supporters in Wisconsin say they are submitting one million signatures, which is nearly twice the number needed to trigger a recall election. The state elections board must verify the signatures, which could take months. Democrats are still searching for a candidate to run against Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
Beer and brat summit in Wisconsin a good 'first step'
After surviving a nasty recall election, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker tried to put bitter partisan fighting behind him and state lawmakers on Tuesday with a picnic at the governor's mansion. About 98 of the state's 132 lawmakers – 60 Republicans, 37 Democrats and one independent – attended. There were friendly conversations -- and one hug.
Gov. Walker recall officially on in Wisconsin
What will surely be one of the most watched political contests in the country has just started next door. Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, is facing a historic recall after more than a year of high-profile protests. So what happens next? Talking Points Memo explains the process, while the Los Angeles Times explores what this means for the presidential race and the larger political climate.
Analysis: Walker wins in Wisconsin
Gov. Scott Walker survived a highly contentious recall election in Wisconsin on Tuesday, defeating Democrat and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. What did the result say about Walker, his stand against public employee unions, big money vs. grassroots campaigning and what's next for the two parties?
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