Candidate fundraising disclosures in the gubernatorial race are not due until the end of this month, but some entrants just couldn’t wait to tell the public how much they received. Three Republican candidates have released their totals so far, and Gov. Mark Dayton has preemptively hinted at his own total, giving some indication of the shape of the race at the onset of the election year.Read More »
The four partisan caucuses that make up the Minnesota Legislature raised millions of dollars for their campaigns in 2011.
Tagged with: Alida Messinger Amy Koch Bob Cummins Brad Rixmann campaign finance Geoff Michel HRCC John Boehner Justine Haselow Kurt Zellers Mike Kennedy Robert Haselow Robert Ulrich Stanley Hubbard Steve Simon Tarryl Clark Zach RodvoldRead More »
Brad Rixmann likes to say he was dragged into politics “kicking and screaming.” Just five years ago, Rixmann, the founder and CEO of Pawn America had been at the Capitol only a few times as a child.
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The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Fund PAC was faced with an atypical lineup this year thanks to the candidacy of Independence Party nominee Tom Horner.Read More »
A private home in Shorewood is opening its doors to top Republican leaders, operatives and fundraisers on Monday evening to raise money for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer.Read More »
In a 2009 legislative session very light on compromise, there’s at least one new law that stands as an exception to the rule – regulation regarding payday lending in Minnesota. The state House and Senate unanimously passed and Gov. Tim ...Read More »