NEW PLATEAUS Election Reflection: Why We Voted the Way We Did
The either/or (Republican or Democrat) aspect of U.S. elections provide voters with the fewest of options. Yet with so many issues to consider, it hardly seems like two is enough.
It also makes it di... Posted on 11/13/12 at 10:42 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Election Notebook: Voter ID amendment takes spotlight
Debate about a proposed constitutional amendment requiring Minnesota voters to show photographic identification intensified Wednesday.
Among the disputes, the two sides of the question appearing on t... Posted on 10/24/12 at 5:42 PM
SIBLEY, Iowa — The turning point in Kevin Wolfswinkel’s decision to run for the Iowa House of Representatives District 1 Republican nomination was when he learned that “Republicans don’t defend their good platform.”
Santorum touts faith, family and overcoming diversity during first Minn. visit
LUVERNE — At the Palace Theatre in Luverne, Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke to a full house Monday night. He told the crowd they had the power to change a country that was leaning toward statism and socialism — that had become far from perfect.
PLYMOUTH NOTCH, Vt. — If your disgust over America’s crushing debt and the irresponsible leaders who refuse to reduce unnecessary spending has reached the fed-up point, there is an easy solution beyond whatever compromise might be reached in the current standoff between President Obama and congressional Republicans. Vote Republican in 2012.
Conservative crowd gathers to support potential candidates
MINNEAPOLIS — Two rising Republicans shared the stage at a Minneapolis political rally Wednesday, foreshadowing a potential race to the party’s 2012 presidential nomination.
ST. PAUL – A bill borrowing almost $1 billion appeared late Monday to be headed for hostile territory, Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s desk.
An hour before the House began debate on the public works funding bill Monday night, Gov. Tim Pawlenty sent a letter to lawmakers saying he would veto the entire bill.
Governor announces 2011 presidential run decision to “Meet the Press”
WASHINGTON — Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty told a national television audience Sunday that he likely will decide whether to run for president early next year.
ST. PAUL — Republican Marty Seifert became the first major governor candidate to announce a running mate Thursday, a northern Twin Cities suburban county commissioner who stumbled on a question that badly damaged another governor ticket’s campaign four years ago.
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