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Coleman out of 2014 campaigns
By Don Davis Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman will not run for office in 2014, meaning there will be no rematch with Al Franken that many Republicans wanted. In a series of Tweets late Thursday, Colema...
3/7/13 at 11:30 PM Political notebook: Forecast to take budget temperature 2/22/13 at 5:21 PM
Legislative notebook: House OKs matching Minnesota taxes with federal 2/11/13 at 6:08 PM
In the Not-Now
What does it say about Americans that the public is already starting to talk about candidates for president for 2016? Eckhart Tolle wrote in his book The Power of Now that mankind is threatened by ou...
2/18/13 at 11:27 AM Looking Back: The Stories of 2012 1/2/13 at 10:33 AM
The Rich pt. 3: Mitt Romney 8/13/12 at 10:09 AM
The election is over... now what?
It's funny how things work. You prepare for something so long that it consumes your thoughts. And then it's over. Then what? Well, that's about where I'm at right now. For weeks and weeks and wee...
11/13/12 at 5:44 PM Candidates finally address negative ads 10/26/12 at 4:54 PM
What your beer says about your politics 10/23/12 at 4:34 PM
Stress farm survives election night
Theres no denying a reporters job is stressful. We have daily deadlines - sometimes multiple daily deadlines - and are under constant pressure to gather all of the facts, write concise, detailed, well...
11/7/12 at 7:38 PM
It's primary election day in North Dakota, and for a newsroom that means an evening of fun, togetherness and a bit of last-minute stress as the deadline approaches. The polls close at 7 p.m. tonight,...
6/12/12 at 5:22 PM
1940: Election and a Bowling Alley
Adrian was getting a bowling alley in 1940....
4/19/11 at 12:00 AM 1935: Worthington Stays Dry 4/2/10 at 12:00 AM
1935: No Liquor in Worthington 4/1/10 at 6:12 AM
Election day is finally here. Hoorah! It will be nice to watch TV without being bombarded by political ads. When I started here at the Daily Globe 22 years ago last week! I worked my very first ele...
11/2/10 at 11:57 AM
Bakk in Worthington
I knew I had a 9 a.m. appointment this morning, but I didn’t expect anything to come of it. After all, politicians as a species are notorious latecomers, and the weather outside was frightful to...
1/8/10 at 8:29 AM Speaking with Tom Bakk 11/8/09 at 4:05 PM