The Mark Kennedy campaign has tried to make an issue of rising crime in Minneapolis. They must have suceeded in registering it on the political scale because Klobuchar’s seventh television ad is aimed to address the Kennedy charges.
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Now that we’re the center of the GOP universe, we have to broaden our knowledge a little bit, I guess. So…enough of the Senate race! Enough of the 6th district. That’s just so….. so….. Minnesota.
A loyal Polinaut reader just sent this along: Please Join Special Guest United States Senator Barack Obama for an afternoon benefiting Minnesota’s next United States Senator Amy Klobuchar Monday, October 9th, 2006 12:00 Private Reception 12:30 Lunch The Minneapolis Club 729 2nd Ave South Minneapolis, MN
Lost, at least so far, in all the brouhaha over where to stick a convention is this nugget: does it really help a party in a particular state?
Depending on whom you listen to, the vote on the Public Expression of Religion Act of 2005 in the House is either aimed at the mid-term elections, or it’s not. Pretty much like everything else.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Republicans have chosen the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul for the 2008 presidential convention, a GOP source said Wednesday. The selection was expected to be announced later today, said the Republican source, who spoke on condition of anonymity. The choice of the Twin Cities would provide a major political punch for the Read more →
Amy Klobuchar, the Democrat running for U.S. Senate, is running an ad featuring family members of crime victims (no link yet). The members thank Klobuchar for prosecuting identity theft, drunken driving and murder crimes as Hennepin County Attorney. One of them is Linda Longino, the mother of Tyesha Edwards who was killed by a stray Read more →
The war in Iraq and President Bush lead the digest today. A MPR/St. Paul Pioneer Press poll says people aren’t happy with the war and President Bush. Here’s a story by MPR and one by the Pi Press. Mark Kennedy’s U.S. Senate campaign released the ad that got the chief spokeswoman of his Democratic rival Read more →