A conference organizer noted that Minnesota has set a national example of what is possible for Muslim leaders.
“The reality is some of the stuff that was agreed to in those final hours really flies in the face of our values as DFLers,” Martin said in an interview with MinnPost.
Unless the DFL can figure out a way to excite voters in midterm elections, said Party Chair Ken Martin, control of the state House may continue to flip between Democrats and Republicans every two years.
In a postelection event at the U of M’s Humphrey School, DFL Chair Ken Martin and GOP state Sen. Michelle Benson picked over Minnesota’s mixed results.
During the 2014 election cycle, DFL Chair Ken Martin has put himself in the spotlight as the party’s most prominent attacker, allowing DFL candidates to appear above the fray.
Like a little excitement in your election season? On Tuesday, the race for Minnesota secretary of state erupted into flaming talk of voter suppression and fraud at back-to-back (to back) news conferences.
WASHINGTON — National Democrats have led the charge, releasing two ads with overt references to Mills’ personal fortune.
All these demands for apologies are making the 2014 campaign sound more like a grade-school playground than a political contest.
Both parties are embracing the status quo. “It’s a unique process that allows ordinary people to have a say in the political process,” said DFL chair Ken Martin.
Mohamud Noor won a majority of delegates in his state House race with incumbent DFL Rep. Phyllis Kahn.
City Council member Abdi Warsame’s role in a state House race also swept up City Hall and has fractured the city’s East African political community.
WASHINGTON — The Senate could vote on a wage hike this month, but if recent political history is a guide, action is more likely in St. Paul than Washington.
WASHINGTON — The law has turned into a political problem for Democrats, but they say the tide will turn their way before too long.
State party taking action after recent posts by Chisago County and Winona County Republicans draw attacks.
The outgoing Minneapolis mayor has an interest in running for governor again, “But I wouldn’t do it that way.”
Ortman joins former financial adviser Mike McFadden and state Rep. Jim Abeler in the Republican race for endorsement and nomination.
His campaign message: “I believe in the individual. As your governor, my goal will be to get out of your way.”
WASHINGTON — Bachmann opponents slam her legislative scorecard, but judging political accomplishments in her case is a tricky exercise.
Ben Golnik’s Minnesota Jobs Coalition adopts a rapid-response, campaign-style approach to getting GOP message out.
Monday’s GOP harsh self-critique and recommendations for the party’s future resonated with guests and Shortridge himself.