Archive for December, 2013

Ortman Endorsed by MN Gun Owners PAC

Ortman Endorsed by MN Gun Owners PAC

State Senator Julianne Ortman (R-Chanhassen) was endorsed yesterday in the U.S. Senate race by the Minnesota Gun Owners Political Action Committee. Sen. Ortman is one of multiple Republicans running for the U.S. Senate against incumbent U.S. Senator Al Franken. In a statement, Mark Okern, chairman of the MN Gun Owners Political […]

Gov. Dayton Raises $1 Million for Re-Election

Gov. Dayton Raises $1 Million for Re-Election

The year will end with Governor Mark Dayton having a sizable campaign war chest, as he raised $1,000,000 in 2013 for his re-election next year. Governor Dayton has never been a strong fundraiser and has mostly self-funded his campaigns for public office. But ending the year having raised $1,000,000 for his […]

New Poll Shows GOP Fighting Back

New Poll Shows GOP Fighting Back

A new poll from CNN/ORC International shows Republicans with a 49%-44% lead over the Democrats in a generic congressional ballot – a 13-point shift during the last two months. From CNN: A CNN/ORC International survey released Thursday also indicates that President Barack Obama may be dragging down Democratic congressional candidates, and that […]

by · December 26, 2013 · 0 comments · 2014 Elections, Featured
Thissen Swings Back at Davids Over MNsure Comments

Thissen Swings Back at Davids Over MNsure Comments

The Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives fired back at a fellow legislator for public comments made about MNsure. In an op-ed published in the Rochester Post-Bulletin, Representative Paul Thissen (DFL-Minneapolis) fired back at comments made by Representative Greg Davids (R-Preston) that “[p]eople will die because of MNsure. That’s a fact.” […]

AFP Releases Ad Targeting Nolan for Supporting ObamaCare

AFP Releases Ad Targeting Nolan for Supporting ObamaCare

Americans for Prosperity has released an ad targeting Congressman Rick Nolan for his vote for ObamaCare. This is one of the first ads in Minnesota focused on ObamaCare, pushing a line of attack Minnesotans can expected to see more of as the calendar flips to 2014. The new ads are part […]

The Buzz: Former Mark Kennedy, Cravaack and HRCC Staffer Joins Gerson for Congress

The Buzz: Former Mark Kennedy, Cravaack and HRCC Staffer Joins Gerson for Congress

Joey Gerdin, who previously worked for Congressman Mark Kennedy’s U.S. Senate campaign and was the finance director for House Republican Campaign Committee and Chip Crvaack’s 2010 campaign, has signed up to work for David Gerson’s campaign for Congress. Gerson is challenging incumbent Congressman John Kline for the GOP endorsement in […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Take a break trying on sweaters that don’t fit & drinking eggnog and read some of the upcoming posts on politics.mn. I hope you all had a very merry Christmas and thanks for visiting politics.mn.

by · December 25, 2013 · 0 comments · Blog, Featured
Political Drive-Time – December 20, 2013

Political Drive-Time – December 20, 2013

Every late afternoon/early evening on politics.mn, I’ll be posting links to the key political stories and news summaries of the day and provide you with insight on the political stories people will be talking about the next day. #1.  politics.mn – Housley Calls for Special Session to Fix MNsure #2. WCCO – MNsure Extends […]

by · December 20, 2013 · 0 comments · Featured, Media