Bernie Sanders revives his movement in Minnesota ahead of Super Tuesday voting

“I think that in 2016, I just remember feeling like this is so amazing … but how could this ever happen? There is so much work to do,” said Naomi Hornstein, who spent Friday afternoon texting voters from the TakeAction Minnesota office in St. Paul. “And now I’m seeing it’s really, really possible.”

As Biden struggles, Klobuchar and Buttigieg vie for Minnesota moderates

Sanders recently won the first-ever endorsement of progressive group TakeAction Minnesota, which is trying to mobilize its 50,000 members to get out and support Sanders in the primary. “He’s the only candidate who has stayed true to his vision and fight for the last 50 years,” said TakeAction organizer Jamila Mame. “No one else can say that.”

Is Amy Klobuchar a shoo-in in home state Minnesota on Super Tuesday?

ST. CLOUD — Wayne Grimmer sees U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar as a dark horse candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.

TakeAction Minnesota backs Sen. Bernie Sanders

The progressive group, a powerhouse in DFL politics, chooses the Vermont senator in Minnesota’s presidential primary.  A powerful Minnesota progressive group has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders in the state’s upcoming Democratic presidential primary. TakeAction Minnesota announced its backing for the Vermont senator on Wednesday morning. It is the first time the group has endorsed a

Youth, diversity take the reins of power at St. Paul City Hall

It wasn’t until Nelsie Yang volunteered on Dai Thao’s 2015 St. Paul City Council reelection campaign that she realized people of color could be elected officials. “I didn’t even know that somebody like me could do this work,” Yang said. “I remember saying to myself, ‘Wow, if Dai can do this, I can do it,

Network-building pays off in Nelsie Yang’s groundbreaking council win

Nelsie Yang’s 3-year-old niece was at her side when she learned that she’d been elected to the St. Paul City Council, after eight hours of ballot counting and 18 months of campaigning.

“I’m just so happy she’s here,” Yang said after her victory in the Sixth Ward race was called Friday. “When I was 3 years old, I never would have imagined myself being here.”

Election reveals changing face of leadership in Twin Cities suburbs

The newly elected women say the trend has been building over the last few years, and they credit each other for support and inspiration, as well as organizations such as TakeAction Minnesota, Women Organizing Women and Women Winning, aimed at encouraging women to seek public office.

Such women are “feeling a sense of confidence because they are seeing representation now that look like them,” said Pahoua Yang Hoffman, executive director of the Citizens League. “The community is also rallying around them.”