According to the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, there have been five instances where a president has been elected while not winning the popular vote. Most recently, Donald Trump won the presidential election by securing more electoral votes than Hilary Clinton despite Clinton receiving nearly 2.9 million more total votes than Trump.
This week on "Starting Line" we learn more about HF845. The proposed legislation sponsored by Rep. Mike Freiberg (DFL-Golden Valley) would enact in Minnesota the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote.
'A very successful session?' Or, 'a debacle?' The reviews are mixed in the immediate aftermath of the 2018 session.
Introduced in March 2017 by Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein (DFL-New Brighton) and Sen. Carolyn Laine (DFL-Columbia Heights), HF2470/SF2259, aims to stop the cycle of opioid misuse and addiction through education.
The conference committee tasked with hammering out the differences that divide the House and Senate on a laundry list of major issues met for the first time Tuesday afternoon.
Republican legislative majority offers mixed reactions to proposed tax system overhauls and DMV fixes.
The latest numbers are a $517 million swing from the November forecast
The state’s latest economic forecast projects a budget deficit of $188 million for the current two-year biennium, and a $586 million deficit for the 2020-21 biennium
The budget process explained — and why it matters