CAPITOL CHATTER DFL governor contest fuzzy
Minnesota's precinct caucus straw polls cemented Marty Seifert's front-running role in the Republican governor's race, but the picture remains fuzzy for Democrats.
While Minneapolis Mayor R.T... Posted on 2/3/10 at 6:20 PM
WORTHINGTON — While Don Groninga touted Rick Santorum Tuesday night at the Nobles County Republicans’ caucus event, his preferred candidate was beginning to build an early lead in straw poll results across Minnesota.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tim Walz announced Friday the support of Rep. Gene Taylor and strong support from the military and veterans community as he prepares to assume a leadership role in the House National Guard and Reserve Caucus in the next Congress.
Minnesotans gather for precinct caucuses
ST. PAUL — Two state representatives appeared poised to move away from other Republican governor candidates and several Democrats were battling for bragging rights Tuesday night as Minnesotans attending more than 8,000 neighborhood meetings began picking their favorites.
ST. PAUL — The precinct caucus excitement from two years ago is not felt in 2010 by most Minnesotans, but a couple dozen governor candidates are working day and night to get their supporters to turn out Tuesday night.
WASHINGTON — If you live long enough in Washington you’ll learn there is literally nothing new under the sun. That’s why it is amusing to listen to the House “Progressive Caucus” and Moveon.org in a full-page newspaper ad attempt to explain the victory of senator-elect Scott Brown in the special Massachusetts election last week this way: Brown didn’t win because Democrats were too liberal; Brown won because Democrats weren’t liberal enough.
At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2, I will join my fellow Nobles County Democrats at Worthington’s Prairie Elementary when we begin the process of selecting the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for the 2010 fall election.
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