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Integrity Matters PAC Registration & Activity Raises Questions

Integrity Matters PAC Registration & Activity Raises Questions

A new political action committee, Integrity Matters PAC, has surfaced in Minnesota, but the committee’s registration and activity raises questions about the validity of the organization. Integrity Matters PAC was registered with the Federal Elections Commission on April 25, 2014. The group quickly launched a website which targets the Republican endorsed candidate for Congress […]

New Poll Shows Emmer with “Staggering” Lead in GOP Primary

New Poll Shows Emmer with “Staggering” Lead in GOP Primary

Tom Emmer, the Republican endorsed candidate for Congress in the 6th Congressional District has a “staggering” lead over his potential rivals in the Republican primary election, according to a poll released this morning from Emmer’s campaign. 94 percent of likely primary voters have heard of Emmer, with 81 percent having an opinion […]

Emmer Wins GOP Endorsement in 6th; Sivarajah to Run in Primary

Emmer Wins GOP Endorsement in 6th; Sivarajah to Run in Primary

Tom Emmer won the endorsement from Republicans in the 6th Congressional District on the first ballot on Saturday with 76 percent of the vote over Anoka County commissioner Rhonda Sivarajah. Emmer was the heavy favorite to win the endorsement. In February, Emmer won the 6th CD straw ballot with 67 percent […]

Balls & Strikes: Republicans Should Welcome Krinkie’s Exit

Balls & Strikes: Republicans Should Welcome Krinkie’s Exit

6th Congressional District candidate Phil Krinkie announced yesterday that he would not be attending Saturday’s Republican endorsing convention and he may run in the Republican primary, or he may run as a third-party candidate. Krinkie bolting the Republican Party and running as a third-party candidate is a thought that would […]

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 […]

The Straw That Broke the Elephant’s Back

The Straw That Broke the Elephant’s Back

Last year, the Republican Party of Minnesota unveiled a new logo which proclaimed the Republican Party of Minnesota was the “GROWTH & OPPORTUNITY PARTY”. After today, the Republican Party of Minnesota should shelve the logo, because “growth” and “opportunity” is no longer a credible message coming from the Republican Party […]

Krinkie Announces Fundraising Event with “America’s Toughest Sheriff Joe Arpaio”

Krinkie Announces Fundraising Event with “America’s Toughest Sheriff Joe Arpaio”

6th Congressional District candidate Phil Krinkie announced an upcoming fundraising event with “America’s Toughest Sheriff Joe Arpaio” for March 6, at the Mermaid in Mounds View. Arpaio is currently the sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona and is known for his unorthodox approaches to law enforcement and treatment of prisoners. According to […]

Precinct Caucus Analysis – What Happened?

Precinct Caucus Analysis – What Happened?

The 2014 Minnesota precinct caucuses are in the history books. The official and complete results have yet to be announced, but the winners and losers are known today. For Republicans, the turnout for precinct caucus is nothing else but disappointing and represents a problem for Republicans in 2014. In 2010, 19,723 […]