MPR’s Tim Pugmire tells me this: The field of DFL attorney general candidates is down to four. St. Paul lawyer Patrick Cotter Thursday withdrew his name as a candidate. Cotter had never run for political office. But he says he had a strong desire and the ability to serve. Cotter was the first DFL candidate Read more

What about this near the end of Bill Salisbury’s piece in the Pioneer Press today? When the controversy about Entenza erupted last week, Hatch said, two reporters told his press secretary, Leslie Sandberg, that they believed Entenza was lying about his political research and they would “write stories about him until he drops out.” Hatch Read more