Minneapolis residents approved two ballot measures in Tuesday’s election, one that removes strict food-to-alcohol sales ratios for neighborhood restaurants and another that increases the filing fees for municipal elections.
Former president Bill Clinton will be in Minnesota on Friday to headline a campaign rally in support of Democratic Sen. Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton.
The Get Out the Vote event takes place at the Northrop Auditorium on the University of Minnesota campus. The RSVP period for tickets is now closed, but organizers say seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
With 2 1/2 years remaining, President Barack Obama has been blocked by Congress and is running out of steps he can take on his own to achieve his goals. So, the White House is trying to maximize Obama's exposure to "real Americans," hoping that more intimate and less scripted interactions will remind struggling citizens why they voted for him in the first place.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be on the University of Minnesota campus Thursday to speak at the newly-remodeled Northrop Auditorium, and students, staff, faculty and community members are planning to protest ahead of the speech.