Somali Democrat Planning Bid for Fifth District Calls Omar a ‘Disgrace’ to ‘Baffled’ Somali Community

  Leila Shukri Adan, a Somali-American Democrat, plans to announce a campaign against Rep. Ilhan Omar in the coming days for the DFL nomination in Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District. Adan recently published an op-ed at Powerline in response to Omar being named the “2019 anti-Semite of the year” by an…

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Minnesota Police Union Threatens ‘Legal Action’ in Response to Hennepin County’s Officer-Involved Shootings Policy

A Minnesota police union has threatened “legal action” in response to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office’s (HCAO) new “investigative protocol” for officer-involved shootings (OIS).

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Ellison Claims Suspension of Hennepin County Public Defender ‘Connected to Her Advocacy for Racial Justice’

Attorney General Keith Ellison said he suspects that the recent suspension of Mary Moriarty, the chief public defender in Hennepin County, was “connected to her advocacy for racial justice.”

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Star Trib Editorial Board Calls Trump’s Refugee Executive Order ‘Nonsense,’ ‘Malicious’

The Star Tribune editorial board applauded Gov. Tim Walz for rejecting President Donald Trump’s recent executive order pertaining to refugee resettlement, calling it “nonsense” and “malicious.”

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Thousands of Christmas Wreaths Laid on Headstones of Fallen Soldiers at Fort Snelling National Cemetery

More than 3,000 Christmas wreaths were laid on the headstones of fallen soldiers at Fort Snelling National Cemetery as part of the national Wreaths Across America campaign.

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Justice Democrats Candidate for Minnesota House Wants to Pass ‘Sanctuary State’ Law, Says Cars Aren’t a ‘Long Term Transportation Plan’

A graduate of the Justice Democrats’ “Movement School” recently launched a campaign for Minnesota House District 60A, which was left vacant after the passing of Rep. Diane Loeffler (DFL-Minneapolis).

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Minneapolis City Council: Failure to Act on Climate Change ‘Antithetical’ to the Declaration of Independence

A Minneapolis City Council committee passed a resolution Monday to declare that “there is a climate emergency which demands a massive-scale mobilization to halt, reverse, and address its consequences.”

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Mayor Frey Says Costs from Trump Rally Increased by $12,000, Still Plans to Seek Reimbursement

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said Tuesday that he still plans to seek reimbursement from President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign for the costs associated with its October campaign rally and revealed that the actual costs were $12,000 more than initially estimated.

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EXCLUSIVE: Internal Document Sheds Light on How Minneapolis-Area Hennepin County Wants to Handle Officer Involved Shootings

An internal document obtained by The Minnesota Sun sheds light on how the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office (HCAO) plans to handle officer-involved shootings (OIS).

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CAIR Cites President’s Minneapolis Rally in Assault of Muslim DoorDash Driver

The Council on American-Islamic Relations of Minnesota (CAIR-MN) cited President Donald Trump’s rally in Minneapolis while discussing the recent assault of a Muslim DoorDash driver.

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Bernie Vows to ‘Eliminate Homelessness,’ Omar Calls for End to ‘Western Imperialism’ at Minneapolis Rally

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke to a crowd of more than 10,000 fans Sunday night at the University of Minnesota’s Williams Arena, where Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN-05) and Attorney General Keith Ellison warmed up the crowd.

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Questions Raised About Bernie’s History of Not Paying Security Bills After Minneapolis Rally

Questions were raised Monday morning about the public safety costs related to Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) rally at the University of Minnesota Sunday night. The speculation comes after Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey engaged in a Twitter spat with President Donald Trump about security fees ahead of the president’s rally in Minnesota last month.

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Conservative Law Center Asks: Did You See Violence After the Minneapolis Trump Rally?

Doug Seaton, the Founder and President of the conservative Upper Midwest Law Center announce the public interest law firm was seeking witnesses to the violence by leftist Antifa and other counter-protesters at President Trump’s recent campaign-style rally held at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Minneapolis Democrat City Council Set to Approve a $772,000 Sculpture

Democrat-controlled Minneapolis City Council has been making the case that the city is not able to afford more police officers even though KSTP reports that “(City records)show from late July 2018 to June of this year, MDP did not have enough officers to immediately respond to 6,776 calls for service, a reason the chief said he needs more officers.”

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Scott Johnson Says New Omar Revelations Have ‘Added Insult to Injury’ Among Somali Constituents

Scott Johnson, an attorney and contributor to Powerline, joined Tucker Carlson on Fox News Tuesday night to discuss the latest revelations in Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN-05) secret affair with a campaign aide.

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Report Claims Ilhan Omar Living Double Life With Married Aide Her Campaign Continues to Pay

A new report claims that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN-05) has been living “on and off” with married aide Tim Mynett, but the first-term congresswoman continues to deny the existence of their relationship.

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Poll Shows Minnesotans Are Split On Issue of Impeachment

A new poll from The Star Tribune found that Minnesotans are split on the issue of impeaching President Donald Trump.

The poll shows that 48 percent of Minnesotans oppose impeachment while 47 percent support it. The Star Tribune notes that the difference is within the poll’s 3.5 percentage point error margin, meaning Minnesotans are deadlocked on the issue.

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Minneapolis Hard Times Cafe Doesn’t Welcome Trump Supporters

All are welcome – except those who have different political views and support President Trump. (Video below.) On the day of President Trump’s visit to Minneapolis, three women in MAGA hats and cops for Trump t-shirts were denied services by Hardtimes Cafe. The Trump supporters were repeatedly called ‘terrorists’ and told they ‘kill’ people.

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Trump Campaign Taking Minnesota ‘Very Seriously,’ Impeachment Activating New Volunteers and Donors

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is taking Minnesota “very seriously” and thinks that the impeachment inquiry has caused an uptick in volunteers and donors, a senior Trump campaign official said in a phone call with reporters Tuesday.

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Mayor Frey Calls on Congress to Pass Legislation to Ensure Cities Are Compensated for Trump Rallies

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey published an op-ed in The Washington Post Monday defending his decision to seek reimbursement from President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign for security costs related to the president’s Minneapolis rally.

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Minnesota Republican Calls on Governor to Condemn Lawmaker’s Involvement in Anti-Trump Demonstrations

State Rep. Nick Zerwas (R-Elk River) called on Gov. Tim Walz and House Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL-Brooklyn Park) to condemn the violent behavior of anti-Trump protesters and the involvement of a sitting Democrat legislator in the demonstrations.

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Minneapolis Police Chief Says Protesters Threw ‘Objects’ Containing ‘Urine’ at Officers During Trump Rally

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo released a statement to the media Friday afternoon with an assessment of his department’s handling of President Donald Trump’s rally at the Target Center.

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Democrat Rep Called Mayor Frey During Trump Rally Asking Him to Stop Using Pepper Spray on Violent Protesters

Minnesota State Rep. Aisha Gomez (DFL-Minneapolis) said she contacted Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and asked him to direct law enforcement to stop using pepper spray on violent protesters outside the Target Center during President Donald Trump’s Thursday night rally.

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WATCH: Protester Spits on Face of Trump Supporter During Interview at Minneapolis Rally

VICE News was on the ground at President Donald Trump’s Thursday night rally in Minneapolis and attempted to speak with the president’s supporters ahead of the rally.

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Minnesota Democrats React to Trump Rally: ‘Off the Rails,’ ‘Demeaning,’ ‘Gross’

President Donald Trump has left the building, but Minnesotans are still reacting to and recovering from Thursday night’s riotous events in downtown Minneapolis.

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Madness in Minneapolis: City on Edge as Supporters and Protesters Await the President

Thousands of the president’s most ardent supporters lined the Minneapolis skyway Thursday morning in anticipation of President Donald Trump’s visit to the deeply blue city.

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Iconic First Avenue Plans to Donate Profits to Planned Parenthood on Day of Trump Rally

First Avenue, an iconic music venue in downtown Minneapolis, says it’s “not a political organization,” but plans to donate all profits from its Thursday events to Planned Parenthood in a rebuke of President Donald Trump.

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Trump Supporters Protest Outside of Minneapolis Mayor Frey’s Office After Spat with President

A group of Trump supporters protested outside of Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey’s office Wednesday after he defended a decision to pass a $530,000 bill for security fees on to the Trump campaign.

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Minnesota DFL Says It ‘Can’t Keep Up’ with Trump Campaign in New Fundraiser

Minnesota’s DFL Party launched a new “money blizzard” fundraising campaign this week and admitted in an announcement that it “just can’t keep up” with President Donald Trump’s campaign efforts in the state.

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Trump Campaign Accuses Minneapolis Mayor of Extortion, Threatens Lawsuit in Wild Exchange

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign accused Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey of “abusing the power of his office” and “attempting to extort” the president by “conjuring a phony and outlandish bill for security.”

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Minneapolis Police Union Selling ‘Cops for Trump’ Shirts After Dept Policy Change

The Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis is now selling “cops for Trump” t-shirts after the Minneapolis Police Department changed its political endorsement policy.

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Minneapolis Police Dept Changes Endorsement Policy, Insists It Has Nothing to Do with Trump Visit

The Minneapolis Police Department recently announced a new policy that prohibits off-duty officers from wearing their uniforms at political events or for the purpose of a political endorsement. The policy change was announced by Police Chief Medaria Arradondo just a day after President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign revealed plans for an October 10 rally at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

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