Brian McClung

Former Speaker Zellers Wades Back Into PoliticsFormer Speaker Kurt Zellers is out of the state House but not gone from politics. Zellers is starting a consulting firm with two longtime Republican political operatives.
Esme's Blog: Republicans For Gay Marriage As the debate on gay marriage continues at the Minnesota capitol, there are signs that Republican opposition to legalizing same sex unions is eroding.
Ex-Pawlenty Aide Urges GOP To Back Gay Marriage A former top aide to Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Wednesday publicly urged Minnesota GOP legislators to back legalized gay marriage or risk alienating young voters.
Fmr. Pawlenty Spokesman Weighs In On VeepstakesBrian McClung remembers all too well the last time his former boss was in the running for a Vice Presidential position.
Pawlenty Still A No-Go For VP RoleRepublican presidential candidate Mitt Romney continued his Midwestern bus tour on Monday in Wisconsin. He’s hitting small towns in swing states, while honing his campaign message. But there's another interesting element to this road trip: VP auditions.
Perry Makes Critical Error In Presidential DebateWednesday night's Republican debate included a moment that made a lot of people cringe. Texas Gov. Rick Perry blanked when he was talking about eliminating three government agencies.
Pawlenty Pulls Plug On Presidential Bid; So What's Next?Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is out of the presidential race. After months of trying, and a disappointing showing in Iowa, Pawlenty pulled the plug Sunday morning.