Paul Koering

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    June 17, 2010

    Sen. Paul Koering says gay porn star dinner date no big deal

    image courtesy of​What will be the fallout from the revelation--first reported by Andy Birkey of the Minnesota Independent--that State Senator Paul Koering recently dined with the star of such gay porn hits as"My Brother's Hot Friend?" It's tough to say. Usually when a Republican poli ... More >>

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    June 5, 2009

    So who is kind of maybe a little bit considering a run for governor?

    Could we just have every politician or kinda-politician run for governor in 2010, perhaps in a Lord of the Flies battle?

  • News

    July 23, 2008

    Tim Pawlenty: Governor No

    Tim Pawlenty racked up more vetoes this year than any governor in Minnesota's history. Is this the man we want to be vice president?

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2006

    Primary results

    5th Congressional District, DFL: 41% Keith Ellison, 31% Mike Erlandson, 21% Ember Reichgott Junge, 5% Paul Ostrow...

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    March 24, 2006

    Religious right pressure cooker gets to Koering

    The openly gay Republican senator flip-flopped on the anti-gay marriage bill, voting on Monday to break with normal senate procedure (and his previously held position) and sent the bill directly to the senate floor for a vote.

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    June 1, 2005

    Coming out Republican:
    Sen. Paul Koering talks about the fallout

    This story won't appear in print until next Wednesday (6/8), but here's a preview of CP's interview with Republican state Senator Paul Koering, the Brainerd-area legislator who announced in mid-April that he was gay.

  • News

    June 1, 2005

    The Senator Who Came Out from the Cold

    Sen. Paul Koering: "Everybody knew at the Capitol. I just wanted to end all the speculation."

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    April 14, 2005

    Strib: Gay is fine! No, wait, gay is painful and torturous

    A tale of two photos When the Star Tribune broke state Senator Paul Koering's story yesterday--namely that he was coming out as a gay Republican--the Newspaper of the Twin Cities went pretty light on the anguish and outrage factors, letting the outing do the talking. But now the paper's looking for ... More >>

  • News

    March 17, 2004

    A Cure for the Common Good

    Pawlenty continues his slash-and-burn crusade to cut health care