U.S. Congress ’14

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 […]

Primary election results live-blog – COMPLETED

Primary election results live-blog – COMPLETED

Live Blog Primary Results Live Blog – August 12, 2014 Welcome to a live-blog primary election results in Minnesota. The polls close at 8:00 PM and I’ll be live-blogging until the winners have been declared in the top races. Please check back to politics.mn for immediate analysis and information on […]

Quote of the Day: Perske on filing FEC paperwork late

Quote of the Day: Perske on filing FEC paperwork late

“The Federal Election Commission on Friday issued a warning letter to Perske’s campaign treasurer, advising the campaign to file the report within four business days. Perske said he wasn’t aware of the warning letter either. ‘You caught me off guard,’ Perske said in a phone interview Tuesday. ‘This is our […]

GOP sample ballot for primary misses key races

GOP sample ballot for primary misses key races

The Republican Party of Minnesota mailed a sample ballot to likely primary voters in targeted areas and failed to list contested primary races in the 1st and 6th Congressional Districts. Republican Party of Minnesota Chairman Keith Downey sent an e-mail to Republican activists this morning and he apologized “…to the party officers, campaign […]

Mills wants answers about deleted Nolan tweet

Mills wants answers about deleted Nolan tweet

A tweet deleted from the account of Congressman Rick Nolan which said the said the U.S. Constitution was an “imperfect document” triggered a press release from Nolan’s opponent, Stewart Mills. In a statement from his campaign, Mills said: “Rick Nolan needs to explain what exactly he meant when he called the […]

Mills Targets Nolan’s “F” Rating on Gun Rights

Mills Targets Nolan’s “F” Rating on Gun Rights

8th Congressional District candidate Stewart Mills released a new television ad and website targeting incumbent Congressman Rick Nolan’s record on the 2nd Amendment. According to a release from Mill’s press release, www.NolanRecord.com “exposes Nolan’s embarrassing 2nd amendment voting record.” Below is Mills’s new ad “2nd Amendment“: In a statement released by his […]

MN GOP Convention Live Blog: May 30 – 31, 2014 – COMPLETED

MN GOP Convention Live Blog: May 30 – 31, 2014 – COMPLETED

Welcome to a live-blog of the first day of the Republican Party of Minnesota State Convention in Rochester. I will be live-blogging the entire convention, so please check back for convention results. UPDATE: The convention took a break very early this morning and now has restarted. The live-blog below is a […]

Hagedorn to Run in GOP Primary in 1st CD

Hagedorn to Run in GOP Primary in 1st CD

1st Congressional District candidate Jim Hagedorn, who lost the Republican endorsement for Congress on April 5 to Aaron Miller, announced he will run in the Republican primary election against Miller. Josh Moniz of the Mankato Free Press broke the news of Hagedorn’s decision yesterday. Back in April at the 1st Congressional […]