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Political Drive-Time – July 30, 2014

Political Drive-Time – July 30, 2014

Every Monday thru Friday on politics.mn, I’ll be posting links to the key political stories of the day, providing you with a recap of the day’s events. My goal is to give you a jump start on the political stories people will be talking about today AND tomorrow. #1. politics.mn - Minnesota’s Future backs Zellers; […]

Minnesota’s Future backs Zellers; Releases ad

Minnesota’s Future backs Zellers; Releases ad

Minnesota’s Future, a political fund currently registered with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, will immediately focus on supporting the candidacy of Kurt Zellers for governor. Minnesota’s Future was registered in 2007 and has been very active in supporting legislative and statewide candidates. In 2012, Minnesota’s Future raised $1,460,442.00, spent $1,457,435.35 to help Republican legislative candidates. The most […]

Balls & Strikes: Honour, Seifert, Zellers should release tax returns

Balls & Strikes: Honour, Seifert, Zellers should release tax returns

The Star Tribune just posted another 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 […]

Political Drive-Time – July 29, 2014

Political Drive-Time – July 29, 2014

Every Monday thru Friday on politics.mn, I’ll be posting links to the key political stories of the day, providing you with a recap of the day’s events. My goal is to give you a jump start on the political stories people will be talking about today AND tomorrow. #1. politics.mn - Loon releases TV ad […]

Loon releases TV ad

Loon releases TV ad

Representative Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie) released her first television ad for her campaign. Loon is facing Sheila Kihne, a Republican activist & author from Eden Prairie, in the House District 48B primary. In a statement from her campaign, which is a quote from her TV ad, Representative Loon said: I will continue to […]

Political Drive-Time – July 28, 2014

Political Drive-Time – July 28, 2014

Every Monday thru Friday on politics.mn, I’ll be posting links to the key political stories of the day, providing you with a recap of the day’s events. My goal is to give you a jump start on the political stories people will be talking about today AND tomorrow. #1. politics.mn - Johnson campaign raises $169,595 […]

Johnson campaign raises $169,595 since June

Johnson campaign raises $169,595 since June

Republican endorsed candidate for governor Jeff Johnson’s gubernatorial campaign announced today he raised $169,595 since the last fundraising report was due in June. According to a release from the campaign, Johnson’s campaign had $122,886 cash on hand as of July 21. In press release from the campaign, Johnson’s campaign manger Scot Crocket said: […]

Johnson, McFadden on TV with ads

Johnson, McFadden on TV with ads

In the final weeks before the Republican primary election, two campaigns have re-released TV ads and announced they will begin airing now.  Republican endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden’s campaign has re-released a television ad, which features his son Connor saying, “Trust me, nothing will stop Dad from trying to take […]