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Governor Declares 'Beyonce Day' In Minnesota

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Who run the world? Girls. Who runs Minnesota? Beyoncé. At least, for a day. Queen Bey is performing in Minneapolis on Monday night, so...

Jennifer Bendery

No Support For Transgender High School Students In Minnesota Governor's Race | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Minnesota's gubernatorial candidates are not fans of allowing transgender high school students to participate in sports based on their g...

Online Voter Registration in Minnesota: What a Difference a Day Makes

Jon Sherman | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Jon Sherman

That's right -- online voter registration is so convenient and cost-effective that it took a whole day for Minnesota lawmakers and the governor to decide that voters shouldn't be deprived of it for even a second. And so it continued uninterrupted. What lessons can we learn from Minnesota's experience?

Thank You, Minnesota

Taylor Brorby | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Taylor Brorby

What I hope it does is bear witness to young people that there is a future here for them in Minnesota, that there is a place where all people can get married, where we are continually working to be more inclusive, more open, and a little more whole.

Funneling the Republican Narrative Through the State of Minnesota

Elizabeth Schulze | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Elizabeth Schulze

The national political climate mirrors Minnesota's Democratic executive leadership and Republican congressional majority. Faced with the same issues on a larger scale, national Republican leaders' narratives echo the newly appointed interim Senate Deputy Majority Leader Geoff Michel's own narrative.