I didn’t get a chance to listen to the MPR debate among the Senate candidates live, so I’m now listening through the miracle of the Web. I guess I can non-live blog it since I’m sitting here listening now.
Archives for September 1, 2006
It’s hard as hard to discuss religion and politics without being called “anti-religion” as it is to discuss race in this country without being called a racist. But discuss we must.
The reason Michael Barone (not the Pipedreams guy) makes the big bucks is that he’s a better wordsmith than I am, as he demonstrates in saliently referring us today to an article expanding this topic.
Tim Pawlenty is not the first candidate for high office to blow off public financing so that he’s not bound by spending limits. Both George Bush and John Kerry left the dough on the table in 2004. And it’s hardly a secret that getting elected to public office is requiring more and more money.
This was a joint release sent by DFLer Amy Klobuchar and Republican Mark Kennedy. No word on if the I-P candidate will be in any or all of these debates. Robert Fitzgerald has the I-P endorsement but faces a primary challenge. JOINT STATEMENT Mark Kennedy 06 and Klobuchar for Minnesota For immediate release September 1, Read more →
Politicians are aghast this morning, trying to figure out why the heck the FAA violated policy and put only one air traffic controller in the tower overnight in Kentucky when there were supposed to be two.
Gov. Tom Pawlenty’s campaign said today it will forgo taxpayer subsidies and not abide by campaign spending limits. It’s the first time in nearly 25 years a candidate for governor has done that. Pawlenty reported earlier this week he has $2 million in the bank compared to Mike Hatch’s $1 million. His decision means Hatch Read more →
DFLer Becky Lourey will be on public television’s Almanac program tonight and on WDSE in Duluth after Sept. 8. She will not be joined by her primary opponent Mike Hatch. Why? Because Hatch is refusing to appear at any debates that don’t include Gov. Tim Pawlenty. Pawlenty of course won’t be on the ballot with Read more →