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Sivarajah Comes Out Swinging Against National Popular Vote

6th Congressional District candidate Rhonda Sivarajah sent a letter Republican members of the Minnesota House and Senate on Friday about an issue of “grave and genuine concern for the people of Minnesota” – National Popular Vote (NPV). Sivarajah’s letter had two objectives: raise public awareness about NPV and connect her […]

Exposé on MNSure Chaos Provides GOP with a Golden Opportunity…Will They Take it?

Exposé on MNSure Chaos Provides GOP with a Golden Opportunity…Will They Take it?

A few times each election cycle, the dynamics of a particular race can be altered for one of numerous reasons. The political environment is influenced by many factors and it can change very quickly. The revelations in the Star Tribune’s article, “MNsure defects were no surprise“, could have a dramatic impact […]

Minnesota Legislature Convenes Today

Minnesota Legislature Convenes Today

The Minnesota Legislature convenes today at 12PM. Click here for video of the opening session of the Minnesota Senate and here for video from the Minnesota House of Representatives. Please check back to politics.mn for information and analysis on the 2014 legislative session.

Poll: Should David FitzSimmons Run in the Republican Primary in HD 30B?

Poll: Should David FitzSimmons Run in the Republican Primary in HD 30B?

This is the first poll conducted on politics.mn and it focuses on the Republican battle in House District 30B. The poll will be added to the top right sidebar of politics.mn. [yop_poll id=”2″] I’ll be testing a variety of polling features, so the look of the poll and the wording […]

Zellers in 2014: Yes to Running for Governor, No to Running for MN House

Zellers in 2014: Yes to Running for Governor, No to Running for MN House

Representative Kurt Zellers announced today he would not seek re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives. Zellers is one of the top Republican candidates against Governor Mark Dayton. In a statement released by his legislative office, Zellers said: It has been an honor to serve the good people of Maple Grove […]

Breaking: FitzSimmons Announces He Won’t Seek Re-Electon

Breaking: FitzSimmons Announces He Won’t Seek Re-Electon

Representative David FitzSimmons announced at the HD 30B Republican endorsing convention in Buffalo today that he will not seek re-election to Minnesota House of Representatives in 2014. When David and I spoke earlier this week, he was very candid about his prospects for this weekend, saying “it is a very […]

Quote of the Day: GOP Legislator on Ending MNSure

Quote of the Day: GOP Legislator on Ending MNSure

“All we have to do is pull the plug.” Source: Rep. Mark Anderson, R-Lake Shore, Brainerd Dispatch, February 20, 2014 

David FitzSimmons: Being Wronged for Doing Right

David FitzSimmons: Being Wronged for Doing Right

I first met David FitzSimmons in 2008 and I’ve had the opportunity to work in Republican politics with him while I served as Deputy Chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota. Since then, I’ve developed a better friendship with David, but with most friendships in politics, it has been strained […]