Post Tagged with: "MNSure"

Minnesota Jobs Coalition Releases New Ad Targeting MNSure

Minnesota Jobs Coalition Releases New Ad Targeting MNSure

The Minnesota Jobs Coalition released their first first television ad of the gubernatorial campaign, which hits Gov. Mark Dayton’s “failed record on MNsure, the Obamacare exchange in Minnesota.” The new ad, called “Phenomenally Well”, will begin running statewide today on television and digital advertising. The Minnesota Jobs Coalition said they spent “five figures” on […]

MPR Fact-Check on MNSure Claims Misses the Mark

MPR Fact-Check on MNSure Claims Misses the Mark

Catharine Richert of Minnesota Public Radio wrote a fact-check of the Compete Minnesota! ad about Scott Honour’s position on MNSure. Richert was critical of a claim made in the ad, which started airing last week, that was based on a post from politics.mn which I wrote over three months ago.  On […]

Honour Releases First Broadcast AD in Race for Governor – “The Party is Over”

Honour Releases First Broadcast AD in Race for Governor – “The Party is Over”

Scott Honour’s campaign today released the first broadcast ad by a gubernatorial candidate in 2014. Honour’s new radio ad is called “The Party is Over” and focuses on MNSure and biographical information about Honour. In a message on his campaign’s website, Honour said: I’m pleased to announce that today we launched […]

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 […]

Fact-Check: Gilbert’s Claims About State Auditor’s Role in Auditing MNSure “Accurate”

Fact-Check: Gilbert’s Claims About State Auditor’s Role in Auditing MNSure “Accurate”

The campaign to be the next State Auditor of Minnesota hasn’t been on the front pages of the newspapers, but last week the race between incumbent State Auditor Rebecca Otto and her Republican opponent, Randy Gilbert, became a bit testy. It all started last week after I published an interview […]

Unwinding The SPIN: AP Story Shows Big Differences Between Honour and Other GOP Candidates on MNSure

Unwinding The SPIN: AP Story Shows Big Differences Between Honour and Other GOP Candidates on MNSure

Brian Bakst of the Associated Press wrote a must-read story describing the different approaches the Republican candidates for governor had on the future of MNSure. Click here to read the complete story from the Associated Press. The differences between the candidates are very notable, as MNSure will be one of […]

Hook, Line & Sinker Fact-Check: MN GOP “MNSure Fact Sheet” Accurate

Hook, Line & Sinker Fact-Check: MN GOP “MNSure Fact Sheet” Accurate

It’s 2014 and an election year in Minnesota, so it’s time to kick-off another year of politics.mn’s fact-check section, Hook, Line & Sinker: Keeping the Truth Afloat.  This section of politics.mn will focus on fact-checking political statements and campaign advertisements. Over the course of my professional career, I have designed and approved […]

Thissen Swings Back at Davids Over MNsure Comments

Thissen Swings Back at Davids Over MNsure Comments

The Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives fired back at a fellow legislator for public comments made about MNsure. In an op-ed published in the Rochester Post-Bulletin, Representative Paul Thissen (DFL-Minneapolis) fired back at comments made by Representative Greg Davids (R-Preston) that “[p]eople will die because of MNsure. That’s a fact.” […]