Archive for September, 2014

Political Drive-Time – September 30, 2014

Political Drive-Time – September 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 – Quote of the […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · 2014 Elections, Featured, Media
Quote of the Day: Johnson campaign agrees with ad attacking campaign

Quote of the Day: Johnson campaign agrees with ad attacking campaign

“He agrees with the woman in the ad — that it’s impossible to raise a family on a minimum wage salary.”  Source: Jeff Bakken, campaign spokesman for Jeff Johnson, Star Tribune, “Alliance up with another TV ad hitting Johnson over minimum wage in governor’s race”, September 30, 2014.

Political Drive-Time – September 29, 2014

Political Drive-Time – September 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 – Christie’s Minnesota visit […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments · 2014 Elections, Featured, Media
Christie’s Minnesota visit is about Christie

Christie’s Minnesota visit is about Christie

Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ), the head of the Republican Governor’s Association, will make a stop in Minnesota next month for Republican candidate for governor Jeff Johnson. Christie appeared at an event in Hudson, Wisconsin today for Governor Scott Walker, but Johnson was not at the event. Since Christie’s event was first reported, […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 6 comments · Uncategorized
McFadden: I won’t be as partisan as Franken

McFadden: I won’t be as partisan as Franken

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden released a new television ad from his campaign today promising “he won’t seek a second term if he votes with either party or any President as often as [U.S. Senator Al] Franken has supported [President] Obama.” McFadden’s new ad continues on the message that Franken votes […]

Political Drive-Time – September 26, 2014

Political Drive-Time – September 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 – DFL says video […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · 2014 Elections, Featured, Media
MN GOP attempting to shame people into voting

MN GOP attempting to shame people into voting

The Republican Party of Minnesota is employing the tactic of using social pressure or shaming in mailings to encourage increased voter participation in elections. But a recent mailing sent to a registered voter in Minnesota and provided to politics.mn backfired, as the voter was falsely accused of not voting in […]

DFL says video shows Johnson’s “pattern of misleading voters”

DFL says video shows Johnson’s “pattern of misleading voters”

The Minnesota DFL released tracker video of Republican candidate for governor Jeff Johnson providing inconsistent answers to questions or what the DFL described as Johnson’s “pattern of misleading voters.” Minnesota DFL Party chairman Ken Martin said “Johnson has demonstrated that he either isn’t willing to be honest with Minnesotans or just […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 3 comments · 2014 Elections, Governor '14