We wrote earlier this month that three of the four legislative caucuses were holding fundraisers this month. The fourth (Senate GOP) now have one scheduled. Governor Tim Pawlenty will reportedly host the June 26th breakfast fundraiser at the Southview Country Club in West St. Paul.
Archives for June 9, 2008
Forum Communications says GOP Rep. Dean Simpson is retiring. Here’s the updated list: Dean Simpson (R- Perham) House District 10B Brad Finstad (R-Comfrey) 21B John Berns (R-Wayzata) 33B Scott Kranz (DFL – Blaine) 51A Frank Moe (DFL – Bemidji) 4A Chris DeLaForest (R- Andover) 49A Aaron Peterson (DFL – Appleton) 20A Connie Ruth (R – Read more →
Get ready to hear Democrat Al Franken and his surrogates say this plenty of times over the next five months: “It’s not enough that George Bush is going in January of 2009. His enablers have to go with him and top on that list is Norm Coleman. He’s given the president a blank check on Read more →
MNGOP spokeswoman Gina Countryman said Vice President Dick Cheney held a private fundraiser in Wayzata today to raise money for the state party’s Minnesota Victory ’08 fund (that’s the state party’s fundraising arm for federal candidates). Countryman said about 100 people attended the event at a private home. She would not release the host of Read more →
Al Franken, the DFL endorsed candidate for the U.S. Senate, kicks off a statewide campaign today. It starts in St. Paul. MPR says Democrats and Republicans agree that Al Franken is a great endorsement decision by the DFL Party. It’s safe to say it’s for different reasons. Franken won the DFL endorsement for the U.S. Read more →