DFL-Controlled Minnesota Attorney General’s Office Has History of ‘Political Subterfuge’

Leaked recordings showing that Republican Doug Wardlow plans to fire a number of Democrats if elected to the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office struck a blow to his campaign’s momentum this week. But similar tactics employed by his Democratic predecessors, both locally and nationally, have been mostly left out of the…

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DNC’s 2016 Infighting Now Coming Back to Bite Ellison

Republican Doug Wardlow is now attacking Democratic opponent Keith Ellison over a tax-evasion scandal dating back to the mid-90’s and early 2000’s. But in a twist of fate, Ellison’s tax troubles were most recently brought to light by President Barack Obama’s allies who sought to prevent Ellison from taking the…

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DFL Chair Says Ellison Scandal A ‘Concern to All Democrats’

Rep. Keith Ellison’s (D-MN-05) own party is beginning to distance itself from the candidate amid domestic-abuse allegations leveled against him in his campaign for Minnesota attorney general. Last week, Ellison was excluded from a list of President Barack Obama’s endorsements for Minnesota’s statewide races, which included 17 of Ellison’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor…

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Gloves Come Off In Minnesota First Congressional District Debate

Republican Jim Hagedorn and Democrat Dan Feehan participated in a spirited debate Friday morning in their race for Minnesota’s First Congressional District. The First District encompasses the southern region of Minnesota where issues such as agricultural regulations and the effects of climate change are impacting farming communities in the area.…

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Candidates for Minnesota’s Eighth Butt Heads Over Trump In Monday Debate

The candidates for Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District squared off in a heated debate Monday night in one of the nation’s most competitive and closely-watched congressional races. Since 1947, the district has only elected one Republican who served just one term, but went to President Donald Trump by more than ten…

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Minnesota Dems Silent After Ellison Announces He May Step Down From DNC

Keith Ellison is considering stepping down from his role as co-chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) amid multiple domestic-abuse allegations and a contentious run for Minnesota attorney general. “You know, I’ve been evaluating that recently and we’ll see,” Ellison said on WCCO radio. “I need to put 100 percent…

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Ilhan Omar Would Vote to Impeach ‘Tyrant’ Trump if Elected in November

Ilhan Omar

While appearing on CNN with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minneapolis) said she would vote in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump if elected to Congress in November. “I would vote yes,” Omar told Van Jones over the weekend, saying that America today does not resemble the “kind of…

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Obama Snubs Ellison and Omar In Latest Round of Endorsements

President Barack Obama endorsed a slate of candidates for Minnesota’s statewide elections Monday, but some high-profile Democrats were conspicuously absent from his list. Obama’s list of endorsements spanned 22 states and more than 100 candidates running for state and federal office, including gubernatorial candidates, their running mates, attorney generals, and…

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States Are Leaving Common Core in Droves

by Jude Schwalbach   After less than 10 years in the classroom, Common Core could soon be on its way out. The Obama administration introduced Common Core in 2010, imposing burdensome new standards and tests in an attempt to create uniform educational content across the nation. Despite loud objections from parents,…

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This Economy Belongs to President Trump, not Former President Obama

by Robert Romano   You got to give former President Barack Obama credit, at least he’s consistent. When he came into office, the economy was in a deep recession that began when financial markets crashed in 2008, and, he said, he was blameless for the 8 million job losses that occurred,…

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