Trump summed up the feelings of many in attendance at Wednesday’s rally with a question midway through his speech: “Is there anything more fun than a Trump rally?”
While Republicans reveled in political schadenfreude, few mentioned the obvious problem: the road ahead for the GOP in Minnesota is anything but smooth.
Republicans walked away from their state convention with a sense of satisfaction that comes from delivering exactly what’s expected.
To have a chance in the 8th District’s DFL primary, candidates will need to reach out to more than 50,000 voters stretched across an area roughly the size of the Republic of Ireland.
I know because I’ve seen it done before.
The honeymoon with President Donald Trump isn’t over yet — even it was an arranged marriage from the start.
Jennifer Carnahan believes the party needs to have an evolution — in its message, and in who delivers that message.
Since losing his bid for re-election, Hann has been approached about joining the Trump administration and considered running for chair of the state Republican party.
Despite Republicans’ 2016 successes, any new party chair has to face facts: No Republican has won a statewide office since 2006.
In a recent poll, Putin is still viewed negatively by most Republicans. But he also holds a 37 percent approval rating — a sharp increase from a similar poll taken two years ago.
Downey’s move comes as Republican activists look for more change in response to the election.
Trump’s showing, combined with Republican victories in the Legislature, offers the GOP a reason to believe it can reclaim the governor’s seat after an eight-year drought.
Improving intra-party communication is going to be essential if Republicans want a coherent approach to voters, especially Trump voters.
Could the one-time fringe candidacy of Donald Trump become the campaign template for Minnesota’s next governor?
For some, Trump’s narrow loss to Hillary Clinton here is nothing short of a political realignment.
Republican Party Chair Keith Downey said these voters could create a significant new wing of the party that will “cut across a lot of demographic and ethnic boundaries.”
“It was a decision based on the best available data that we had,” Danny Nadeau, deputy chair of the district’s GOP executive committee.
A recent poll found Rep. Rick Nolan slightly behind challenger Stewart Mills. If Nolan wants to hang on to his seat, he’ll need his voters to show up.
Count Minnesota Majority President Dan McGrath as one of the doubters of Donald Trump’s claims that the presidential election is going to be rigged.
A recent poll found that 67 percent of Republicans believe the party should continue to support Trump as the nominee. Here’s their rationale.