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Ron Carey

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    MNGOP report reveals "inadequate transparency and oversight" of party finances

    An internal review committee formed to look into the Minnesota Republican Party's finances found no "theft" at the MNGOP but uncovered evidence of mismanagement. The committee's members -- Pat Anderson, Scott Dutcher, Kelly Fenton, Randy Gilbert, Jeff Johnson, Terry McCall, Bron Scherer, Rick Weibl ... More >>

  • News

    January 4, 2012

    Michele Bachmann falls from grace

    From top GOP contender to bottom of the barrel

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Minnesota GOP fined $170,000 for FEC violations

    The state GOP failed to report nearly $1 million in debt.​The worst time to owe someone money is when you're in debt. That's the case with the  Republican Party of Minnesota, which is already in debt, but now owes the Federal Election Commission $170,000 for campaign finance violations. Funny ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Bachmann aide Andy Parrish moves to Bachmann for President post

    Bachmann's chief of staff has a new gig.​Andy Parrish is one Michele Bachmann staffer who isn't jumping ship because his captain is crazy: ABC is reporting that he's leaving his position as her congressional chief of staff in order to take a position with Bachmann for President. That would be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Sergio Gor and Julie Quist bail on Team Bachmann

    Bachmann turnover drive.​Michele Bachmann just can't hold onto her staffers. Today, we learned that spokesman Sergio Gor and district director Julie Quist are moving on. Both short-timers say they are departing under amicable terms, but the shakeup reflects a pattern of aides who have bail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Natalie Hale, Michele Bachmann's stylist-to-the-stars, speaks out

    Celebrity stylist Natalie Hale says people should stop picking on Bachmann's make-up.​It seems that being Michele Bachmann's celebrity stylist isn't all a bed of roses. Since news broke that Bachmann paid $225 for hair and make-up to Natalie Hale before the 2010 election, the stylist-to-the-stars ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Michele Bachmann dropped $225 on makeup and hair before Election Day

    No, not this makeup job.​Rep. Michele Bachmann had a record amount of money to throw around as Election Day drew near a few months ago, so she figured, what the heck, she'd drop a couple of Ben Franklins on looking good for the media swarm. Cost Cutters evidently didn't cut it for the sixth distr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Meet Natalie Hale, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's stylist-to-the-stars

    Michele Bachmann's go-to glam artist, Natalie Hale.​News broke this morning that Tea Party Congresswoman Michele Bachmann spent $225 on hair and make-up for election day, and her stylist of choice is a woman by the name of Natalie Hale."The receipt was for the services of professional makeup artis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Michele Bachmann posing with "Rent is Too Damn High" guy

    Yes, this happened.​We have witnessed many surreal scenes when Michele Bachmann was involved, but perhaps none quite so surreal as this: Michele Bachmann posing arm-in-handle-bar mustache with Jimmy McMillan AKA "The Rent is Too Damn High" guy.This picture was taken at CPAC, where Bachmann gave a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Michele Bachmann not qualified to be president, says former chief of staff Ron Carey

    Bachmann: Not ready for prime time, according to her former chief of staff.​Ron Carey is one of Rep. Michele Bachmann's former chiefs of staff. He's the former chairman of the Minnesota GOP. Now, as Bachmann gets ready to deliver an important speech this morning to conservatives in Washington, D.C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Michele Bachmann at CPAC: "Hu's your daddy" [VIDEOS] [UPDATE]

    Bachmann looked at the right camera this time.​Conservatives in Washington, D.C., got a full dose of Rep. Michele Bachmann with their morning coffee today. She kicked off her CPAC keynote address by lampooning her inability to look at the right camera for her State of the Union speech, slagged Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Michele Bachmann's 5th chief of staff, Ron Carey, is out

    "When your captain's crazy, it's time to find a new ship," a GOP congressman said of Bachmann last year.​You'd think there'd be some rejoicing on Team Bachmann (and maybe there was) after she hauled in $1.7 million in campaign funds for the second quarter, and a new KSTP/SurbeyUSA poll showed ... More >>

  • News

    August 26, 2009

    Tony Sutton: Savior of Minnesota's Republican Party?

    "Relentless" Sutton leading state's GOP out of the wilderness

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008
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    October 30, 2008
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    January 8, 2008
  • News

    November 15, 2006

    Fade to Blue

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

  • News

    November 15, 2006

    Night of the Short Knives

    As the GOP suffered the death of a thousand cuts last Tuesday, CP staffers captured scenes from the victory party that (mostly) wasn't

  • News

    November 15, 2006

    Winning the Ground Game

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

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2006
  • News

    June 14, 2006

    The Pit Bull as Pragmatist

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

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Love Me Two Times

    You pay Tony Sutton to serve the state of Minnesota. The Republican Party pays Tony Sutton to serve them.

  • News

    July 21, 2004

    The Check's in the Mail

    How a once-mighty union sold out thousands of workers on the eve of retirement

  • Feature

    October 29, 1997

    Union Made

    Laborers' union members, mostly low-paid black and Hispanic workers, financed their president's White House visits while the Justice Department quashed a mob investigation.

  • Feature

    October 8, 1997

    Planet Janet

    If there were any doubts that Reno is in a self-evident conflict of interest, the revelation that the White House was able to conceal the videotapes from her less-than-zealous Justice Department underlings should remove those doubts.

  • Feature

    August 27, 1997

    Bubbaphilia

    By interfering with the Teamsters, a union only just emerging from a scabrous history of institutionalized malfeasance, the Clintonoids displayed their utter contempt for union democracy and for the labor movement itself.

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