Entenza is currently doing a teleconfence with reporters right now. He says he takes full responsibility of the investigation but says the the private research company was not authorized to research Hatch’s personal parking tickets (see MDE post). Entenza’s apology comes less than two hours after his campaign released the documents it got from the Read more

Minneapolis City Council member Paul Ostrow got the endorsement of the Minneapolis Fire Fighters today. Ostrow also released his public safety plan which calls for a restoration of the Clinton Cops program. Ostrow also ripped DFL endorsed candidate Keith Ellison for authoring a bill that would mandate probation for first time drug offenses. Ostrow says Read more

Minnesota House Speaker Steve Sviggum held a news conference touting the candidates for the Minnesota House. He says they’ll focus on education and keeping taxes and government spending low. DFL House Minority Leader Margaret Anderson Kelliher held a different news conference saying voters are tired of the same thing and aren’t happy with rising property Read more

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee released its second batch of Red to Blue candidates and Patty Wetterling made the list. The DCCC says it hopes their campaign will switch some of the GOP seats (red) to Democratic seats (blue). Wetterling is running against Republican Michele Bachmann in Minnesota’s Sixth. The endorsement means Wetterling will receive Read more

I’m told that the dearly departed (at least temporarily from this page) Bob Collins will be taking part in an event tonight at the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis. It’s about money and politics and also features Jeff Blodgett and Judy Blaseg. It’s sponsored by the Citizens League and The Current. Doors open at 5:30, program Read more

Normal people probably don’t care much, but it’s a big issue for us in the radio business–politicians seeking statewide office who won’t take questions from reporters. It happened yesterday as noted here by Mr. Scheck when journalists tried to ask legitimate questions of the two top DFL endorsed candidates in the state. Instead of answering Read more