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What’s the proper role for the federal government? That question has been a major topic in the election, but all too often, the answers have been reduced to silly oversimplifications...
opinion / commentary
Tue, Nov 06, 2012 - 12:31am
Sample ballot omitted candidates in Ward 5
BEMIDJI – Some candidates and the school’s operating levy request in today’s election were not included as part of a sample ballot printed in The Pioneer on Sunday. The sample...
news / local
Tue, Nov 06, 2012 - 12:08am
Three million head to Minnesota polls
ST. PAUL – Three million Minnesotans exercise their democratic right to vote today as polls show some contests getting tighter. Thousands of volunteers for the two major parties, candidates and...
Mon, Nov 05, 2012 - 11:56pm
History shows Democrats can count on Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has historically been a place a Democratic presidential nominee could count on. Through presidential landslides and squeakers, the party's nominee has won the state in every...
Mon, Nov 05, 2012 - 11:56am
Fla. remains tough sell to end for Obama, Romney
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — To the last minute, Florida is proving to be an expensive and frustrating state for President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney alike, seemingly resistant to...
Mon, Nov 05, 2012 - 11:54am
Final debate shows Bills, Klobuchar far apart
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's U.S. Senate debate, if it did nothing else, showed the political distance between the two candidates. Republican challenger Kurt Bills added distance between his views and...
Mon, Nov 05, 2012 - 8:16am
Better off 4 years later? A mixed bag of answers
It's a staple of every presidential election, a single question that puts the incumbent's record on trial and asks American voters to be the jurors. "Are you better off than...
Sat, Nov 03, 2012 - 4:53pm
At the end, Romney, Obama spar over voter revenge
MENTOR, Ohio (AP) — Reaching for the finish line, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama embarked Saturday on the final 72-hour haul of their long, grinding quest for victory,...
Sat, Nov 03, 2012 - 1:23pm
Romney, Obama each get something in jobs report
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney each got new evidence to bolster his closing argument Friday from an economic report showing more job creation...
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 - 11:14am
Marriage amendment divisions run deep
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s hottest election topic continues to get hotter as Election Day nears. Whether to amend the state Constitution to ban same-sex marriage has generated the most debate...
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 - 4:22am
Pro and con arguments on gay marriage
ST. PAUL — The basic argument about whether to pass a proposed constitutional amendment about marriage centers on whether same-sex marriages should be allowed. Even though passing the amendment would...
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 - 4:07am
Parties prepare for campaign’s final days
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Democrats are launching what they call the most ambitious get-out-the-vote campaign ever, including sending around the state a tour bus featuring gigantic photos of President Barack...
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 - 4:04am
Jim Hightower: Politics creeps to a new low
America has always had political campaigns that dig into the muck of their opponents’ personal lives, then fling any nasty nuggets of negativity they find right into the face of...
opinion / commentary
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 - 3:53am
Area Senate, House districts races among state’s costliest
BEMIDJI – Incumbents pitted against each other in the state’s Senate District 5 race have spent nearly $100,000 in a bid to represent a geographical area spanning from Grand Rapids...
news / local
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 - 3:48am
Inside look at Ward 1: Houle, Meehlhause represent different perspectives of ward
BEMIDJI – Ward 1 features a mix of homeowners and renters next to the Bemidji State University campus. Both candidates running for that seat in Tuesday’s election represent two differing...
news / local
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 - 3:35am