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Complaint filed against GOP about MacDonald

Complaint filed against GOP about MacDonald

A complaint alleging that Michelle MacDonald, the Republican endorsed candidate for Minnesota Supreme Court, was coerced or threatened with “economic reprisal” by the officials with and claiming to represent the Republican Party of Minnesota, was filed this afternoon with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board. The complaint filed by […]

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 […]

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 […]

Video: Michelle MacDonald booted from GOP booth at MN State Fair

Video: Michelle MacDonald booted from GOP booth at MN State Fair

Michelle MacDonald, the Republican endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court, was removed from the Republican Party of Minnesota’s booth at the Minnesota State Fair today after being banned from campaigning inside the booth. As first reported by politics.mn last evening, MacDonald was banned from the fair booth by an e-mail vote conducted by […]

McFadden challenges Franken to six debates

McFadden challenges Franken to six debates

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden stood at the gates on the open day of the Minnesota State Fair and challenged U.S. Senator Al Franken to six debates. In a press release from his campaign, McFadden said: “Senator Franken has kept his head down long enough. Minnesotans deserve answers about why […]

MacDonald banned from GOP Booth at MN State Fair

MacDonald banned from GOP Booth at MN State Fair

Michelle MacDonald, the Republican endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court, has been banned from campaigning in the Republican Party of Minnesota’s booth at the Minnesota State Fair. MacDonald was informed this afternoon about the decision by Keith Downey, the chairman of the  Republican Party of Minnesota. MacDonald was banned from […]