2014 Elections

Political Drive-Time – August 27, 2014

Political Drive-Time – August 27, 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 - Franken won’t comment […]

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Political Drive-Time – August 26, 2014

Political Drive-Time – August 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 - MN GOP made […]

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Franken won’t comment on “Conegate”

Franken won’t comment on “Conegate”

U.S. Senator Al Franken declined to comment or apologize on a video from 2012 which shows Franken “walking around with traffic cones on his chest.” See the video below: In a letter to Minnesota DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin, a group of female legislators yesterday called on Franken to apologize […]

Political Drive-Time – August 25, 2014

Political Drive-Time – August 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 - MN GOP made […]

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Quote of the Day: Johnson on Minnesota’s strong economy

Quote of the Day: Johnson on Minnesota’s strong economy

“There’s no question it would be easier for me as a challenger if everything appeared to be in shambles, that’s clear. But it’s not.” Source: Republican candidate for governor Jeff Johnson, Star Tribune, “With an economy on the upswing, Dayton is tough target”, August 24, 2014

MN GOP made “formal offer” to MacDonald

MN GOP made “formal offer” to MacDonald

Since Thursday evening, Michelle MacDonald, the Republican endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court, had been contacted numerous times by an attorney working with a member of the Republican Party of Minnesota’s State Executive Committee, with an offer to repudiate the Republican Party of Minnesota’s endorsement and end her campaign. According […]

McFadden on Hagedorn and MacDonald

McFadden on Hagedorn and MacDonald

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden provided the following statement to politics.mn in response to questions about the candidacies of Michelle MacDonald and Jim Hagedorn: I’m disappointed in the conduct of some of the other Republican candidates on the ballot this fall. Given her recent behavior, I’m concerned that Michelle […]

MacDonald loses support from top Republicans

MacDonald loses support from top Republicans

Michelle MacDonald, the Republican endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court, lost support from top Republicans today after she was removed from the Republican Party of Minnesota’s booth at the Minnesota State Fair after being banned from campaigning inside the booth. This afternoon, State Senator Scott Newman, the Republican endorsed candidate […]