Minnesota GOP reconvenes to back candidate for governor


by The Independent

The Independent— Minnesota Republicans have reconvened to endorse a candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz, a day after delegates picked political outsider Jim Schultz to try to unseat Attorney General Keith Ellison

The Washington Times—Race is tight as Minnesota GOP picks candidate for governor. Minnesota Republicans reconvened Saturday to endorse a candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election but the five candidates were tightly bunched on the early ballots, showing that all had earned loyal pockets of support.

Newsweek—Trump further alienates Pennsylvania GOP by backing Mastriano for governor. Several state Republican leaders had already coalesced around a different candidate, as happened with Senate candidate Mehmet Oz.

The Washington Times—Trump backs Mastriano in Pennsylvania GOP governor primary. Donald Trump on Saturday endorsed Doug Mastriano in Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for governor, siding with a far-right candidate who was outside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection and has worked with determination to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.