Former Jordan City Councilman Mike Franklin filed his paperwork to run for Jordan mayor last week. On July 29, sitting councilman Terry Stier followed suit, bumping the race up to two candidates.
More oversight and accountability for police and better relationships between police departments and their communities could help prevent deaths like that of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis officers, several legislators and candidates for Scott County said this week.
Republicans are sending in a Marine to challenge first-term U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a Democrat, in the south suburban 2nd Congressional District.
A Prior Lake Republican veteran hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Angie Craig released his military record this week after refusing for several days, criticizing his GOP opponents who demanded the release.
Updated 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30A Prior Lake Republican veteran hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Angie Craig this week declined to provide the document detailing his military service, saying even basic details could help foreign adversaries and put other servicemembers at risk.
Joe Biden not only won the state of Minnesota in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor primary on March 3, but he also had a strong showing of support among Lake Minnetonka-area Democrats.
Shakopee resident Sahra Odowa will run for the District 55 seat against GOP incumbent Sen. Eric Pratt in the upcoming election.
Health care remains the most important issue in Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District, but there's been progress over the last decade, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig said at a town hall in Savage Wednesday.
The U.S. Senate voted Feb. 5 to acquit President Donald Trump of charges of abusing his power and obstructing the Congressional investigation of his request to Ukraine to investigate a potential rival in his re-election run.
Two Dakota County Republicans this week announced they're running for the 2nd Congressional District seat, each saying Democratic U.S. Rep. Angie Craig has lost her way and that they're the best choice among a growing list of contenders.
Two more Republicans have joined the 2020 race for Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District, which includes Scott County and is represented by Democrat Angie Craig.
Lowering the cost of insulin and other prescription medications has become a shared goal for Democrat and Republican elected officials, whether they're southwest metro legislators and candidates or President Donald Trump.
The Democrat representing Scott County in the U.S. House and other Minnesota members of Congress joined the Wednesday vote impeaching President Donald Trump for abuse of his power and obstructing Congress.
On Nov. 5, local voters will decide whether or not to approve a $39.5 million Jordan Public Schools referendum that consists of three proposals which increase the student levy and secure building bonds for a variety of improvement projects.
The House will begin an impeachment investigation into whether President Donald Trump has abused his power for personal and political gain, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday after U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minnesota, and other Democrats in Congress voiced their support.
Congress should begin impeachment proceedings to investigate President Donald Trump after he asked a foreign government to interfere with Joe Biden's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minnesota, said Monday.
Rick Olson, a Prior Lake Rotary Club member and former Michigan legislator, will run as a Republican in 2020 for the U.S. House seat held by Democrat Angie Craig, he announced this week.
Former U.S. representative and Republican Jason Lewis announced Thursday he will run against U.S. Sen. Tina Smith, a Democrat, in 2020, setting up a contest between two very different stances on President Donald Trump.
The race to represent Prior Lake and southern Scott County in the Minnesota House has begun more than a year before the November 2020 election.
A letter to the editor penned by Scott County Administrator Gary Shelton in support of Sheriff Luke Hennen has drawn criticism.
A former Mankato school teacher who spent 12 years in Congress as an outlier — a Democrat from farm country — will be bringing his brand of bridge-building to the Minnesota Capitol.
Minnesota may be the center of the political universe on this upcoming election night — and not just in the eyes of Minnesotans.
Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz know where to focus their attention in the closing days of their 2018 campaign.
Second District Democratic candidate Angie Craig hosted a round table discussion Friday, Oct. 26 on workforce development in Shakopee, where she heard from area politicians, industry representatives, labor leaders and child care experts.
In case you’re wondering: Yes, you are seeing a whole lot of political ads — more than $71 million worth of ads across Minnesota airwaves, not even counting the state legislative races.
Some candidates run for office because they want to be elected. Okay, most candidates run for office because they want to be elected.
As the days before Nov. 6 become fewer, the patience of the two candidates for governor of Minnesota is growing thinner.
If the television ads, media coverage and dinner table debates aren't telling enough, the midterm elections are just a few short weeks away.
As the election nears, the JI asked city council candidates in-depth questions about pools, parks, housing needs and growth in the community.
With six weeks to go until the Nov. 6 midterm election, the southwest metro is converting from manicured suburbs into a ragged battlefield, where millions of advertising dollars and hundreds of door knockers and phone bankers will make the pitch that their candidate and political party are b…
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