The senator from Texas drew 500-plus supporters to St. Paul’s Harriet Island Pavilion on Thursday night.
“People are scared that the America they knew is disappearing,” said RNC National Committeewoman Janet Beihoffer.
Erhardt seems genuinely puzzled by Edelson’s challenge: “I’m doing good things and I’m a good person,” he said.
The poll provides a starting point, helping campaigns decide whether a candidate still has a shot or has settled so far down in the pecking order that it’s even worth campaigning here.
Extreme comments by the Second Congressional District GOP candidate — coupled with his previous work as a Democratic operative — have prompted suspicions that he is not a Republican at all.
The five candidates five candidates didn’t differ much on their approach to federal policy.
On Saturday, District 35 Republicans endorsed Andy Aplikowski, setting up a January 12 primary between the longtime GOP activist and former state Rep. Jim Abeler.
The U.S. senator from Kentucky used his speech to about 200 people, mostly students, to stoke concerns about privacy.
In an interview, Paul explained his appeal to students in a single phrase: “phone warrants.”
Roger Johnson will almost assuredly get the DFL endorsement in Minnesota Senate District 35. Whether he gets any votes is another matter.
The media was the message for the crowd, which gathered at a Bloomington bar to watch the the third Republican presidential candidate debate.
Or why several presidential campaigns really want to talk to former House Minority Leader Marty Seifert.
It was the depiction Ted Cruz’s personality — brash, extremely conservative, and unapologetic — by his father that made an impression Monday.
‘Liberty’ and ‘libertarian’ are a favorite term of Republicans these days. But do not confuse libertarian Republicans with actual Libertarians.
Thanks to the GOP’s complex rules for securing the nomination, candidates like Ted Cruz are sending surrogates to Minnesota to lay the groundwork with Republican activists.
Ecklund now heads to a Dec. 8 special general election against former Democratic Ely Mayor Roger Skraba, who is running as a Republican.
Abeler is seeking to replace state Sen. Branden Petersen, who announced this summer that he would not run for the seat again.
Presidential campaign operations in Minnesota are so embryonic as to be undistinguishable, with one exception, that of Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul.
Sure, the Donald is popular. But it’s an open question whether he can build a campaign organization in Minnesota to turn out voters for the state’s precinct caucuses on March 1.
Lori Sellner, one of seven members of the Minnesota contingent to the DNC, said she saw a lot of excitement generated by Clinton’s address to party delegates in Minneapolis last week.