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Jeff Johnson Defeated In 2014 Race For Minnesota Governor

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Jeff Johnson lost to incumbent Gov. Mark Dayton (DFL) in Tuesday's Minnesota gubernatorial election. Independent candidate Hannah Nicoll...

Mark Dayton Defeated Jeff Johnson In 2014 Race For Minnesota Governor

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (DFL) defeated his opponent, Republican Jeff Johnson, in the 2014 race for governor, on Tuesday. Also on the b...

Minnesota Governor Election Results: Mark Dayton Wins 2014 Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Mark Dayton won the 2014 race for governor in Minnesota, NBC and CNN projected on Tuesday. Dayton, the incumbent Democratic–Farmer–Labor candid...

GOP Candidate Stands By Pill Popping Accusation

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

A GOP congressional candidate in Minnesota is not backing down from his controversial claim that he spotted the state's Democratic Governor Mark Dayto...

Matt Sledge

Minnesota On Cusp Of A Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

A simmering labor dispute in Minnesota could erupt into a full-blown state government shutdown just in time for the July 4th holiday weekend if a $5 b...

Governor's Seat Within Dem's Reach

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Republican official tells The Associated Press that Republican Tom Emmer will concede the Minnesota governor's race to Democ...

Recount Ordered In Undecided Governor's Race

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota board on Tuesday ordered a recount in the state's undecided governor's race and refined rules aimed at heading off...

Jason Linkins

Target Continues To Make Political Donations They Previously Apologized For

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This past fall, mega-retailer Target caught a heap of bad publicity when it was revealed that they had made campaign donations in support of then-Minn...

MN-Gov: 39% Dayton (D), 38% Emmer (R), 13% Horner (I) (SurveyUSA 10/24-27)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SurveyUSA 10/24-27/10; 624 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone SurveyUSA release Minnesota 2010 Governor 39% Dayton (D), 38% Emm...

MN-Gov: 41% Dayton (D), 29% Emmer (R), 11% Horner (I) (MPR/U of Minnesota 10/21-25)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

University of Minnesota for Minnesota Public Radio 10/21-25/10; 751 likely voters, 3.6% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews MPR release M...

Minnesota Governor Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next Minnesota Governor? Democrat Mark Dayton faces off with Republican Tom Emmer on Nov. 2, and we'd love to hear who you think will...

MN-Gov: 40% Dayton (D), 38% Emmer (R), 15% Horner (I) (Rasmussen 10/6)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/6/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Minnesota 2010 Governor 40% Dayton (D), 38% Emme...

MN-Gov: 38% Dayton (D), 27% Emmer (R), 16% Horner (i) (MPR 9/22-26)

Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Swanson

Minnesota Public Radio / University of Minnesota 9/22-26/10; 750 likely voters, 3.6% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (MPR release) Mi...

Mark Dayton, Minnesota Gubernatorial Nominee, Assailed By GOP For Being 'Panicky...Erratic' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This past Tuesday, former Senator Mark Dayton eked out a win over Minnesota House Speaker Margaret Kelliher in the Democratic primary for the Minnesot...

Jason Linkins

Target's Promised 'Review Process' For Political Donations Has A Lot Of Anti-Gay Ground To Cover [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As you may have heard, mega-retailer Target has come under fire recently for contributing to a political action committee called MN Forward, which sup...

Target Depends on Gay Designers for Fashion Cred, Yet Gives Money to Anti-Gay Candidates -- We Call Foul

Style Section L.A. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

By Andrew Harmon If you typed "gay" into Google News last Wednesday you got a doozy in subsequent search results: Target has donated a cool $150,000 ...

Human Rights Campaign Demands Target And Best Buy Even Out Donations To Anti-Gay Politician

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Earlier this week, HuffPost's Jason Linkins and Abe Sauer at The Awl reported that the Human Rights Campaign has been slow to respond to the $250,000 ...

Jason Linkins

Tom Emmer, Anti-Gay Pol, Gets Donations From Target, Stirring Up Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[UPDATED, please see below.] -------- Over at The Awl, Abe Sauer has been documenting the rise to prominence of Tom Emmer, a Republican member of Mi...

Minnesota Governor 2010: Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Minnesota Governor's race below. Email TwitterLists2010+MNGov@gmail.com if you know someone who ...

Norm Coleman Won't Run For Minnesota Governor

AP | JEFF BAENEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman says his family voted 3-1 against him running for governor, so he will not join the race. Cole...

Tim Pawlenty Will Not Seek Third Term As Governor Of Minnesota

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty erased one doubt about his political future while blowing open another, passing Tuesday on a third...