I see you’re a Democrat, a reprise (with an addendum)

January 17, 2020

Lotsa luck, my friends

I see you’re a Democrat . . .

May 23, 2019

Something new and disturbing will happen if you want to vote in Minnesota’s presidential primary next year. You will have to disclose a party affiliation, or at least say which party’s ballot you want. The election judges in your precinct will record that information and the Secretary of State will collect these data from around […]

Richard Painter for U.S. Senate

July 30, 2018

August 3rd: Now with important updates

Why it isn’t called “The Down Ballot Victory Fund”

May 6, 2016

I wrote before about an article in Politico describing the Hillary Victory Fund, and its operation in Minnesota, too. I was trying to find out about the HVF before the Politico article, but it piqued my interest even more. The gloss put on the HVF by the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee is that it provided […]

Zero, zip, zilch, nada

May 2, 2016

Among the criticisms you will hear as a Bernie Sanders supporter is that Bernie is not a “real” Democrat (although he’s always caucused with them in Congress), and that he’s not assisting down-ballot Democrats. Sometimes, the Clinton partisans will even point to the joint fundraising program called the Hillary Victory Fund as evidence that Hillary […]

Where the [blank] did this come from?

May 30, 2014

The DFL turns its lonely eyes look to you, Ken

LeftMN Radio Hour

LeftMN Radio Hour 2-10

February 10, 2013

Our guest this week is newly re-elected Chairman of the Minnesota Democratic Farmer-Labor party, Ken Martin

Republican correspondence 15

January 15, 2013

Downey has his supporters