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November 12, 2013 — St. Paul has elected its first Hmong-American city council member. Dai Thao is an information technology specialist who?s never run for office before. He won a special election against six other candidates on Monday after the ranked-choice vote count took place.
September 18, 2013 — Former Minnesota Governor and congressman Al Quie is celebrating a milestone today. The republican and thirty-fifth governor of the state turns 90 years old. Quie served in Congress for over 20 years, then in 1978, he was elected Governor and served one term. Al Quie joins us now tot alk about his career, and the state of things today.
October 28, 2011 — GARY: [Minnesota Public Radio -- covering Minnesota since 1967. In 1990, Soviet president and General Secretary of the Communist Party, Mikhail Gorbachev, spoke to business leaders in Minneapolis] GARY END
March 22, 2011 — Former Governor Tim Pawlenty has taken a step forward in a quest for the White House. Although not officially in the presidental race, he has formed an exploratory committee to run for president. Jennifer Duffy, senior editor at the Cook Political Report, explains what this actually means.
March 8, 2011 — Interview with Steve Sviggum and Roger Moe.
February 8, 2011 — Tim Pawlenty has been touting the success of Minnesota's home-grown health reforms during his national book tour as he prepares for possible run for the presidency. The former Republican governor says the state has designed a good blueprint for reining-in costs, that the rest of the nation should follow. While it's true that Minnesota has been experimenting with new ways of paying for care, some health care observers believe it's a stretch to say that Minnesota's experiments have had much of an effect on costs at this point. We picked out two of Pawlenty's Minnesota reform claims and examined them.
January 26, 2011 — Excerpts of the Tea Party's response to President Obama's State of the Union address last night (Tuesday). Minnesota's 6th District Republican Congresswoman, Michele Bachmann, delivered her remarks on behalf of the Tea Party after the Republican Party's official response, delivered by Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan. Obama's policies and actions on taxes, the unemployment rate, gas prices and healthcare are mentioned.
December 27, 2010 — The year 2010 brought Republican electoral gains, in Minnesota and across the country, as well as another recount in a statewide election. Midday's political analysts look ahead to politics in 2011.