The Star Tribune just posted a very interesting story about candidates for statewide office releasing their tax returns for public examination. Candidates for political office in Minnesota are not required by law to release their personal income tax returns. As noted in the Star Tribune story, Gov. Mark Dayton has […]
In the last few days, politics in Minnesota has seen two messaging blunders earn some unwanted attention for both Democrats...
I’ll providing analysis on the straw ballot results the Republican Party of Minnesota’s State Central Committee...
This Saturday, the Republican Party of Minnesota (MN GOP) will be conducting a straw ballot candidate preference poll...
This Saturday, the Republican Party of Minnesota (MN GOP) will be conducting a straw ballot candidate preference poll at the MN GOP State Central Committee meeting. While it’s still early in the campaign season, the statewide candidates participating in the straw ballot can be divided into two groups: the candidates […]Read more ›
The federal government shutdown is over, but the debate about the strategy will continue for weeks and months to come. I spoke with two Republican activists in Minnesota who have been very active on Twitter during the federal government shutdown and asked them two questions: #1. What should be the […]Read more ›
FYI – This was a post I published on October 2 on politics.mn, hours after the federal government was shutdown. Just over two weeks later, the shutdown has ended and as predicted, it was a total disaster for Republicans. I was going to write I new post, but I though […]Read more ›
The picture of Congressman Ellison being arrested this week in Washington D.C. at a rally to urge Congress to pass immigration reform is a powerful image. Congressman Ellison tweeted this picture out himself, announcing to the world his arrest. But please don’t think Congressman Ellison expected his act of civil […]Read more ›