The Office of Administrative Hearings & the Campaign Finance Board

March 14, 2013

Adventures in administration

Office of Administrative Hearings denies Sutton, et. al

October 23, 2012

Over the summer, as you may recall, the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board – the agency charged with enforcing Minnesota’s campaign finance disclosure laws – found that the state Republican Party violated campaign laws in the way it handled the 2010 gubernatorial recount. Civil penalties were meted out; prosecution for the misdemeanor offenses […]

RT Rybak at the DNC

The Weekly Wrap 9-9

September 9, 2012

Senate GOPers get fined, the house district 7B race further disintegrates and more


Making sense of different PVIs

August 27, 2012

Comparing the three publicly available Minnesota legislative district PVI metrics

Michele Bachmann preaches

The Weekly Wrap 7-22

July 22, 2012

Michele does what Michele does, haters do what haters do and Tony Sutton does what Tony Sutton does

MN Supreme Court

Photo Voter ID Hearing at the Minnesota Supreme Court

July 17, 2012

The hearing before the Minnesota Supreme Court on the Photo Voter ID amendment, a topic that we covered in our very first episode of the LeftMN Radio Hour, is today at 1:30 in the PM. The outcome of this hearing (and we won’t know that for a few weeks) could mean that the amendment gets […]

Common Cause’s Mike Dean and the complaint about MNGOP finances

July 14, 2012

Here’s an interview with Mike right after the complaint was filed in January

LeftMN Radio Hour

LeftMN Radio Hour: the foreshadowing

July 8, 2012

It’s a rebroadcast of the show on June 10th

Raven is to Crow

June 13, 2012

As Matt is to Jim?

Tune in to the LeftMN Radio Hour!

June 9, 2012

This week with representatives of the ACLU and Common Cause

The Weekly Wrap 6-2

June 2, 2012

♣ The DFL convention is going on today. Expect the level of drama to reach unexpected new lows. Aaron and I will be live blogging the proceedings… for what reason I don’t know, perhaps to avert boredom, we shall see. ♣ Senator John Harrington announced on Monday that he will not run for re-election. He […]

The Weekly Wrap 5-19

May 19, 2012

Kurt Bills wins the GOP endorsement for Senate, and the campaign in MN-8 begins to develop post DFL endorsement