Jim Abeler

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    Political endorsements are pouring in, but do they really matter?

    It's only a week until Minnesota's primary elections, and that means one thing: Political endorsements are about to come pouring in. We've already seen it a few times on both the statewide and national levels. Mike McFadden got the endorsement from the national powerhouse U.S. Chamber of Commerce, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2014

    Star Tribune ruffles feathers by not endorsing Mike McFadden in primary election

    This morning, the Star Tribune editorial board endorsed dark horse candidate Jim Abeler in the GOP U.S. Senate primary that will take place August 12.The endorsement was somewhat surprising, as Mike McFadden has been the overwhelming favorite to emerge from the primary and move on to challenge Al Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Dennis Nguyen pulls out of Secretary of State race

    Days after we reported about a controversy over Dennis Nguyen's alleged taste for strip clubs, he's pulled out of the Secretary of State race.Nguyen, a Republican who works in private equity, announced the move on his Facebook page this morning.

  • News

    April 2, 2013

    Mental health resources dwindle as the APOLLO Resource Center closes its doors

    Funding cuts hit Minnesota's long-standing drop-in center

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Republicans want "Choose Life" license plates

    The "Choose Life" llicense plate being proposed by Republicans.​Republicans are busy in the culture warrior kitchen. Today, a group of them introduced H.F. 91, which calls for the creation of "Choose Life" license plates. Funds from the sale of the plates would be directed only to counties that a ... More >>

  • News

    August 15, 2007

    Who's to Blame?

    In the wake of the I-35W bridge collapse, it's time to take a hard look at the politicians and policies that may have contributed to the disaster

  • News

    April 10, 2002

    Fall and Rise

    Burt Hanson just may be the unluckiest man alive. But he's not giving up.