Gov. Candidate Tim Pawlenty, Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach Visit Moorhead

He's up against U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, democrat Erin Murphy and GOP endorsement Jeff Johnson

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Gubernatorial Candidate Tim Pawlenty and running mate, current Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach, made a stop in Moorhead this morning. If elected, Pawlenty and Fischbach say they will focus on things like changing the taxes on social security benefits and making sure the F–M Diversion project doesn’t result in Minnesota farmers’ land being completely flooded. Pawlenty is running…

Thissen Is Out of Race for Governor After Minnesota Caucuses

Democrat Walz And Republican Johnson Lead In Each Party But A Former Governor Could Shake Up The Race

State Rep. Paul Thissen is dropping out of the Minnesota governor’s race after a poor showing in Tuesday night’s caucuses. The former House speaker was part of a crowded field of Democrats hoping to succeed Gov. Mark Dayton. But he finished at the bottom of a six-candidate field in the caucus straw poll, well behind U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, the…