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November 7, 2018
Minnesota House goes blue despite Goodhue County votes
November 7, 2018 - 1:48am
October 21, 2009
Gov. Tim Pawlenty talks to reporters outside his official residence Tuesday, saying he plans to roll out a series of state government reform measures in the coming weeks. He had just completed meeting with Democratic legislative leaders.
Pawlenty, leaders begin 2010 talks
October 21, 2009 - 11:42am
July 7, 2009
Rep. Marty Seifert of Marshall on Tuesday announces he is running for Minnesota governor. With him are his wife, Traci, and children Brittany, 6, and Braxton, 4.
Seifert kicks off gubernatorial campaign
July 7, 2009 - 11:32pm
June 24, 2009
House GOP taps Zellers
June 24, 2009 - 10:23am
June 16, 2009
Gov. Tim Pawlenty announces two weeks ago that he will not run for a third term. At the same time, he said he was looking into how to cut state spending, but would save small cities from deep cuts.

Minnesota Capitol Bureau file photo
Pawlenty wields budgeting axe
June 16, 2009 - 10:41pm
June 15, 2009
Speaking at a Twin Cities construction site Monday, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said she is working on legislation to require broadband conduit to be laid whenever a federally funded road project is built. She said it would save money because as it is now, often roads are torn up to install cables to pipe the Internet and other broadband services around the state.
UPDATE: Klobuchar bill aimed at saving broadband money
June 15, 2009 - 12:01pm
June 6, 2009
Political notebook: Independence candidates?
June 6, 2009 - 9:09am
Poll: Pawlenty off national radar
June 6, 2009 - 9:04am
June 5, 2009
Legislature full of candidates
June 5, 2009 - 11:02pm
June 4, 2009
Sviggum may seek top post
June 4, 2009 - 12:00pm
Rep. Marty Seifert of Marshall announces Wednesday that he is leaving the job of House minority leader to consider running for governor. Don Davis photo
Republicans mull governor's race
June 4, 2009 - 12:00am
June 3, 2009
Sviggum may run for top post
June 3, 2009 - 6:50pm
June 2, 2009
A throng of reporters and photographers bigger than seen in the governor's reception room in a long time records Gov. Tim Pawlenty's Tuesday announcement that he will not seek a third term in office.
Pawlenty rules out third term, not presidential bid
June 2, 2009 - 10:44pm
Reactions vary following Pawlenty announcement
June 2, 2009 - 10:26pm
June 1, 2009
Norm Coleman talks to reporters Monday after the Minnesota Supreme Court heard his appeal of a lower court's U.S. Senate race ruling. Coleman wants more absentee ballots counted.
UPDATE: Justices examine rural-urban Senate vote differences
June 1, 2009 - 11:16am