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January 22, 2010
Falls at nursing homes blamed on staff shortages
ST. PAUL -- Some Minnesota nursing homes simply do not have enough employees to prevent residents from falling, two Minnesota Senate committees heard Thursday. "I know we all hope to be independent until the day we die," nursing assistant Cheryl Dryer said. However, she added: "There...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 21, 2010
Massachusetts vote recalls 1994
ST. PAUL -- Rick Stafford remembers 1994, when Republicans kicked Democrats out of congressional control, and with Tuesday's Massachusetts GOP...
January 21, 2010 - 12:00am
January 19, 2010
Coleman exit brings race clarity
ST. PAUL--Norm Coleman joked that he is "free at last, free at last" Monday, hours after he opted out of the Minnesota governor's race. Other...
January 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
N.D. tea party scheduled for February
The first shot across the bow of Gov. John Hoeven's new bid for the Senate seat being vacated in a year by Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., is coming from the starboard side. Organizers of Tea Parties in the state, mostly at the right wing of the Republican Party, are planning a convention...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
As others see it: A likely GOP gain
It would have been big news had North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven said no to a run for the U.S. Senate. As it was, his announcement Monday to seek the seat being vacated by retiring Democratic Sen. Byron Dorgan was anticlimactic at best, ho-hum at worst. To no one's surprise, GOP faithful...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2010
Pawlenty willing to help Hoeven
ST. PAUL--The Minnesota and North Dakota governors waged a bit of a war in 2003 and 2004 over hunting laws, but now Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he is willing to help North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven hunt for votes as he runs for the U.S. Senate. "I'd do anything for him," Pawlenty...
January 12, 2010 - 12:00am
January 11, 2010
Column: A straight shooter
WASHINGTON -- During the last three decades that I have been covering politics in Washington, there was never a time when I could not reach Chris Dodd to check what was happening. It didn't matter whether the question was about a House race in Connecticut or someone's presidential...
January 11, 2010 - 12:00am
Column: Red star in a blue state
WASHINGTON -- The Jan. 19 special election to fill Ted Kennedy's U.S. Senate seat is beginning to resemble the 2008 presidential election, when the "inevitable" Hillary Clinton was overtaken by a surprising phenomenon named Barack Obama. Only this time, it's a wunderkind from the...
January 11, 2010 - 12:00am
April 25, 2009
Senate case will drag on into June
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will go at least until June without a second U.S. senator. The Minnesota Supreme Court's schedule to hear Norm Coleman's Senate election appeal sets oral arguments for June 1. In the meantime, Coleman's and Democrat Al Franken's campaigns will submit written...
April 25, 2009 - 12:00am
April 18, 2009
Coleman relies on 'equal protection' argument
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman says a constitutional principle, ensuring all voters are treated equally, drives his continuing U.S. Senate election fight. The former senator said his appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court about the 2008 election outcome, which he plans to file Monday afternoon...
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am
April 16, 2009
Letter: Coleman, GOP opposing democratic values
Senate Republicans support Coleman's hopeless election challenge only to preserve their ability to obstruct the Senate through filibuster. These same Republican Senators once threatened to ban the use of filibusters in order to force judicial appointments opposed by the then Democrat...
April 16, 2009 - 12:00am
April 14, 2009
Editorial: Coleman should heed latest ruling
Is it time to say enough is enough yet? Apparently not for Norm Coleman, despite Monday's ruling by a Minnesota three-judge panel that followed...
April 14, 2009 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
Missing Clay ballots end Senate trial testimony
ST. PAUL -- Lori Johnson was a fitting final U.S. Senate trial witness because, like many other issues in the case, she left unanswered the main...
March 13, 2009 - 12:20am
March 11, 2009
Senators reject taking Twin Cities money
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators blasted an idea to take $95 million a year from Twin Cities transit programs to fund school bus programs around the state, but leaned toward considering school buses as part of the transit system. "Education needs to get their own money," Sen. Steve...
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
March 9, 2009
Minnesotans tired of Senate race
Minnesotans may be sick of hearing about the seemingly never-ending U.S. Senate election, recount and, now, trial, but many say that in the end it may produce more confidence in the electoral system. "It's gotten to the point where even the diehards are burned out," said Pat Donnay,...
March 9, 2009 - 9:16am