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February 6, 2018
This precinct caucus in East Grand Forks, Minn., attracted far fewer Democrats than two years ago, when records were set statewide. Sam Easter / Forum News Service
Johnson, Walz win governor caucus polls, but is Pawlenty running?
February 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
Tim Pawlenty talks to a 2011 Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He was running for president; in 2017, there is talk abot him running for the U.S. Senate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
January 26, 2018
Minnesota Rep. Matt Dean watches governor candidate Jeff Johnson after Dean announced he was dropping out of the race to support Johnson. The announcement came Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, less than two weeks before Republican precinct cauces attenders will vote in a straw poll for governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Caucuses important step in political process
January 26, 2018 - 11:10am
April 17, 2016
Many changes if state switches to primary: Minnesota Legislature and governor seem ready to make change
April 17, 2016 - 10:30pm
April 14, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: It is time for a Minnesota presidential primary
April 14, 2016 - 12:12am
March 1, 2016
Find your precinct for today's caucuses
March 1, 2016 - 10:10am
February 19, 2016
Editorial: Presidential campaigns are coming to Minnesota
February 19, 2016 - 5:00am
February 14, 2016
CAPITOL CHATTER: Minnesota Legislature attracts national attention
February 14, 2016 - 11:18pm
February 4, 2014
Karen Nelson, left, and Evelyn Paulson read through letters from straw poll candidates Tuesday during a Republican caucus at Willmar Middle School. The caucuses were the beginning of what is new to many Republicans: a path to an Aug. 12 primary election contest. Several candidates in both the Senate and governor races expect to continue their campaigns into primary races beyond the May 30-31 state convention in Rochester. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Ortman leads GOP Senate poll; race tight for governor
February 4, 2014 - 11:23pm
January 31, 2014
Straw polls, grassroots politics part of precinct caucuses set for Tuesday
January 31, 2014 - 11:12pm
February 8, 2012
Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks as his wife Karen, right, listens during a primary night watch party Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in St. Charles, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Three Santorum wins send 'loud and louder' message
February 8, 2012 - 1:23am
December 22, 2011
Commentary: Iowa's still a bookie's nightmare
December 22, 2011 - 12:00am
February 4, 2010
GOP's top governor candidates become clear; DFL race a bit fuzzy
February 4, 2010 - 12:00am