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Mike Hatch

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Mike Hatch's daughter Anne found dead in Chicago

    Former AG Mike Hatch. His daughter Anne was found dead in Chicago.​The Cook County Medical Examiner's office said this afternoon that Anne Hatch, the 27-year-old daughter of former Minnesota Attorney General Mike Hatch, died of a suicide in Chicago. She was found in her North Michigan Avenue ... More >>

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    November 18, 2008

    11/18 Morning Must Reads

    Mass_media_4.jpgTuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.

  • News

    February 14, 2007

    The Smiling Face of Pain

    The "new" Tim Pawlenty looks a lot like the old one

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2006

    A Win-Win Situation

    Whether or not Mike Hatch takes Lori Swanson up on her offer to come work with her, and for her, the Attorney General's office is in good hands.

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2006

    Post Election Impressions: Rybak Helped Himself

    It wasn't surprising to hear that Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak isn't closing the door on a potential bid for the U.S. Senate against Norm Coleman in 2008.

  • News

    November 15, 2006

    R.I.P.: The 2006 Political Boneyard

    Many fell and few are likely to rise again

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    November 15, 2006

    They Only Come Out at Night

    Election Leftovers 2006: outtakes from an evening of politico galas

  • News

    November 15, 2006

    Fade to Blue

    Five or six things about last week's winners and losers

  • News

    November 15, 2006

    Winning the Ground Game

    DFLers gain lege seats in the 'burbs, courtesy, in part, of TakeAction Minnesota

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2006

    MN GOP chair: "Hatch gave us a gift"

    A postmortem Q&A with Ron Carey, head of Minnesota's Republican party.

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2006

    Pawlenty/Hatch: More proof that satire cannot compete with reality

    UPDATE: Pat Kessler, the host of WCCO-TV's Reality Check segment on political ads, has named "Mike Hatch Eats Kittens" the best fake ad of the campaign season. Thank'ee kindly, good sir.

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2006

    Odds and ends: Hatch fumes, Kiffie cries, and we will still have Alan Fine to kick around

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    Worst news of the night: Rabid GOP dog Alan Fine tells Channel 5's Tom Hauser, "You haven't seen the last of Alan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2006

    11/03 Morning Communiqué

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    Iran woos American tourists, enforcement of U.S. privacy laws puts us in a league with China and Russia, order your 2007 conservative wome ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2006

    Pawlenty campaign ad parody: Mike Hatch eats kittens

    Have you noticed that Mike Hatch's attacks on Tim Pawlenty's record as governor have been met every step of the way by countercharges that Hatch is not a very nice man? So have we. The second ad of the campaign season from Concerned Citizens of City Pages. Disclaimers: Mike Hatch does not eat kitt ... More >>

  • News

    October 25, 2006

    Have You Seen Me?

    A law-and-order Christian conservative most people have never heard of tries to wrest the AG's office away from the DFL

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2006

    Majority rule

    Third party candidates, whether from the Green or Constitution parties, are inevitably decried as spoilers. This year's primary pinata in this regard is Independence Party gubernatorial candidate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2006

    Hutch Hands Out Gube Debate DVD

    The Independence Party candidate wants us all to have a keepsake of his finest performance on the campaign trail; which will become a surefire yard sale item on November 8 whether he wins or loses.

  • News

    October 11, 2006

    A Centrist is Born

    Mike Hatch mines the middle ground—and never mentions the T-word

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2006

    Local bloggers on last night's primary wins and losses

    Minnesota bloggers across the political spectrum are chiming in on the outcomes of yesterday's primary election. Not surpisingly, the chatter was focused on Rep. Keith Ellison's victory in the 5th Congressional District DFL primary.

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2006

    Steve and Sharon: The AG Primary Surprises

    Of all the weird curves primary voters could have thrown last night, the respective Republican and DFL races for Attorney General top the list. Who would have predicted that perennial candidate Sharon Anderson would score a higher percentage of her party's votes on the Republican side than DFL endor ... More >>

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    September 13, 2006
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    September 8, 2006
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    August 2, 2006

    When the Going Gets Weird

    Mike Hatch throws a bizarre—though hardly baseless—jab at the Star Tribune

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2006

    Entenza: former AG candidate, future house husband

    DFL attorney general endorsee Matt Entenza, under siege lately for his wife's HMO ties (first detailed in a January City Pages cover story, here) and the blowback from his dirt-digging against Mike Hatch, abruptly withdrew from the AG race this morning. The text of his statement appears below the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2006

    Entenza-Hatch: Follow the Money

    Given that both are from the same party, and that Entenza is now running to replace Hatch while Hatch moves on to run against Governor Tim Pawlenty, Entenza's motivation for the surreptitious investigation seems on the surface to be a real head-scratcher.

  • News

    July 5, 2006

    The Spoiler

    Consultant and candidate Hutchinson won't "shock the world"—but will he tip the race for gov?

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2006

    Hatch to announce running mate Sunday

    LG announcement to come a day after Independence Party convention rounds out the endorsed candidates for governor.

  • News

    June 14, 2006

    The Pit Bull as Pragmatist

    With the DFL gubernatorial endorsement, will Mike Hatch have to play nice?

  • News

    May 31, 2006

    The Contender

    After his role in the stadium debate, can Steve Kelley still get the DFL gubernatorial nod?

  • News

    May 24, 2006

    Becky Lourey wants you

    Can a gun–toting Gold Star mom and state senator topple Tim Pawlenty?

  • News

    May 10, 2006

    The Heart of the Matter

    If there were a problem with a life-saving medical device implanted in your heart, someone would tell you, right? Tom Hatch thought so. He was wrong.

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2006

    A sorry excuse for grassroots

    The protest rally outside United Health Group headquarters this morning turned out to be a big dud.

  • News

    January 11, 2006

    United He Stands

    In the past seven years the Minnesota attorney general's office has earned a rep as one of the country's toughest HMO watchdogs. So does it matter that Matt Entenza, the DFL's heir apparent to the job, is married to one of the most powerful executives in

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2005

    Desperately Seeking Spines

    States prove effective at curtailing abusive mortgages; Congress quick to strike back There are people who own homes, are veterans of a foreign war, pay taxes and maybe, just maybe, vote who weren't alive the last time Congress took any action regarding banks other than to loosen regulations--and c ... More >>

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    October 21, 2005
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    October 6, 2005

    Red v. Blue: Dead heats in MN

    Minnesota, once unquestionably blue, recently red, is now simply shades of gray.

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    March 31, 2005

    Pawlenty, Hatch, and the casino question

    Pawlenty, Hatch, and the casino question There's more at stake here than $200 million for cash-starved state coffers Yesterday Minnesota AG Mike Hatch issued an opinion calling unconstitutional the Pawlenty plan for partnering with northern Minnesota tribal governments to build a metro-area casino ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2005

    The Strib: fair and balanced, or crazy like a Fox?

    The Strib: fair and balanced, or crazy like a Fox? The story that ceased to be Regular visitors to startribune.com may have noticed an abrupt about-face in the paper's January 31 story about Mike Hatch's four-volume report on the non-profit Fairview Health Systems. The report, which offered a scath ... More >>

  • News

    May 5, 2004

    Voices and Silence

    It was no secret that Jason Molacek heard voices telling him to murder. Cops, counselors, his parents--they all knew. So why didn't anyone stop him before he shot his mom to death?

  • News

    January 28, 2004

    Capitol Offenses

    State legislators are poised for a spending spree--on stadiums and prisons

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    November 19, 2003

    Lifetime Commitment

    Two lawyers challenge the governor's new policy on sex offenders

  • News

    October 8, 2003

    Just Say Eh?

    Republicans learn to love imported Canadian drugs

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    August 29, 2001

    Learn Public Relations

    Earn $150 to $450 an hour!

  • Books

    July 18, 2001

    The Last Sodomites

    Now Minnesotans can be as nasty as they wanna be

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    July 12, 2000

    Speak No Evil

    Everyone applauded when the attorney general took a neo-Nazi letter writer to court. But is he pushing the constitutional envelope?

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    January 26, 2000
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    November 3, 1999

    Dirty Little Air War

    Bully! Crybaby! Northwest and Sun Country brawl for control of the sandbox--and billions in local air-travel revenues

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    March 3, 1999

    See You In Court

    Five years ago Mike Hatch was just another failed politician. Then a dying woman walked into his office, and a crusade was born.

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    September 9, 1998
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    July 29, 1998

    The Junge and the Restless

    DFL endorsement was su.pposed to catapult Ember Reichgott Junge to the top of the primary heap, but insiders say the AG candidate's campaign is sinking like a lead balloon

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