Fresh perspectives on recent news events from Greg Davids, Annette Meeks, Javier Morillo and Robyne Robinson.Read More »
Veteran Rep. Phyllis Kahn's campaign alleged that fraudulent voting by supporters of her opponent, Mohamud Noor, was rampant on Friday, the day early voting began in Minnesota.Read More »
1.) The state health insurance exchange has about one month to present a 2015 budget to the Legislature, but probably won’t know its full financial picture until several weeks past that point. Lawmakers, especially Republicans, peppered interim MNsure CEO Scott ...Read More »
Seifert, who joined the gubernatorial contest in late November, nabbed 28 percent of the precinct vote to lead all comers.
Tagged with: Chris Dahlberg Dave Thompson Harold Shudlick Jeff Johnson Julianne Ortman Kurt Zellers Marty Seifert Michele Bachmann Mike McFadden Monti Moreno Phil Krinkie Rhonda Sivarajah Rob Farnsworth Tom EmmerRead More »
In Minnesota political circles, Phil Krinkie is best known as one of the state’s most prominent fiscal conservatives. But his day job for more than 30 years was in the customer service business. Krinkie said he plans to bring that customer-service mindset to his campaign in the 6th Congressional District, referring repeatedly to himself as ready to be “hired” to represent the district’s constituents.Read More »
John Pederson is depending on geography to give him an edge in the competitive Republican field to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann. Pederson hails from St. Cloud, and he says that gives him an edge.Read More »
The modern Congress is often faulted for its inability to actually accomplish much. Even still, the members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are as good as ever in at least on area: Raising money toward their own re-election. In keeping with that trend, third-quarter Federal Elections Commission (FEC) reports find Minnesota’s delegation is pretty good at collecting checks, with at least one notable — if predictable — exception.Read More »