We reported earlier that DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar will be a featured speaker at the DNC on Monday night of the convention. Well, she also gets to speak briefly on Tuesday night. Here’s the release: DENVER – Highlighting the historic and vital role of women in the Democratic Party, the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) Read more →
Archives for August 19, 2008
It looks like outside spending and negative campaigning may have begun in Minnesota’s highly competitive 3rd District congressional race. DFL candidate Ashwin Madia’s campaign says it has received numerous reports of so-called “push polling” from voters in the district. Push polls masquerade as scientific polls, but are actually telemarketing efforts designed to disseminate negative messages Read more →
DFL U.S. Senate candidate Al Franken will be raising money from Democratic donors at the DNC in Denver. The Sunlight Foundation’s look at DNC convention parties (see page 8) shows that there will be a fundraiser for Franken on Monday evening from 5:00 to 6:30. It’s hosted by Foster Graham Millstein Miller Calisher, LLP. The Read more →
She’s speaking on Monday. Here’s part of the release: THE 2008 CONVENTION: AMERICANS COMING TOGETHER FOR CHANGE Democrats Add New Speakers, Announce Gavel Times For Opening Three Nights in Denver DENVER – The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) and the Obama for America Campaign today announced new speakers and gavel times for the opening three Read more →
Republican Erik Paulsen has hired Stacy Johnson to coordinate his campaign’s media efforts. Johnson is a staffer for Virginia Congressman Eric Cantor (who has been mentioned as a possible running mate to John McCain). Paulsen is running for Congress in Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District against DFLer Ashwin Madia and I-P candidate David Dillon.
We’re not sure if Pawlenty will be McCain’s running mate but we know he’s going to sign a Proclamation on Wednesday morning making Minnesota a ‘ONE State.’ DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar will also be present for the signing. Pawlenty is sticking around Minnesota over the next few days. He has two public events on his Read more →