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MacDonald convicted of multiple charges; Required to undergo “psychological evaluation”

MacDonald convicted of multiple charges; Required to undergo “psychological evaluation”

Michelle MacDonald, the Republican endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court, was convicted yesterday in Dakota County of refusal to submit to a breath test and obstructing the legal process during a traffic stop in April 2013. MacDonald was also found guilty of speeding, but was found not guilty on […]

Johnson’s campaign say no to any LG debates

Johnson’s campaign say no to any LG debates

Governor Mark Dayton’s campaign has requested two lieutenant governor debates between Dayton’s candidate for LG, Tina Smith, and Jeff Johnson’s LG candidate, Bill Kuisle. Johnson’s campaign is declining the offer from Dayton’s campaign for any lieutenant governor debates. Dayton’s campaign will continue to press for debates between Smith and Kuisle. […]

WCCO: Franken running away from Obama

WCCO: Franken running away from Obama

WCCO reported last evening that U.S. Senator Al Franken is distancing himself from President Barack Obama as Franken is facing a continually tougher re-election campaign from his Republican challenger, Mike McFadden. This morning, McFadden’s campaign released a video clip from WCCO’s newscast last evening: Tom Erickson, a spokesman for McFadden’s […]

Johnson no longer supporting MacDonald

Johnson no longer supporting MacDonald

Jeff Johnson, the Republican endorsed candidate for governor, announced yesterday that he is no longer supporting Michelle MacDonald’s candidacy for the Minnesota Supreme Court. In a statement release by his campaign, Johnson said: As the leader of the Republican ticket, I tried hard to remain patient with Michelle MacDonald during […]

The Buzz: MacDonald to file complaint against MN GOP

The Buzz: MacDonald to file complaint against MN GOP

Michelle MacDonald, the Republican endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court, will have a press conference to announce the filing of a complaint regarding pressure she received to repudiate the Republican Party of Minnesota endorsement and end her campaign. According to a press release from her campaign: Michelle MacDonald is […]

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 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 Steve […]

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 […]