Post Tagged with: "David FitzSimmons"

2014 MN GOP State Convention – What Happened?

2014 MN GOP State Convention – What Happened?

The 2014 Republican Party of Minnesota State Convention is completed and my predictions on who would be endorsed for the U.S. Senate and governor were off the mark. So what happened at the convention? The attendance at the convention was low and with contested endorsements for U.S. Senate and governor, […]

politics.mn’s 60 Second Interview™: David FitzSimmons, Tom Emmer for Congress

politics.mn’s 60 Second Interview™: David FitzSimmons, Tom Emmer for Congress

In the age of Twitter and text messages, the attention span of people has been greatly reduced. politics.mn’s 60 Second Interview™ will be quick interviews with Minnesota politicos. Below is an interview I did today with David FitzSimmons, with Tom Emmer’s congressional campaign, previewing this weekend’s convention. Listen to the audio below […]

Top Republicans Launch “Minnesotans for Conservative Leadership”

Top Republicans Launch “Minnesotans for Conservative Leadership”

Pat Shortridge, the former chairman of the Republican Party of Minnesota, has started a new political committee, “Minnesotans for Conservative Leadership.” According to public records from the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, the committee was registered yesterday. Republican strategist and campaign operative, Lonny Leitner, is listed as the group’s treasurer. […]

Quote of the Day: Representative Nick Zerwas on Tonight’s Taxpayers League of Minnesota Dinner

Quote of the Day: Representative Nick Zerwas on Tonight’s Taxpayers League of Minnesota Dinner

“I have also decided not to attend and be ‘honored’… Didn’t want a shiv in the back from our ‘friends.’” Source: Tweet from Representative Nick Zerwas (R-Elk River) March 10, 2014.  Representative Nick Zerwas was commenting on tonight’s Taxpayers League of Minnesota dinner featuring the “2013 Friends of the Taxpayer” and where […]

Quote of the Day: Chairman of Taxpayers League Board on GOP Endorsement in HD 30B

Quote of the Day: Chairman of Taxpayers League Board on GOP Endorsement in HD 30B

“But there were many aspects of this endorsement contest that were about as fragrant as Limburger cheese on hot, humid day.” Source: Harold Hamilton, Chairman of the Board of the Taxpayers League of Minnesota, The Minnesota Watchdog – Friday Commentary, February 28, 2014

Poll Results & Other FitzSimmons News

Poll Results & Other FitzSimmons News

I conducted the first poll on politics.mn this week and asked the question: Should Dave FitzSimmons run in the Republican primary in House District 30B? The poll was added to the top right sidebar of politics.mn and was first published on Wednesday morning. I scheduled the poll to end at 3:15 PM […]

Coleman on FitzSimmons: “he was pilloried, reviled and attacked for this single vote”

Coleman on FitzSimmons: “he was pilloried, reviled and attacked for this single vote”

Former U.S. Senator Norm Coleman commented on Representative David FitzSimmons and the ugliness from his endorsement convention last weekend in Wright County. It will be interesting to watch the reaction to Coleman’s analysis and commentary, as Coleman didn’t pull any punches. Below is an excerpt of Coleman’s full comments on […]

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 […]