Franken, Dayton among candidates saying 'thanks, but no thanks' to debates
The grumbling was evident last week when U.S. Sen. Al Franken turned down an invitation by Minnesota Public Radio to debate his Republican and Independence Party challengers at the Minnesota State Fair.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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Another Minnesota Miracle?
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The Washington Post
Third-party candidates are getting noticed in some key Senate races....
Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis showed promise in the 2013 Virginia governor's race.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Minnesota Governor spells his state name wrong on campaign material
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton used campaign material with the name of his state spelled wrong as shown below.
GOP Seeks Jolt to Senate Race Against Dem Franken
Mike McFadden leaned his sturdy frame over the front counter of the Shady Drive Inn as the owner aired the same frustrations with political gridlock that some of her regular customers grumble about.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Minnesota GOP's Larson goes national
With that rep among GOP higher-ups, the South Dakota native with three decades of experience has gone national.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Democrats’ Woes Make Al Franken a Little Less Safe
Stuart Rothenberg, editor and publisher of the nonpartisan Rothenberg Political Report, changed his rating on Sen. Al Franken's race for re-election in Minnesota to reflect a slightly more competitive environment for the Democrat.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
National Conference of State Legislat...
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A new "Pathways" study addresses growing up and out of crime and U.S. Supreme Court rulings have prohibited the most serious punishments for juveniles, recently addressing life without parole.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Your Turn: GOP endorsements were bad choicesYour Turn: GOP...
Your Turn: GOP endorsements were bad choices Party members shouldn't abandon our principles to kowtow to the Republican establishment.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Sen. Al Franken celebrates five-year swearing-in ceremony
Franken and former GOP Sen. Norm Coleman tangled by mere hundreds of Minnesota votes in the 2008 election in what was one of the closest Senate races in the history of the union.
Jury seated to hear Ventura's defamation case
Jesse Ventura is suing the widow of famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and wants to keep the case out of Texas courts.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Deja Vu in Minnesota Senate Race?
In 2008, a first-time candidate dogged by his career history faced a formidable incumbent dragged down by an unpopular second-term president.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Jesse Ventura defamation lawsuit over an alleged bar room fight goes to trial in St. Paul
As a wrestler, he battled Andre the Giant, Hulk Hogan and Mad Dog Vachon. As a candidate for governor, he clashed with Skip Humphrey and Norm Coleman.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Republican McFadden names new campaign manager
Kulh is a principal in the public affairs firm Connolly Kuhl Group. He's also worked on the campaigns of former Sen. Norm Coleman, gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer and former St. Paul Mayor Randy Kelly.