NBC is reporting that Meet the Press moderator Tim Russert died today at the age of 58. This is a huge blow to journalists who cover politics and to voters who rely being fully informed before they head to the voting booth.
Archives for June 13, 2008
A Rasmussen Poll that was put in the field after the DFL Convention has Norm Coleman with a slim lead over DFL endorsed Al Franken. Coleman is polling at 48% to Franken’s 45% in a head to head matchup. The poll also considers a possible Jesse Ventura entry. 24% of those polled support Ventura, 39% Read more →
The Fix is dropping Minnesota’s Senate race down the line. Here’s why: 9. Minnesota (R): Al Franken giveth and Al Franken taketh away. After running a nearly error-free primary campaign that all but cleared the field for him, Franken has endured more than a month of negative stories that have some Democrats wondering if nominating Read more →
Floods damage hundreds of homes in Austin and surrounding areas. Gov. Pawlenty declares a state of emergency for Freeborn and Mower Counties. DFL Rep. Tim Walz will visit the area today. The long waiting list for public housing gets longer. The Winona Bridge is set to partially reopen on Saturday. Minnesota’s new Chief Justice will Read more →