We reported yesterday that former VP Al Gore will campaign with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Al Franken next month. Today, Gore urged MoveOn.org readers to give money to Franken’s campaign. The Hotline has the story.
Archives for September 18, 2008
When Republican presidential candidate John McCain returns to Minnesota Friday for a campaign event in Blaine, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty won’t even be in the same area code. Pawlenty’s public events schedule for Sept. 19 includes a 12:00 p.m. groundbreaking ceremony for the Minnesota Steel plant in Nashwauk. That’s the same time McCain and his Read more →
The Federal Reserve and central banks across the world inject $180 billion in the money markets to calm fears. The presidential campaigns struggle to craft a response to the bailout. Politico and ABC have stories. WCCO Reality Checks where the candidates stand on the economy. Has McCain hinted support for auto loans. Sarah Palin’s private Read more →
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce has decided to oppose the proposed sales tax increase that would dedicate funding for the arts and the outdoors. The Chamber and its lobbying heft could play a critical role in defeating the proposal which is on the November ballot. Here’s the release: ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Chamber of Read more →