Minnesota GOP To Pay $26K Fine Over Fed Reporting IssueThe 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.
Ex-GOP MN Chairman Files For Personal BankruptcyFormer 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 City Attorney Won't Charge Ex-GOP HeadSt. Paul's top prosecutor won't pursue criminal charges against former Minnesota Republican Party chairman Tony Sutton for fundraising irregularities.
Minn. GOP Group Seeks Time To Satisfy Board Order A company Minnesota Republicans used to shield 2010 recount costs has received an extension to formally register a campaign account and report its finances.
Gov't Watchdog Group Files Complaint Against GOP, SuttonA 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.
GOP Elects Pat Shortridge As New Party ChairMinnesota Republicans have elected political consultant Pat Shortridge as their new state party chair.
Minn. Republicans Meet To Elect New LeadershipMinnesota Republicans meet Saturday to elect a new chairman during a difficult time for the party.
Esme’s Blog: MN Republicans Had A Very, Very Bad WeekThe 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.
Contender For Minn. GOP Boss Arrested Over Car Tax 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.
Esme's Blog: MN GOP: Broke And LeaderlessThe sudden announcement by GOP Chair Tony Sutton that he is resigning sheds light on the embarrassing financial picture of the party.
Minnesota GOP Chairman Sutton Resigns Minnesota Republican Party Chairman Tony Sutton has abruptly resigned.
Minn. GOP To Pay $170K Over Fed Reporting IssuesThe Minnesota GOP has agreed to pay a $170,000 fine to settle a series of federal campaign finance reporting violations.
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.
Local Political Officials React To Pawlenty Dropping OutFormer Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced he will drop out of the 2012 presidential race.
Budget Stalemate Blame Game Travels StateGov. 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.