CAPITOL CHATTER Public TV plans U.S. House debates
Minnesotas two hottest U.S. House primary election races will be featured on public television debates.
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Second presidential debate shows an aggressive president; GOP challenger gives as good as he gets
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — An aggressive President Barack Obama accused challenger Mitt Romney of favoring a “one-point plan” to help the rich in America and playing politics with the recent deadly terrorist attack in Libya in a Tuesday night debate crackling with energy and emotion just three weeks before the election.
Vice Presidential candidates at each other on everything during Thursday’s debate
DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate. “That is a bunch of malarkey,” the vice president retorted after a particularly tough Ryan attack on the administration’s foreign policy.
Parents debate age for giving child a phone
WORTHINGTON — Eric Murray, the manager of Cellular Only in Worthington, has noticed a rise in parents buying cellphones for children, which he attributes to people getting rid of land lines.
WORTHINGTON — Growing more food on a finite amount of land to feed an increasing global population will undoubtedly require more scientific research and technological advancement, but can American farmers do it all without compromising quality of life and environment?
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A combative Newt Gingrich accused Mitt Romney of “pious baloney” Sunday and charged him with hiding behind inaccurate attack ads aired by allies in the increasingly rancorous race for the Republican presidential nomination.
ST. PAUL — Nuclear power. Mining. Regulations. Duck season.
Those and more issues will be debated in Minnesota legislative environmental committees run by Republicans during the session that begins Jan. 4.
WORTHINGTON — In a meeting that grew heated at times as angry parents and discouraged daycare providers faced off against Nobles County Human Services officials Tuesday night in Worthington, it appeared as though little progress was made in finding a reasonable solution to a change in the issuance of variance requests.
Candidates scramble to get every vote possible
ST. PAUL — A governor’s campaign argues a poll it lost is inaccurate, state auditor candidates squabble about being a bully and famed humorist Garrison Keillor tells Democrats his congressional candidate is more honest than her opponent.
DULUTH — It might seem hard, at first glance, for Minnesota’s three major candidates for governor to stand out from the pack: All three have graying hair, all three wear dark suits and all three are white men over 50.
John Myers, Duluth News Tribune
, September 07, 2010
BROOKLYN PARK — Mark Dayton could see Minnesota borrowing $1 billion to build and repair facilities, Tom Horner sees something closer to $400 million and Tom Emmer would give cities more options to fund their own projects.
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