Archive for July, 2014

Political Drive-Time – July 31, 2014

Political Drive-Time – July 31, 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 – Quote of the Day: […]

Quote of the Day: Brodkorb on picking a Twitter fight with Kriesel

Quote of the Day: Brodkorb on picking a Twitter fight with Kriesel

“[Brodkorb] cited John Kriesel, a 32-year old former representative from Cottage Grove, as the local master of the medium. ‘I can’t think of a worse person to pick a Twitter fight with,’ Brodkorb said of Kriesel, whose Twitter stats (27,000 tweets, 19,000 followers) dwarf those of any current lawmaker.” Source: Michael […]

Political Drive-Time – July 30, 2014

Political Drive-Time – July 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 – Minnesota’s Future backs Zellers; […]

Minnesota’s Future backs Zellers; Releases ad

Minnesota’s Future backs Zellers; Releases ad

Minnesota’s Future, a political fund currently registered with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, will immediately focus on supporting the candidacy of Kurt Zellers for governor. Minnesota’s Future was registered in 2007 and has been very active in supporting legislative and statewide candidates. In 2012, Minnesota’s Future raised $1,460,442.00, spent $1,457,435.35 to help Republican legislative candidates. The most […]

Balls & Strikes: Honour, Seifert, Zellers should release tax returns

Balls & Strikes: Honour, Seifert, Zellers should release tax returns

The Star Tribune just posted another very interesting story about candidates for statewide office releasing their tax returns for public examination. Candidates for political office in Minnesota are not required by law to release their personal income tax returns. As noted in the Star Tribune story, Gov. Mark Dayton has […]

Political Drive-Time – July 29, 2014

Political Drive-Time – July 29, 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 – Loon releases TV ad […]

Loon releases TV ad

Loon releases TV ad

Representative Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie) released her first television ad for her campaign. Loon is facing Sheila Kihne, a Republican activist & author from Eden Prairie, in the House District 48B primary. In a statement from her campaign, which is a quote from her TV ad, Representative Loon said: I will continue to […]

Political Drive-Time – July 28, 2014

Political Drive-Time – July 28, 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 – Johnson campaign raises $169,595 […]