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Earlier this month, Minneapolis criminal defense attorney Lynne Torgerson dropped out of the race for the GOP nomination to take on Congressman Keith Ellison this November. It looks like Ellison's opponent with be Chris Fields, who won the party's backing during the 5th District convention on April ... More >>
MNGOP lawmakers really, really want to cut taxes. But tax cuts require spending decreases, and that's where the problem lies. On a 72-62 party-line vote, House Republicans yesterday passed a bill that would cut business property taxes by $40 million next year and then reduce the levy annually unt ... More >>
Attention, one percenters -- Mitt Romney will be in Eagan tomorrow.The GOP presidential frontrunner will appear in the St. Paul suburb Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the headquarters of the Freightmasters trucking company. If that isn't enough to get you excited, perhaps this will -- Romney will be ... More >>
All signs point toward a blue November in Minnesota, at least as far as the presidential race is concerned.A new Public Policy Polling poll indicates that Barack Obama is on track to cruise to a comfortable win here no matter which Republican contender ultimately emerges as the GOP candidate.In a ... More >>
Somehow, Newt is more popular than Romney even with MN women.Minnesota is Newt Gingrich territory. That's the conclusion emerging from a new Public Policy Polling poll of likely Republican voters in the state.The poll, conducted last weekend, just over two weeks ahead of the February 7 Minnesota ... More >>
Former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch won't face an ethics complaint for having an affair with a senate staffer.
Koch resigned in December after her fellow Republican legislators confronted her with allegations that she was having an affair with a subordinate staffer widely believed to be GOP powe ... More >>
The almost-unwatchable train-wreck that is the Minnesotan Republican Party wrecks onward.
Last night, Secretary Treasurer David Sturrock tendered his resignation, effective January 19. In his barbed letter to other Republicans, Sturrock seems to indicate that his decision was triggered by today' ... More >>
Paul Zunker: not welcome at church.Paul Zunker, the former Carver County Republican Chairman, made his first court appearance this morning to face molestation charges.
Zunker was ordered booked and released under the following conditions: That he not have contact with the victim, avoid the famil ... More >>
Carver County Republican Party: Not very good at politics.There won't be a Carver County Republican Party fundraiser this evening.
The GOP's original plan was to auction off access to state legislators and US congressmen this afternoon at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club. City Pages reported on ... More >>
The shutdown ended not with a bang, but with a shrug.After two weeks of gridlock and three hours locked in his office, Mark Dayton and Republican leaders emerged yesterday with a deal to end the state shutdown. The governor forced a tight grin as he stepped to the microphone, announcing the deal ... More >>
Minnesota's shut down, but the state GOP isn't.Mark Dayton says Minnesota Republicans are trying to mine the state shutdown for campaign money. The governor criticized the GOP for hitting up contributors while Minnesota can't pay for highway repairs and state parks. In a response to City Pages th ... More >>
Rep. Sarah Anderson: It's not about politics. Seriously. It isn't.Few people seriously believe Republican Rep. Sarah Anderson when she insists that the GOP's congressional redistricting plan "isn't about politics."
The Republicans' proposed map unveiled in St. Paul yesterday is clearly redra ... More >>
The entire Senate Republican Conference signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today kindly asking him to stop thinking about provisionally seating Al Franken as the election contest in Minnesota is under way.