The Republican Party of Minnesota has agreed to pay a $26,000 fine to settle federal campaign finance reporting violations. The Federal Election Commission accepted the agreement earlier this month. According to the FEC, former Minnesota GOP chairman Tony Sutton would keep some invoices in his office.
Former Minnesota Republican Party chairman Tony Sutton has filed for personal bankruptcy.. Sutton stepped down as party chairman in 2011 amid steep criticism of party finances.
St. Paul’s top prosecutor won’t pursue criminal charges against former Minnesota Republican Party chairman Tony Sutton for fundraising irregularities.
A company Minnesota Republicans used to shield 2010 recount costs has received an extension to formally register a campaign account and report its finances.
A government watchdog group wants criminal charges filed against the former chairman of the state Republican Party for activities related to the governor’s race recount in 2010.
Minnesota Republicans have elected political consultant Pat Shortridge as their new state party chair.
Minnesota Republicans meet Saturday to elect a new chairman during a difficult time for the party.
The coming year that is 2012 should be a banner one for Republicans. But in Minnesota the party faithful have to be reeling, wondering how their leaders could have let them down at so many levels.
A Minnesota business executive vying to be the state Republican Party chairman said Friday he is reevaluating his bid for the post after an arrest on a charge of evading motor vehicle registration taxes.
The sudden announcement by GOP Chair Tony Sutton that he is resigning sheds light on the embarrassing financial picture of the party.
Minnesota Republican Party Chairman Tony Sutton has abruptly resigned.
The Minnesota GOP has agreed to pay a $170,000 fine to settle a series of federal campaign finance reporting violations.
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.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced he will drop out of the 2012 presidential race.
Gov. Mark Dayton toured the state by plane on Thursday asking Minnesotans to support his budget plan. At the same time, Republicans back in St. Paul unleashed a withering attack on the governor, questioning his stability under pressure.
Gov. Mark Dayton is taking his push for a top-tier tax hike around the state Thursday as a budget standoff with Republicans continues.
Minnesota Republicans re-elected state GOP chairman Tony Sutton to a second term Saturday.
Minnesota Republican Party chairman Tony Sutton says he’ll try for a second term this spring.
The Minnesota GOP is punishing two former governors and a former U.S. senator for backing the Independence Party candidate in the governor’s race, according to Minnesota Public Radio.
The head of Minnesota’s Republican Party is making his boldest statements yet about a potential court case that could follow a statewide recount in the governor’s race.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer is asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to make sure each precinct around the state properly determined the number of votes against the number of people who registered to vote in early November.
Republicans who will lead the Minnesota Legislature next year have embarked on a statewide tour after naming the heads of a revamped committee structure.
On Monday, Republicans sent out a fundraising letter questioning whether the election was fair and unbiased. It’s repeating claims made by the party chairman that something doesn’t smell right.
By saying, “There is a special place in hell for those quislings,” did GOP Chair Tony Sutton damage GOP candidate Tom Emmer’s chances to win the governor’s seat? I think he may have.