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Defeated GOP gubernatorial candidate Johnson ‘done’ with politics
November 13, 2018 - 5:56pm
ST. PAUL -- Jeff Johnson, the Republican candidate for governor, plans to leave politics after his term as a Hennepin County commissioner ends...
Walz, Johnson stick to common themes in central Minnesota forum
October 9, 2018 - 10:47pm
WILLMAR, Minn. — The views of Minnesota's future provided by its major candidates for governor could hardly be more different. During a...
Setting the stage: State GOP chair talks shop about 2018 midterms
August 19, 2018 - 6:36pm
NISSWA, Minn.—Compared to the typically one-on-one contests of general elections, primaries have a king-of-the-hill vibe—a whole...
Governor's race: Trump endorses Johnson; Walz strong in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
August 15, 2018 - 4:53pm
ST. PAUL -- President Donald Trump wants to influence Minnesota's governor race. The winner of the Tuesday, Aug. 14, Republican primary received...
Governor candidates give greater Minnesota a choice
July 26, 2018 - 9:37pm
MANKATO, Minn.—Greater Minnesota leaders left a governor candidate forum not surprised that they saw big differences in how the two parties...
Pawlenty to skip GOP endorsing convention, going straight to primary
May 15, 2018 - 7:15pm
ST. PAUL --Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has announced he plans to skip early June’s Republican state convention and go straight to the...
Analysis: Democrats' Trumpphobia continues to energize Minnesota base
February 7, 2018 - 5:35pm
ST. PAUL — It is dangerous to draw too many conclusions from precinct caucuses, especially from non-binding straw polls conducted there, but...
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
ST. PAUL—Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty stole the spotlight from Republican candidates in the governor's race Tuesday, Feb. 6, hours before...
Matt Dean drops out of MN governor's race, throws support behind fellow Republican Jeff Johnson
January 25, 2018 - 12:43pm
ST. PAUL — The Republican race for Minnesota governor took a significant turn Thursday morning, Jan. 25, as state Rep. Matt Dean dropped out...