The ads are hard to miss. They feature candidates for public office in Minnesota telling the public how they “reached across the aisle to get things done”.
Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden is making several promises for legislative action if he defeats Sen. Al Franken. McFadden vows to help write a balanced budget amendment — and a bill that would halt lawmaker pay if Congress doesn’t pass a budget — within his first 100 days in office.
Democrats are continuing their TV ad war against Republican 8th district Congressional candidate Stewart Mills, calling him an “out of touch millionaire.” But if he’s elected, Mills would join hundreds of other millionaires in Congress, including many from Minnesota.
National Democrats are spending more than a $1 million on television campaign ads taunting Republican congressional candidate Stewart Mills. It’s a signal that Democrats take first-time candidate Mills seriously in northern Minnesota’s Eighth District race against incumbent Congressman Rick Nolan.
The man Republicans are banking on to give longtime Rep. Collin Peterson a legitimate challenge in Minnesota’s massive 7th congressional district can’t see his constituents from across the room, but they can sure see him.
Republican Jim Hagedorn has pulled off an upset in his party’s 1st District primary for Congress. Hagedorn beat endorsed candidate Aaron Miller in Tuesday’s primary.
Podcasts from today’s show with JOHN HINES in for Dave Lee can be heard by clicking the link above….
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
A candidate who pledged not to force a Republican primary in Minnesota’s First Congressional District has changed his mind.
Friends and relatives are gathering in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to honor the life and work of former Minnesota Congressman Jim Oberstar. Family members there would be a visitation for relatives and friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The CEO of Target Corp. steps down. Dave Lee discussed it this morning….for those interviews and others, CLICK THE LINK ABOVE.
The funeral for former Congressman Jim Oberstar has been announced. In an obituary posted Sunday, family announced Oberstar’s private burial will be held at Our Lady of Mercy in Potomac, Maryland at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 8.
Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who represented northeastern Minnesota for 36 years, died unexpectedly early Saturday morning. He was 79. A statement released by his family said Oberstar died in his sleep. A cause of death was not provided. His former chief of staff, Bill Richard, said Oberstar died at his home in Potomac, Maryland.
This weekend Republicans in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District nominated Tom Emmer to succeed Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who is retiring.