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November 12, 2009
Candidates for governor will debate in Farmington
November 12, 2009 - 10:00am
February 13, 2009
State Budget Director Jim Schowalter, left, and finance Commissioner Tom Hanson tell legislators Thursday there still is unknown information about how the federal economic stimulus plan will affect Minnesota. Congress is expected to pass the legislation in the coming days.  Staff photo by Scott Wente
Stimulus shakes up budget debate
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 12, 2009
Medical marijuana advocate Joni Whiting of Jordan tells senators Wednesday that the drug helped her daughter cope with the pain of cancer and that other Minnesotans suffering from chronic illnesses should have the opportunity to legally use the drug as a pain reliever.
Medical marijuana debate revived
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation President Kevin Paap lays out issues facing farmers from implementing the new farm bill to the continuing food versus fuel debate during his annual address to Minnesota Farm Bureau members at their annual meeting Saturday in Brooklyn Park, Minn. staff photo by Brad Swenson
Minnesota Farm Bureau tackles food vs. fuel issue
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, left, and Al Franken, right, lead forward, accusing each other of waging a nasty campaign for U.S. Senate. In the middle is Dean Barkley.  staff photo by Don Davis
Candidates trade barbs in final debate
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Three major candidates for Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat met for the fourth time Friday night on Twin Cities Public Television. (from left) host Cathy Wurzer, former Sen. Dean Barkley, Al Franken, host Eric Eskola and Sen. Norm Coleman. Staff photo by Don Davis
Gun issue fires up Senate hopefuls
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Senate candidates lay out differences
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Waging a debate over minimum wage
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am