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Jeff Johnson releases fundraising totals

Minutes ago, I received this email alert from the Johnson for Governor campaign: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gregg Peppin July 28, 2014 Ph: 612-209-9351 NEWS RELEASE: Johnson Campaign Raises $169,595 Since June Report GOLDEN VALLEY—Jeff Johnson, the Republican-endorsed candidate for Governor, has raised $169,595 since the June 16th campaign finance report. His campaign had $122,886 […]

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Franken’s dishonest fundraising

Al Franken’s fundraising e-letters are getting more dishonest by the day. This is Franken’s latest dishonest e-letter fundraising appeal: Dear Cindy, There are tell-tale signs when a race is heating up. And all the signs in Minnesota point in that direction. Polls have been getting closer and closer, prompting the Rothenberg Political Report to take […]

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Nolan’s environmentalist roots

If there’s a message we should take from this article, it’s that Rick Nolan is an environmentalist first and foremost: BRAINERD, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan voiced opposition Thursday to Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline route, which would cut across northern Minnesota. Citing environmental and economic concerns, the Minnesota Democrat issued a statement […]

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Jeff Johnson’s sharpest attack against Gov. Dayton

Jeff Johnson’s interview with Bill Hanna, the editor of the Mesabi Daily News, provided Johnson’s sharpest attack on Gov. Dayton yet. Here’s the heart of Johnson’s criticism: “I believe strongly that if Dayton wins, PolyMet will not happen. He is getting and responding to great, great pressure from environmentalists. Saw it at the DFL Convention […]

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Jeff Johnson’s sharpest attack against Gov. Dayton

Jeff Johnson’s interview with Bill Hanna, the editor of the Mesabi Daily News, provided Johnson’s sharpest attack on Gov. Dayton yet. Here’s the heart of Johnson’s criticism: “I believe strongly that if Dayton wins, PolyMet will not happen. He is getting and responding to great, great pressure from environmentalists. Saw it at the DFL Convention […]

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Environmental activists criticize Nolan’s flip-flopping

This article isn’t the first time the environmental activist wing of the DFL has criticized Rick Nolan for flip-flopping on mining. I wrote this article in December to highlight the environmental left’s disgust with Nolan. Here’s the noteworthy quote from that December article: Northern Minnesota is known for its great fishing, so perhaps it’s fitting […]

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