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Ellison’s Campaign Cash Hypocrisy

Representative Keith Ellison has been making a public push lately to get “money out of politics.” According to Ellison, there are far too many donors contributing money to political campaigns outside their own districts. “In a state of only six million people, $60 million was poured into the race, $50 million of which went to Governor Walker. And almost half ...

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Ellison’s Money Problems

Keith Ellison out of state money

Representative Keith Ellison has a problem (or 2) with money in politics. In a recent op-ed for the Huffington Post, the co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus blames “big money” (aka: corporations and super PACs) for Republican Governor Scott Walker’s recall win in Wisconsin. He announced plans to introduce a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court ruling on Citizens United which he claims allows ...

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Minnesota Governor Vetoes Castle Law Reform Bill

Most states in the Union have a “Castle Law” which grants citizens the right to defend themselves with firearms in the case that an unlawful intruder enters their home. Minnesota is no different. But when the state legislature voted to for a bill to strengthen those rights in favor of the homeowner, Governor Mark Dayton thought it was a bad ...

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The Amy Koch Scandal Illustrates Who Has Standards And Who Doesn’t!

Snarky letters from the “Gay Community” aside, the resignation and scandal of Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is a painful embarrassment to the Minnesota GOP and for Protection of Traditional Marriage activists. Senate Majority Leader Koch resigned her post Dec. 15 amidst accusations of having an inappropriate relationship with a male staffer, one day after a confrontation with members ...

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Tim Pawlenty Drops Out

After finishing in 3rd place in the Iowa Straw Poll former Minnesota Govenor Tim Pawlenty is dropping out of the race. In a Sunday morning conference call with supporters, Pawlenty said, “We cannot envision a path forward to victory, and so therefore we made a decision to end the campaign.” Pawlenty expected to get a boost from the Iowa straw ...

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