Republican John McCain’s campaign praised Gov. Pawlenty’s performance on Fox and Friends this morning. For the record, they have praised past Pawlenty performances (alliteration alert!) contrary to what other news outlets are reporting (see June 24th release on offshore drilling). Anyhoo, McCain’s campaign directed reporters to this video clip of Pawlenty talking about McCain’s stance Read more

It appears that there will be a push to change how Minnesota elects a President. Several lobbyists (including Gov. Pawlenty’s 2002 campaign manger) have registered to lobby on behalf of The National Popular Vote. That group is pushing states across the country to scrap the electoral college system and adopt a system that allows the Read more

It already started (does it ever stop?) but now the presidential campaigns are starting to talk about their GOTV efforts. Barack Obama’s campaign talked about Minnesota’s importance in the upcoming election (swing state, etc.) during a conference call. They also sent along this document that listed some of their plans. Meanwhile, John McCain’s Minnesota campaign Read more

Blender Magazine asked Barack Obama and John McCain to list their favorite songs. Here’s what Barack Obama has in his Top 10: 1. Ready or Not Fugees 2. What’s Going On Marvin Gaye 3. I’m On Fire Bruce Spingsteen 4. Gimme Shelter Rolling Stones 5. Sinnerman Nina Simone 6. Touch the Sky Kanye West 7. Read more