MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Governor Mark Dayton on Tuesday made Minnesota the nation's 12th state to allow same-sex couples to marry and only the second in the Midwest, signing a bill on the steps of the state Capitol before thousands of supporters. Full story
Rachel Maddow reports on the significance of Minnesota in the history of the fight over same-sex marriage rights and the recent political history that lead to the state becoming the 12th in the nation to support marriage equality.
A massive sheet of ice driven by wind gusts pushed into homes on the banks of Lake Mille Lacs. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
A creeping wave of ice comes ashore on the banks of a lake in Minnesota.
Advisor for LGBT Policy at the Center for American Progress Aisha Moodie-Mills, former Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party Pat Brady, Democratic State Senator Kelvin Atkinson of Nevada, and The Star Tribune reporter Rachel Stassen-Berger talk about the fight for gay marriage in Minnesota.
The tide is shifting fast in poll numbers on marriage equality, but most red states already have constitutional amendments banning gay marriage. Steve Kornacki’s panelists look at where there is hope for LGBT individuals in conservative corners of America.
Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, left, sponsor of the gay marriage bill in the Minnesota Senate, and his partner Richard Leyva greet a large, joyous crowd as they arrive at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. on May 13, before a Minnesota Senate debate on a bill that would make Minneso
A photo of Derek Boogaard and his jersey sit on a table during a memorial at Xcel Arena Sunday, May 15, 2011 in St. Paul, Minn., for the New York Rangers and former Minnesota Wild NHL hockey player, who died Friday in Minneapolis.
Mike Gregg trudges through the snow Thursday morning in Austin, Minn., to walk his dog Jake. Heavy, wet snow impacted driving and all-around travel abruptly interrupting spring. Winter made a return appearance in southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of more than a foot of new snow