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PoliGraph: lawmaker's claim relies on just one source

Minnesota Republicans are aiming to put issues on the ballot in 2012 election, among them a constitutional amendment that would define marriage...

PoliGraph: Bachmann's health care claim tough to verify

As Rep. Michele Bachmann tours the country testing the waters for a potential presidential run, she'll be talking a lot about Congress's...

PoliGraph: Dayton tax increase big, maybe not biggest

Gov. Mark Dayton's $37 billion budget plan has not been warmly received by Republicans. For instance, GOP House Majority Leader Matt Dean...

PoliGraph: Dayton's accuracy on job growth claim depends on data set

During his State of the State speech, Gov. Mark Dayton made some troubling observations about Minnesota's economy, including this one:...

PoliGraph: DFL hit on Horner hard to judge

The Minnesota DFL Party is going after Independence Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner's tax plan....

PoliGraph: Dayton's call to cut more easily said than done

Part of Mark Dayton's revised budget plan involves dramatic reductions in how much the government spends on private sector contracts....

PoliGraph: Emmer's public sector salary claim inconclusive

By Catharine Richert During a debate in Golden Valley, Tom Emmer put public sector employee salaries in his cross-hairs. "On average, a...

PoliGraph: Horner's small businesses claim cuts both ways

By Catharine Richert In a recent gubernatorial debate in Winona, Tom Horner and Mark Dayton traded barbs over taxes. Horner, the Independence...

PoliGraph: Kelliher, Dayton's tax claims put to the test

By Catharine Richert In their final debate before the primary Sunday night, two leading DFL candidates for governor wrangled over taxes. House...

PoliGraph: Dayton tax claim on the high end

By Catharine Richert To reduce the state's nearly $6 billion projected deficit, DFL candidates for governor are touting plans to cut spending...

PoliGraph: Dayton education claim debatable

By Catharine Richert Mark Dayton's latest TV ad takes aim at Gov. Tim Pawlenty's education funding record. "Pawlenty cut funding by $1,300...

PoliGraph: Hahn's gambling revenue estimate on the high end

By Catharine Richert Rob Hahn's plan to lower the deficit involves six new riverboat casinos on the Mississippi. "The revenue to the...

PoliGraph: Kelliher Medicaid claim in a grey area

By Catharine Richert House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher, the DFL-endorsed candidate for governor, says the state should move early to shift thousands...