Noah Kunin who writes the blog www.blanked-out.com. Kunin says he accessed the Kennedy ad through Scott Howell’s website, Kennedy’s ad man. Kunin says he was not asked for a password to get to the site that included Kennedy’s ad and never “hacked” into anything. He didn’t provide any details with his interaction with Klobuchar’s campaign over the weekend on the advice of counsel.
Archives for September 20, 2006
Campaign ads passed to the rival’s campaign, press releases about a candidate’s (incorrect) record in personal voting, congressional candidate aides greeting visitors to a competitor’s event by shouting ethnic slurs..
The Amy Klobuchar for U.S. Senate campaign fired communications director Tara McGuinness today for accessing a Mark Kennedy for U.S. Senate advertisement. through the use of protected passwords that were accessed by a local blogger. Ben Goldfarb, campaign manager with Klobuchar’s campaign, just called back to say that McGuinness was sent a direct link to Read more →
Peter Hutchinson, the Independence Party candidate for governor, accused Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty and DFLer Mike Hatch of “ducking debates.” Get it? That’s why the ducks are there with him. Jokes aside, Hutchinson called debates the “job interviews” for politicians. A spokeswoman for Hatch says he won’t appear unless the governor commits to the debate. Read more →
Campaign Notebook by The Associated Press WETTERLING VOTING RECORD The National Republican Congressional Committee claimed in a brochure sent to 6th District voters this week that Democratic candidate Patty Wetterling failed to vote in three big election years, including 2004. The hitch? Wetterling voted in both the primary and general elections that year, when she Read more →
Last night’s U.S. senate debate featuring Republican Mark Kennedy, DFLer Amy Klobuchar and Independence Party member Robert Fitzgerald leads the digest. The Star Tribune, MPR, Forum Communications and the AP have stories. I guess Kennedy and Klobuchar can pull those ads discussing high gasoline prices. Demorcat Lori Swanson is ahead in a poll focusing on Read more →