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Dahlberg Campaign Announces Raising Over $100K in 2013

Dahlberg Campaign Announces Raising Over $100K in 2013

U.S. Senate candidate Chris Dahlberg announced today they raised $103,048 in 2013. According to a press release, Dahlberg’s campaign will report fourth quarter expenses totaled $56,080.67, leaving $46,967.33 in cash on hand. Dahlberg said in a release: Three months ago I was known mostly in Northeastern Minnesota, but since then I’ve put thousands of […]

For Stepping Back on the Field, I Tip My Cap to Tom Emmer

For Stepping Back on the Field, I Tip My Cap to Tom Emmer

In early December of 2011, during the State Central Committee meeting of the Republican Party, I commented to reporters about Tom Emmer and his 2010 campaign for governor. In the hallway of the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, I blasted away at the 2010 Republican nominee for governor for his stumbles on […]

The Buzz: Seifert’s Fundraising Total Could be Trouble For Thompson

The Buzz: Seifert’s Fundraising Total Could be Trouble For Thompson

The Year-end Report of Receipts and Expenditures for state campaigns are due on January 31, 2014, for the period covering January 1 to December 31, 2013. Marty Seifert, the last major Republican candidate for governor yet to reveal his fundraising total, announced on Twitter last week that he will publicly […]

The Buzz: Ortman Scrambles After Announcement of McFadden Steering Committee

The Buzz: Ortman Scrambles After Announcement of McFadden Steering Committee

The announcement yesterday of the steering committee for Mike McFadden’s U.S. Senate campaign sent one candidate into overdrive: Julianne Ortman. According to multiple sources, Ortman spent a good portion of yesterday working the phone, in an attempt to quickly pull together an Ortman for U.S. Senate steering committee. No formal announcement has […]

The Buzz: Dahlberg Releases “Blizzard Tour” Video, New Campaign Website

The Buzz: Dahlberg Releases “Blizzard Tour” Video, New Campaign Website

U.S. Senate candidate Chris Dahlberg released a new campaign video about his “Blizzard Tour” and unveiled a make-over of his campaign website. In a press release from the campaign, the details about the “Dahlberg Blizzard Tour” hat are explained: the back of which has “Uffda – $17 trillion!” stitched into […]

Mike McFadden Announces Steering Committee for U.S. Senate Campaign

Mike McFadden Announces Steering Committee for U.S. Senate Campaign

U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden’s campaign today announced the members of his U.S. Senate campaign steering committee. In a press release McFadden’s campaign said the list “includes Republicans from all eight of Minnesota’s congressional districts and from all walks of life, will help advise the campaign on important decisions leading up to […]

Dahlberg Brings His “Blizzard Tour” Directly to Your Front Door

Dahlberg Brings His “Blizzard Tour” Directly to Your Front Door

As a resident of Duluth, Republican U.S. Senate candidate and St. Louis County Board Chair Chris Dahlberg has a long way to travel to most events for his U.S. Senate campaign. In an interview last week, Dahlberg speculated that he’s driven “thousands upon thousands of miles” across Minnesota as he […]

Balls & Strikes: Republicans Need to Mind the (Fundraising) Gap

Balls & Strikes: Republicans Need to Mind the (Fundraising) Gap

Over the next few weeks, Republicans will be announcing the fundraising totals they raised for their campaigns in 2013. For the last few election cycles, Republicans have found themselves being outspent by their DFL rivals. This post is focused on contributions made directly to candidates and not contributions to political parties, […]