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Fact-Check: Ortman’s Fundraising Claim Currently “Unprovable”

Fact-Check: Ortman’s Fundraising Claim Currently “Unprovable”

Republican U.S. Senate candidate and State Senator Julianne Ortman appeared at the Metro Republican Women’s U.S. Senate debate earlier this week and commented about her April fundraising totals. Specifically, Ortman said at the debate on May 5, 2014: This last month in April, Al Franken sent out a fundraising goal […]

Zellers “Planning” on Attending GOP State Convention

Zellers “Planning” on Attending GOP State Convention

The Republican Party of Minnesota’s State Convention is just over three weeks away and Kurt Zellers’ gubernatorial campaign will only commit that Zellers is “planning” on attending the convention. Zellers’ campaign has not reserved any hospitality suites or tables for the upcoming endorsing convention, which triggered questions about whether Zellers would […]

Twitter Recap of HD 8B Endorsing Convention

Twitter Recap of HD 8B Endorsing Convention

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Political Drive-Time – April 25, 2014

Political Drive-Time – April 25, 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 - Balls & Strikes: Is […]

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Political Drive-Time – April 24, 2014

Political Drive-Time – April 24, 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 - Balls & Strikes: Is […]

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Political Drive-Time – April 23, 2014

Political Drive-Time – April 23, 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 - Balls & Strikes: Is […]

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The Buzz: Emmer Raises Over $200K in First Quarter of 2014; $800K Raised for Campaign

The Buzz: Emmer Raises Over $200K in First Quarter of 2014; $800K Raised for Campaign

Former Representative Tom Emmer raised over $200,000 in the first fundraising quarter of 2014, according to sources close to Emmer’s congressional campaign. When the final reports are released, Emmer will have raised approximately $800,000 for his congressional campaign – a very, very impressive total. Emmer has built huge a fundraising […]

They Said It: Al Franken on Corporations

They Said It: Al Franken on Corporations

U.S. Senate Al Franken is running Facebook ads which say “Corporations are NOT people. Al Franken supports a constitutional amendment that overturns Citizens United and returns power to (actual) people. Join Al and sign this petition if you do too.” The ad is below. But during the 2008 campaign, Franken […]