In this commentary, Professor Larry Jacobs and Doug Chapin of the Humphrey School's Election Academy say allegations that our elections are rigged are disrespectful to election officials across the country who strive to ensure access to the polls.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.S. House, said Tuesday in a visit to the Humphrey School that disarray in the Republican Party relating to presidential nominee Donald Trump has invigorated her party as it mounts a long-shot bid to reclaim Congress.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told a Humphrey School forum that Democrats at the moment have a chance at not just winning the White House, but retaking the House of Representatives and the Senate.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke Tuesday morning at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, raising the possibility of a “wave” election, with Democrats taking the House and Senate as well as the White House.
A new study by researchers at the Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice suggests a minimum wage increase would have miniscule negative impacts on the city of Minneapolis. But some city officials are skeptical.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale joined the New York Times live via email during Tuesday night's vice-presidential candidate debate, sizing up the candidates and discussing the role of the vice presidency.
A study conducted by researchers at the Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice concludes that raising the minimum wage in Minneapolis to $15 an hour would increase the incomes of tens of thousands of workers.
The rematch between Republican Stewart Mills and Democratic incumbent Rick Nolan has attracted the third most reported outside spending of any race in the country. Eric Ostermeier, a Humphrey School research associate and author of the Smart Politics blog, is quoted.
The poll found that 50 percent of Minnesotans approve of President Obama’s job performance, while 44 percent do not approve. Eric Ostermeier, founder of the Smart Politics blog and a Humphrey School researcher, is quoted.