Independent Minnesota political groups are spending a fortune on television ads this campaign season. They’re branding GOP gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson as a “tea party Republican.” The ads are relentless, and ominous.
She was not on the speaking program, but Hillary Rodham Clinton had presence at the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservative activists on Saturday, as high-profile Republicans launched a dual effort to attack the prospective Democratic presidential candidate and improve the GOP’s longstanding struggle with women voters.
Democratic voters in Minneapolis got together this weekend to pick their preference for the city’s next mayor. They couldn’t reach a decision, but if the recent past is any indication, the next mayor of Minneapolis will be a DFLer. Of the 25 biggest U.S. cities, only Indianapolis and Fort Worth have Republican mayors.
There was a lively debate among Republican presidential candidates in South Carolina Monday night
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at a national conference for conservatives in February.
The debate in Dover New Hampshire on Tuesday night showed all the candidate’s working their campaign game plans.
Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann says social conservatives don’t have to settle for a GOP nominee who doesn’t share their values.
A conservative group says blacks and Hispanics are more likely to get admitted to the University of Wisconsin-Madison even though they have lower average test scores than whites and Asians.
Two Minnesota Republicans active in the 2012 race for president are appearing before a conference staged by advocates of conservative values.
A conservative group that has brought a string of potential presidential candidates to Iowa to lecture about the need to reduce government spending owes some of its past success to generous federal grants, which it has since rejected amid charges of hypocrisy.
Some of the nation’s top conservatives are in Washington right now, and many of them are eying the White House in 2012.