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April 18, 2018
Former Republican Party Chairman Keith Downey, shown here at the Minnesota State Fair in 2016, has dropped out the race for governor. (Forum News Service file photo)
Candidate Downey out after Pawlenty raises $1 million
April 18, 2018 - 11:48am
February 9, 2018
Former state Rep. Tim Finseth leads an East Grand Forks, Minn., Republican precinct caucus on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Across the state, Republican caucuses often were not well attended. Sam Easter / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
February 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
February 7, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Thissen, a former House speaker, dropped out of the governor's race Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, after a poor showing the night before in a Democratic straw poll. He is shown at a Minnesota Newspaper Association forum in January 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Analysis: Democrats' Trumpphobia continues to energize Minnesota base
February 7, 2018 - 5:35pm
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
Republican Minnesota governor candidate Mary Giuliani Stephens and Democratic candidate Tim Walz talk before the Friday, Jan. 26, candidate forum at the Minnesota Newspaper Convention. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN Republican governor hopefuls lean right
January 26, 2018 - 3:05pm
January 25, 2018
Keith Downey
Facebook smear campaign alleged in Minnesota GOP governor race
January 25, 2018 - 9:14pm
December 2, 2017
Six Republican candidates for governor spoke Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at a forum sponsored by the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce at Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes in Baxter. The candidates are Matt Dean (left), Keith Downey, Mary Giuliani Stephens, Jeff Johnson, David Osmek and Phillip Parrish. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Republican governor candidates dish it out at Brainerd-area forum
December 2, 2017 - 12:29pm
November 9, 2017
Kurt Zellers, right, tells three Minnesota Republican governor candidates the rules for a Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, forum during the AgriGrowth annual meeting in Minneapolis. Candidates from left are state Sen. David Osmek, state Rep. Matt Dean and former state Rep. Keith Downey. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota governor candidates differ on ag approaches
November 9, 2017 - 7:08pm
July 25, 2017
Former Minnesota Republican Chairman Keith Downey speaks during an event Thursday, July 25, 2016. File photo / Forum News Service
Keith Downey, former GOP chair, is running for governor with the message: 'I believe in you.'
July 25, 2017 - 10:39am
Chris Fields was elected Deputy Chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota in May 2014. (Courtesy of The Republican Party of Minnesota)
Outgoing Minn. GOP chair says deputy unfit to replace him
April 25, 2017 - 7:59pm
November 4, 2016
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Unpopular candidates, no statewide races, new early voting make for rare election in MN
November 4, 2016 - 10:54pm
October 12, 2016
Gov. Mark Dayton autographs a sign of the new MNSure health insurance marketplace Wednesday, March 20, 2013, after signing a bill making it law. With him is Senate bill author Sen. Tony Lourey of Kerrick. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton: 'Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable'
October 12, 2016 - 1:38pm
July 31, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota may not get presidential race love
July 31, 2016 - 8:50pm