With his resignation date still not set, Democratic Sen. Al Franken is being urged to remain in office until allegations of sexual misconduct can be examined by the Senate Ethics Committee. Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson endorsed that view in a commentary Sunday.
After the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.4 trillion tax cut package last month, U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis hailed the measure as a necessary change to the tax code.
Garrison Keillor, Lake Wobegon and "A Prairie Home Companion" have been synonymous with Minnesota's culture for decades. Keillor was the Minnesota boy who found fame bringing the humor of the state's culture to the radio and the stage.
Another newspaper in Minnesota is yielding to the economics of the newspaper industry and cutting back the number of days it issues a printed paper.
A week-and-a-half after the first of four allegations of sexual misconduct against DFL Sen. Al Franken surfaced, Franken told MPR News he has felt shocked, embarrassed and ashamed but that he will not leave the Senate."I'm going to do my job and I'm going to go forward," he said. "I'm going …
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken acknowledged Thursday that he had “crossed a line for some women” with the way he embraced them during photographs at events.