Tea Party

MN Tea Party Among Alliance Fighting Sunday Liquor Sale BanAn alliance of various political groups are speaking out against Minnesota's long-standing ban on Sunday liquor sales. The coalition announced their collaboration prior to the start of another legislative session, which begins on Tuesday.
Operation Tea Party: Little Girl Surprised By Dad Returning From DeploymentThe Minnesota National Guard has just over 13,000 active soldiers and airmen. Of course, they're not the only ones who feel the effects of deployment. Their families do, too.
Talking Points: Emmer Not Looking To Stray From GOP MainstreamOne election result that has not gotten a lot of attention in the last week is Tom Emmer's convincing win in the 6th Congressional District.
Republican Tom Emmer Wins Michele Bachmann's SeatRepublican Tom Emmer has won the congressional seat being vacated by Michele Bachmann. Emmer defeated Democrat and Sartell Mayor Joe Perske and law student John Denney of the Independence Party.
Dayton Has Crucial Union Edge In Governor's RaceGov. Mark Dayton got a hero's welcome Monday from union workers at the Minnesota AFL-CIO Conference in St. Paul. Dayton, Minnesota's first Democratic governor in two decades, told convention delegates he delivered what he promised – jobs.
Reality Check: Jeff Johnson And The Tea PartyIndependent 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.
Johnson Set To Face Off Against Dayton In Gubernatorial RaceRepublicans closed ranks Wednesday behind the winner of Tuesday's primary election for governor. Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson won a decisive primary victory over three opponents. He'll face incumbent Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton. Johnson promises a campaign of ideas, not smears.
Bachmann Says She Is 'Going To Different Perch'Retiring U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she isn't going away, she's "just going to a different perch."
Shutdown To End, Default Averted With less than two hours to spare, Congress averted a crisis that could have sent the United States into default. On Wednesday night, the House passed the Senate's bill to end the government shutdown.
10-15-13 Congressman Keith Ellison With Dave LeeCan the House hold up their end of the bargain?
VP Of Mills Fleet Farm Jumps Into Race For MN's 8thA candidate with a well-known Minnesota name has jumped into the race for Congress. Stewart Mills, a third generation vice president of the Midwest retail chain store Mills Fleet Farm, is a Republican running to unseat the incumbent Democratic Congressman Rick Nolan.
Graves Comments On Sixth District Post-BachmannCongressional candidate Jim Graves joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Wednesday.
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