Why We Should All Give Up on the Democrats: A Polemical Essay
Did the feds turn a blind eye to the Shakopee tribal enrollment fight? Finally, Congress decides to take a look.
Gambling-rich tribes opposing a casino in Hudson--including the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota and the Mille Lacs Chippewa--hired heavy-hitting lobbyist Patrick O'Connor, who personally spoke to the president about the matter at a fundraiser in Minneapolis.
When Minnesota and Wisconsin tribes gave $500,000 to the Democrats, a lobbyist testified, the Democrats listened.