Scott Honour is seeking the GOP nomination for governor in 2014. The businessman announced the decision through a campaign video that was posted on his web site Wednesday.
by Paul Demko
Published: November 9, 2012
Tags: Amy Klobuchar, Andrea Kieffer, Anna Wills, Bev Scalze, Carrie Ruud, Chip Cravaack, Dave Hancock, Jack Krage, Joe Radinovich, John Pederson, John Persell, John Ward, Larry Howes, LeRoy Stumpf, Mark DeMers, Mary Franson, matt schmit, Mike Misterek, Mitt Romney, Pam Cunningham, Rich Murray, Rick Nolan, Russ Bertsch, Stacey Stout, Tara Mack, Ted Lillie
Democrats had an outstanding night on Tuesday. They won back control of the Minnesota House and Senate, picked up a congressional seat, and defeated two contentious amendments that most political observers expected to prevail.
Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, dropped into Minnesota during a multi-state campaign tour on the eve of the 2012 presidential election.
Clinton's visit follows poll numbers that show Mitt Romney gaining on President Barack Obama in Minnesota.
President Barack Obama holds an 8-point lead over Republican nominee Mitt Romney among likely voters in Minnesota, according to poll results released on Friday by the St. Cloud State University Survey. When all poll respondents are included, Obama's lead grows to 13 percentage points.
by John Stodder
Published: October 4, 2012
Tags: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Calvin Woodward, fact checking, FactCheck.org, Glenn Kessler, Mitt Romney, Neil Newhouse, Noam N. Levey, Public Policy Center
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, declared the winner Wednesday night by most pundits and snap polls by CNN and CBS, was shot down by several fact-checkers with comments harsh enough to tempt President Barack Obama’s ad-makers.
President Barack Obama is seven points ahead of Romney in the most recent statewide poll from Public Policy Polling. Among likely Minnesota voters, 51 percent support Obama, and 44 percent are planning to vote for Romney. The new results show Romney closing the gap on the incumbent since PPP's June survey, when Obama's lead stood at 54-39.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will headline a luncheon fundraiser for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney in Minneapolis on August 14. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman will serve as hosts of the event.
After weeks of underwhelming financial numbers for Minnesota conservatives, this week starts with a much more encouraging set of digits. A new poll from Survey USA and KSTP finds an upswing in support for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in the state, and 52 percent of respondents planning to vote in favor of the ballot question to ban gay marriage.
by The Associated Press
Published: July 3, 2012
Tags: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Dorine McKinnon, Gina Bonewit, Guy Hancock, Karen Chew, Liesa Collins, Matt Gagnon, Mitt Romney, Rich Beeson, Rob Portman, Tim Pawlenty
The volunteers helping to power the Obama and Romney campaigns are outliers at a time when polls show record low public satisfaction with government and a growing belief that Washington isn’t on their side.