Post Tagged with: "Michael Brodkorb"

Must See TV: The Reporters on FOX 9

Must See TV: The Reporters on FOX 9

It was great to be on FOX 9 on Sunday morning to talk politics and social media. Please click on the video below to watch the broadcast. I want to extend a big thank you to Tom Lyden, Cyndy Brucato, David Schultz and everyone at FOX 9 for the opportunity to be […]

Quote of the Day: Brodkorb on picking a Twitter fight with Kriesel

Quote of the Day: Brodkorb on picking a Twitter fight with Kriesel

“[Brodkorb] cited John Kriesel, a 32-year old former representative from Cottage Grove, as the local master of the medium. ‘I can’t think of a worse person to pick a Twitter fight with,’ Brodkorb said of Kriesel, whose Twitter stats (27,000 tweets, 19,000 followers) dwarf those of any current lawmaker.” Source: Michael […]

Deadlocking a Convention for Dummies

Deadlocking a Convention for Dummies

NOTE: This was originally published on February 6, 2014. I’ve updated the post at the bottom with the proposed rules for the 2014 Republican Party of Minnesota State Convention.    In 1996, I was a staffer for former U.S. Senator Rudy Boschwitz’s campaign and he was running for the U.S. Senate, […]

NOW: AM950 Interview 5-6PM – Completed

NOW: AM950 Interview 5-6PM – Completed

I’ll be on The Daily Report with Ian Levitt on AM950 from 5-6 PM TONIGHT with Tony Petrangelo from Left.MN to talk about the upcoming Minnesota DFL and Republican of Minnesota state conventions. Click here to listen live. UPDATE: Below is the audio from Friday’s interview on The Daily Report with […]

TONIGHT: Drinking Liberally at 7 PM

TONIGHT: Drinking Liberally at 7 PM

I’ve been graciously invited to speak about politics at Drinking Liberally TONIGHT, at the 331 Club in Minneapolis staring at 7 PM. Tony Petrangelo from Left.MN and I will have a discussion on the upcoming convention and the 2014 elections. While the event is called Drinking Liberally – the “liberally” means […]

politics.mn Wins “Best Blog” Award from City Pages

politics.mn Wins “Best Blog” Award from City Pages

Over the last few years, when I received an alert on my phone about a news story that mentioned my name, it usually wasn’t good news. But last evening was different and it was a wonderful surprise to discover that politics.mn was named the “Best Blog” by City Pages. In […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 3 comments · Commentary, Featured, Media
A Visit with Senator Coleman

A Visit with Senator Coleman

Last week, I had the opportunity to visit with and interview former U.S. Senator Norm Coleman. It had been years since I had seen Coleman and many things had changed for the young staffer who had worked on his gubernatorial campaign in 1998. Many things had changed for Senator Coleman. […]

by · February 2, 2014 · 5 comments · Blog, Commentary, Featured
Why I Spoke Now…

Why I Spoke Now…

I conducted a series of interviews yesterday about my lawsuit regarding my employment with the Minnesota Senate. On September 6, 2012, a federal magistrate issued an order which prohibited the parties involved from “public discussing this case”. The order issued on September 6, 2012 specifically stated: “IT IS FURTHER ORDERED […]