Tag Archives: Mark Dayton

Feeling Minnesota

Former Minnesota Governor and current Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty talks a good game. He likes to tout his record of success as Governor as qualifications for his¬†eligibility¬†to be President. He claims that he made tough decisions as Governor and balanced … Continue reading

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Night of the Long Knives

Here’s a very quick take on local politics that reflects national intra-party warfare. The Republican Party in Minnesota recently ejected 18 prominent and respected members, including a retired U.S. Senator and two former Minnesota Governors. Why? Because they were not … Continue reading

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Land of 10,000 Recounts

To understand why we have a major recount in the governor’s election this year, and why we had one two years ago in the Senate race, you have to understand something about Minnesota. The state motto is “Land of 10,000 … Continue reading

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Another Election, Another Recount

It is becoming a habit. A third time, and it’ll be a tradition. Two years ago, there was a prolonged recount and legal battle over the Minnesota Senate race. This year, it is the Governor’s seat. The Senate recount was … Continue reading

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