Minneapolis was on a list of cities the RNC asked to bid for the 2008 convention.
Tim Walz, who many DFLers think could unseat Rep. Gutknect, will formally announce his candidacy this weekend. However, it should be noted that the aforementioned DFLers may be delusional.
If you listened very carefully today you could hear a loud “WTF" shouted over the blogsphere.
In a 47-22 vote, the South Dakota House passed a bill banning abortions.
The following is a post from a month ago when it looked as if the marriage amendment would not be on the ballot. Check out KvM and Wind Beneath the Right Wing for specifics.
Yesterday I posted on how the Hatch campaign may be in trouble, based off of Hatch's attendance (or lack thereof) at recent DFL candidate forums.
Blois Olson from the newsletter Politics in Minnesota says Hatch needs to ramp up his campaign activity.
"He is the perceived front-runner, but the more he doesn't do, the less he is the front-runner," according to Olson. "And I think the Rose Garden strategy is, you sit in the garden and you smell the roses while everybody else enjoys the bad weather outside, and I think that while he is the front-runner, he has to start acting more like a front-runner and not be so publicly shy."
Olson says Hatch has only a bare-bones campaign operation. Hatch did raise half a million dollars last year, surpassing all of the other Democrats except Doran, who lent his campaign $1.8 million. Hatch's campaign says the attorney general focuses first on his full-time job. (Source: MPR, Feb. 8, 2006)
Ms. Amy Klobuchar has reached a new low, lying about Mark Kennedy's voting record.
Kelly Doran has renewed his tired call for WCCO to can Gov. Pawlenty's weekly radio show.
"There's established legal standards for when you're a candidate. They're there for a reason. It's settled law and I think we should follow the law. We also said we would differ to WCCO's judgment on it and they agree," Pawlenty said. (Source: MPR, Feb. 3, 2006)
The DFL just gave DFLers.org a make over.
Could Mike Hatch be the third DFL candidate to switch races this cycle?
"With today's announcement by Mike Ciresi that he will not enter the U.S. Senate race, the DFL elite has made clear they will put forward another ultra-liberal in the mold of Mark Dayton.
"I once again call on Amy Klobuchar to end her poll driven, photo op candidacy and begin to debate the important issues facing
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The DFL has shut down it's Yahoo! Group for DFL State Central Committee members following a post on MDE.