U.S. Congress ’14

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 […]

Source: Anoka County

Sivarajah Comes Out Swinging Against National Popular Vote

6th Congressional District candidate Rhonda Sivarajah sent a letter Republican members of the Minnesota House and Senate on Friday about an issue of “grave and genuine concern for the people of Minnesota” – National Popular Vote (NPV). Sivarajah’s letter had two objectives: raise public awareness about NPV and connect her […]

Integrity Matters PAC Registration & Activity Raises Questions

Integrity Matters PAC Registration & Activity Raises Questions

A new political action committee, Integrity Matters PAC, has surfaced in Minnesota, but the committee’s registration and activity raises questions about the validity of the organization. Integrity Matters PAC was registered with the Federal Elections Commission on April 25, 2014. The group quickly launched a website which targets the Republican endorsed candidate for Congress […]

New Poll Shows Emmer with “Staggering” Lead in GOP Primary

New Poll Shows Emmer with “Staggering” Lead in GOP Primary

Tom Emmer, the Republican endorsed candidate for Congress in the 6th Congressional District has a “staggering” lead over his potential rivals in the Republican primary election, according to a poll released this morning from Emmer’s campaign. 94 percent of likely primary voters have heard of Emmer, with 81 percent having an opinion […]

Benson’s Endorsement of Emmer Conflicts with Thompson’s Campaign’s “Strict Policy” of No Endorsements

Benson’s Endorsement of Emmer Conflicts with Thompson’s Campaign’s “Strict Policy” of No Endorsements

Last summer, when Rhonda Sivarajah announced her campaign for Congress in the 6th Congressional District at an auto repair shop in Ham Lake, State Senator Michelle Benson (R-Ham Lake) was there to support Sivarajah’s campaign. As Sivarajah spoke at the podium about her campaign, Benson stood behind Sivarajah, along with […]