Archive for February, 2014

Political Drive-Time – February 28, 2014

Political Drive-Time – February 28, 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 – Report: Collin Peterson to Run for Re-Election in 2014 #2. politics.mn […]

by · February 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Featured, Media
Quote of the Day: Chairman of Taxpayers League Board on GOP Endorsement in HD 30B

Quote of the Day: Chairman of Taxpayers League Board on GOP Endorsement in HD 30B

“But there were many aspects of this endorsement contest that were about as fragrant as Limburger cheese on hot, humid day.” Source: Harold Hamilton, Chairman of the Board of the Taxpayers League of Minnesota, The Minnesota Watchdog – Friday Commentary, February 28, 2014

Poll Results & Other FitzSimmons News

Poll Results & Other FitzSimmons News

I conducted the first poll on politics.mn this week and asked the question: Should Dave FitzSimmons run in the Republican primary in House District 30B? The poll was added to the top right sidebar of politics.mn and was first published on Wednesday morning. I scheduled the poll to end at 3:15 PM […]

Report: Collin Peterson to Run for Re-Election in 2014

Report: Collin Peterson to Run for Re-Election in 2014

According to information from Blois Olson’s The Morning Take, Congressman Collin Peterson will “definitely run for re-election” this year: Sources close to Rep. Collin Peterson say he will definitely run for re-election in 2014.  After months of speculation that he would retire, and pressure from Republican groups, Peterson decided that to run for […]

Political Drive-Time – February 27, 2014

Political Drive-Time – February 27, 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 – Seifert Selects Myhra as Lieutenant Governor Candidate #2. politics.mn – Unwinding The […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Featured, Media
Unwinding The SPIN: Why Seifert Selected Myhra

Unwinding The SPIN: Why Seifert Selected Myhra

This morning, Republican candidate for governor Marty Seifert announced his selection of Representative Pam Myhra (R-Burnsville) as his candidate for lieutenant governor. Aside from the traditional criteria of having a gender-balanced ticket, below are some other political reasons why Seifert may have selected Myhra. Myhra is a safe pick for lieutenant governor and […]

Seifert Selects Myhra as Lieutenant Governor Candidate

Seifert Selects Myhra as Lieutenant Governor Candidate

Republican candidate for governor Marty Seifert announced today his selection of Representative Pam Myhra (R-Burnsville) as his candidate for lieutenant governor. In a release from his campaign, Seifert said: Pam is a winner, defeating an entrenched multi-term incumbent Democrat in a swing district. She works hard on behalf of her constituents […]

President Obama Visits Minnesota

President Obama Visits Minnesota

President Obama traveled to Minnesota today to announce new investments in transportation and other infrastructure projects. I’ve been at the airport since President Obama arrived earlier today and I’ll have more to report on his visit to Minnesota later today on politics.mn.