Archive for January, 2014

Political Drive-Time – January 31, 2014

Political Drive-Time – January 31, 2014

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 – Balls & Strikes: All U.S. Senate Campaigns Should Publicly Release Their […]

by · January 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Featured, Media
Dahlberg Calls on All U.S. Senate Campaigns to Release ’13 Fundraising Totals

Dahlberg Calls on All U.S. Senate Campaigns to Release ’13 Fundraising Totals

U.S. Senate candidate and St. Louis County Commissioner Chris Dahlberg today called on all candidates for the U.S. Senate to release their 2013 fundraising totals. U.S. Senate candidate and State Senator Julianne Ortman (R-Chanhassen) and U.S. Senate candidate and Representative Jim Abler (R-Anoka), along with other candidates, have yet to release their […]

Sieben Rules Out Being Gov. Dayton’s Running Mate in ’14

Sieben Rules Out Being Gov. Dayton’s Running Mate in ’14

State Senator Katie Sieben (DFL-Newport) ruled out running with Gov. Mark Dayton this November as his pick to be the next lieutenant governor. The Star Tribune reported Sieben said in a statement “[as] Assistant Majority Leader, I will work closely with the governor and fellow members of the Legislature on economic priorities […]

Balls & Strikes: All U.S. Senate Campaigns Should Publicly Release Their Fundraising Totals Today

Balls & Strikes: All U.S. Senate Campaigns Should Publicly Release Their Fundraising Totals Today

Today is the Federal Election Commission’s (FEC) deadline for Year-End 2013 reports of the contributions and expenditures for congressional and presidential campaigns, along with PAC and party reports that file quarterly. Today is also the deadline for Year-end Report of Receipts and Expenditures for state campaigns with the Minnesota Campaign […]

Political Drive-Time – January 30, 2014

Political Drive-Time – January 30, 2014

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 – Tom Workman Speaks Up Again: Julianne Ortman Cannot Win #2. politics.mn […]

by · January 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Blog, Featured, Media
Tom Workman Speaks Up Again: Julianne Ortman Cannot Win

Tom Workman Speaks Up Again: Julianne Ortman Cannot Win

During a career in the Minnesota House of Representatives, Tom Workman, was never afraid of voicing his opinion. In 1996, then-Representative Workman, made headlines across Minnesota when he served on the Ethics Committee in the Minnesota House of Representatives. The committee had been meeting regarding allegations of harassment and intimidation […]

Thompson to Select Benson as Lt. Gov

Thompson to Select Benson as Lt. Gov

State Senator Dave Thompson (R-Lakeville) and Republican candidate for governor will select State Senator Michelle Benson (R-Andover) as his pick to be the next lieutenant governor, according to Republican sources I spoke with and based on reporting from the Associated Press. As I wrote yesterday, this is a bold move by Thompson’s […]

by · January 30, 2014 · 0 comments · 2014 Elections, Governor '14
Political Drive-Time – January 29, 2014

Political Drive-Time – January 29, 2014

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 – Sivarajah Raises Almost $14K in Last Quarter of ’13 #2. politics.mn […]

by · January 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Featured, Media