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February 9, 2018
Former state Rep. Tim Finseth leads an East Grand Forks, Minn., Republican precinct caucus on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Across the state, Republican caucuses often were not well attended. Sam Easter / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
February 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
February 7, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Thissen, a former House speaker, dropped out of the governor's race Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, after a poor showing the night before in a Democratic straw poll. He is shown at a Minnesota Newspaper Association forum in January 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Analysis: Democrats' Trumpphobia continues to energize Minnesota base
February 7, 2018 - 5:35pm
February 6, 2018
This precinct caucus in East Grand Forks, Minn., attracted far fewer Democrats than two years ago, when records were set statewide. Sam Easter / Forum News Service
Johnson, Walz win governor caucus polls, but is Pawlenty running?
February 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
Tim Pawlenty talks to a 2011 Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He was running for president; in 2017, there is talk abot him running for the U.S. Senate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
October 12, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, that the federal "Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable" and he is looking into what the state can do to reduce health insurance costs. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton: 'Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable'
October 12, 2016 - 1:49pm