Archive for June, 2014

Political Drive-Time – June 30, 2014

Political Drive-Time – June 30, 2014

Every Monday thru Friday on politics.mn, I’ll be posting links to the key political stories of the day, providing you with a recap of the day’s events. My goal is to give you a jump start on the political stories people will be talking about today AND tomorrow. #1. politics.mn – The Buzz: Staff Changes […]

The Buzz: Staff Changes at McFadden’s U.S. Senate Campaign

The Buzz: Staff Changes at McFadden’s U.S. Senate Campaign

Blois Olson’s The Morning Take reported today about upcoming staff changes at Mike McFadden’s U.S. Senate campaign involving campaign manager Brad Herrold. In a statement earlier today, McFadden spokesman Tom Erickson confirmed Herrold would have a new role with the campaign: Brad is still a member of the McFadden for Senate team. […]

Balls & Strikes: Where Were Republicans During Obama’s Visit?

Balls & Strikes: Where Were Republicans During Obama’s Visit?

President Obama spent a portion of two days in Minnesota and now that Air Force One has lifted off the ground, Republicans have started to complain about the media coverage of Obama’s visit. Obama was joined in Minnesota by the Democratic Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, who was […]

Political Drive-Time – June 26, 2014

Political Drive-Time – June 26, 2014

Every Monday thru Friday on politics.mn, I’ll be posting links to the key political stories of the day, providing you with a recap of the day’s events. My goal is to give you a jump start on the political stories people will be talking about today AND tomorrow. #1. politics.mn – The Teflon Governor #2. […]

Political Drive-Time – June 25, 2014

Political Drive-Time – June 25, 2014

Every Monday thru Friday on politics.mn, I’ll be posting links to the key political stories of the day, providing you with a recap of the day’s events. My goal is to give you a jump start on the political stories people will be talking about today AND tomorrow. #1. politics.mn – The Teflon Governor #2. […]

Political Drive-Time – June 24, 2014

Political Drive-Time – June 24, 2014

Every Monday thru Friday on politics.mn, I’ll be posting links to the key political stories of the day, providing you with a recap of the day’s events. My goal is to give you a jump start on the political stories people will be talking about today AND tomorrow. #1. politics.mn – The Teflon Governor #2. […]

Political Drive-Time – June 23, 2014

Political Drive-Time – June 23, 2014

Every Monday thru Friday on politics.mn, I’ll be posting links to the key political stories of the day, providing you with a recap of the day’s events. My goal is to give you a jump start on the political stories people will be talking about today AND tomorrow. #1. politics.mn – The Teflon Governor #2. […]

The Teflon Governor

The Teflon Governor

Brian Bakst of the Associated Press wrote a great story about how the Republican candidates for governor are attempting to message against Governor Mark Dayton. The “scattershot critiques” about Dayton, as described correctly by Bakst, shows how disjointed the Republican messaging is against Dayton. From Bakst’s story: The Republicans running for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s […]