Brian Lambert The herd is thinning. Tad Vezner and Frederick Melo of the PiPress report, “Former St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman has suspended his campaign for Minnesota governor. ... Democrat Tim Walz and Republican Jeff Johnson were the big winners in straw polls for governor at the Feb. 6 precinct caucuses.n In the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party balloting, Walz, the 1st District congressman from Mankato, led a crowded field with more than 30 percent of the votes.”At MPR, Brian Bakst says, “Coleman hadn't ruled out running in a primary if he couldn't secure the party's June endorsement for the open governor's mansion. But doing so would have required him to considerably ramp up fundraising and left him to consider stepping up his...
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Former St. Paul Mayor Coleman drops out of governor's race