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Legislative notebook: Senate passes smaller minimum wage
By Don Davis The Minnesota Senate voted 39-28 Wednesday to approve a minimum wage far lower than the House and governor favor. Senators approved raising the hourly minimum wage to $7.75 an hour in two...
5/9/13 at 8:44 AM Legislative notebook: Gay marriage fight will continue during session 1/4/13 at 5:37 PM
Budget debate turns into campaign debate 3/4/12 at 12:05 PM
Tim Johnson's secret to success
It's not difficult to get things done, according to an old saying, if you don't care who gets the credit. That may be a fitting tribute to Tim Johnson, one of three South Dakota Democrats who served ...
3/27/13 at 1:19 AM Thune VP buzz buzzing buzzily 4/17/12 at 4:15 AM
The thrill of voting 6/8/11 at 2:46 PM
Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: An Author's Perspective
To start off this column, I would like to start with a quote in connection with the results of the Presidential Elections: "When you give someone a Herculean task, which takes a lot of time to compl...
11/9/12 at 9:35 AM Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: A Review of the 2008 Proposal 11/7/12 at 6:25 PM
Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: An Interview with Patrick Sparks 11/6/12 at 9:29 AM
We have our man for the job! Now let's get to work! Thoughts on the US Elections
What does it take to become the President of the United States? And what does it take to ensure that the man you voted for is elected to office? These are the questions I've been asking myself ever...
11/7/12 at 5:40 AM Did Sandy push the presidential elections back? I hope so. 10/30/12 at 7:23 PM
Education should be encouraged, not denied 10/25/12 at 8:36 AM
Tuesday cannot come soon enough.
Is it just me or has this campaign season been the most unbearable campaign season of all time? I think it has been decidedly more unbearable because of Facebook.Facebook has become a more powerful de...
11/4/12 at 12:46 PM Unacceptable losses 6/9/12 at 9:22 PM
A political statement... 11/2/10 at 7:05 AM
Bill Clinton visits Duluth, 1994
There's news today that former President Bill Clinton is planning a visit to Duluth on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, to campaign on behalf of Democratic candidates in the upcoming election. That will be al...
10/29/12 at 12:54 PM Photos of Paul Wellstone in the Northland 10/24/12 at 5:01 AM
George McGovern in the Twin Ports 10/21/12 at 11:05 PM
Chamber Holds Inaugural Candidate Cracker Barrel
adj. Resembling or characteristic of the extended informal discussions carried on by persons habitually assembled at a country store: cracker-barrel philosophy. This week, The Chamber coined The Candi...
10/19/12 at 1:00 PM
In China, I remember explaining the concept of campaigning to my adult English students. They laughed as I walked from one to the next, energetically shaking their hands and smiling. "See class? That'...
10/19/12 at 9:54 AM
McGovern, Nixon rhetoric escalated this week in ’72
EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a weekly series examining the events of 40 years ago that led to Mitchell native George McGoverns Democratic presidential nomination and run for the White House. By TOM ...
8/26/12 at 10:04 PM
Record on taxes is clear
All votes of Fargo city commissioners are public record and are verified in the minutes of all the commission meetings. Im proud of my record as one who works to engage the community to make better us...
4/8/12 at 7:50 AM
Ole and Lena get campaigning
Here is a video from Brad Crabree's campaign to be a public service commissioner. I'm just going to post it and let you draw your own conclusions, which I invite you to share in the comments. http://...
10/20/10 at 1:42 PM
Today's Show Wednesday 5/19
Today on The Christopher Gabriel Program: Incumbent backlash seen in last nights Primary results; A National Honor Society student who has been accepted into Berkley can't get student loans and can't...
5/19/10 at 3:08 AM Today's Show Monday 5/17 5/17/10 at 3:33 AM