Former Senator John Edwards officially withdrew from the Democratic Presidential campaign today. He spoke with his family at his side at the site of his public campaign declaration a few months ago in New Orleans, Louisiana. KFAI’s Lauretta Dawolo captured Edwards’ final remarks and spoke with one of his biggest local supporters.

Story submitted by Lauretta Dawolo

As Super Tuesday approaches on February 5th, a local voter rights organization is gearing up to generate awareness among the local community about voter fraud and discrepencies.

Former Democratic Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney is running for President, and is seeking the Green Party’s endorsement.

Over the past few weeks KFAI has been covering tonight’s St. Paul City Council elections. Our reporters have found that many are worried voter turn out will be lower than in previous elections. St. Paul residents are encouraged to get out and vote before polls close at 8 p.m.

Story submitted by Lauren Knapp

The election for St. Paul’s School Board includes a broad slate of candidates. Eight candidates are running for the four available seats available on St. Paul’s School Board.

The 7th Ward is an economically and racially diverse area on the East Side of St. Paul. In a debate hosted by the St.

In a sense, St. Paul’s 6th Ward presents a race between youthful optimism and solid experience. The candidates running for City Council in St.

St. Paul’s 5th Ward covers the northern edge of the city from Como Park to Edgerton Avenue. In this neighborhood, first-term city councilman Lee Helgen is facing financial planner David Haas.