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Quote of the Day: Mark Halperin on U.S. Senate race in MN

Quote of the Day: Mark Halperin on U.S. Senate race in MN

“Democrats are rushing to help Al Franken hold on…” Source: Mark Halperin, “Mark Halperin’s Daybook: Obama On the Trail”, October, 15 2014

Unwinding The SPIN: Jeff Johnson complicates a cup of coffee

Unwinding The SPIN: Jeff Johnson complicates a cup of coffee

This post is not just about coffee, but it will start out with a discussion on coffee. Let me begin by telling you that I do not currently drink coffee. Three years ago, I tried it for a week. I liked the first few cups, but then stopped. I try […]

Quote of the Day: GOP official says Jeff Johnson in good position

Quote of the Day: GOP official says Jeff Johnson in good position

“Jeff [Johnson] is about where he needs to be in the last few weeks of the campaign.” Source: Republican National Committeeman Chris Tiedeman, NewsMax, “GOP’s Johnson Still Competitive in Minnesota Governor’s Race”, October 10, 2014    

Quote of the Day: Johnson blasts media coverage of campaign

Quote of the Day: Johnson blasts media coverage of campaign

“Honestly, there is little interest on the media’s part in questioning Governor Dayton about anything. That is a frustration, I don’t talk about it much, because ya know it’s kinda just whining to most people. It is what it is. But I have press conferences and they hammer me with questions […]

New GOP poll shows Franken up 7 points

New GOP poll shows Franken up 7 points

The Republican Party of Minnesota released a memorandum from Public Opinion Strategies about a poll conducted for the Republican Party of Minnesota which shows U.S. Senator Al Franken leading Republican Mike McFadden by 7 points. As with the memorandum from McFadden’s campaign, the memorandum today disputes the results of a new poll from KSTP/Survey USA which […]

Quote of the Day: Nolan on growing up near the Mississippi River

Quote of the Day: Nolan on growing up near the Mississippi River

“I grew up in a time when the lakes and rivers were so polluted they were catching on fire. The Mississippi River where we lived, why you’d go down there in the spring and there were toilet paper and condoms and turds hanging on every branch, and that was the […]

Quote of the Day: Kline campaign on Maher visit to Minnesota

Quote of the Day: Kline campaign on Maher visit to Minnesota

“It’s disappointing [Mike] Obermueller wants to take this race into the gutter and campaign with [Bill] Maher who compared [John] Kline, a decorated Marine Corps veteran, to ‘ISIS’ and ‘Ebola’ and was previously fired by ABC for saluting 9/11 terrorists and calling our troops ‘cowardly.’” Source: Troy Young, campaign spokesman for […]

Quote of the Day: Johnson’s plan for sex offenders

Quote of the Day: Johnson’s plan for sex offenders

“I am not sure what I could stomach, to be honest with you, and I think it’s going to be a matter of sitting down with these people and having some very frank discussions about what everybody can stomach….And you know, maybe what I can stomach will change over the […]