MN-01: The Party of Trump special primary circus

May 21, 2022

Come one, come all.


MN-01 special election: Is Trump fading as a factor?

March 30, 2022

Walker Orenstein does a lot of good reporting. From an article of his that got my attention, a couple of days ago: Early voting for the May 24 primary for the special election to replace U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn in Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District starts next Friday, and candidates have begun crisscrossing the region to […]


MN-01: Rep. Hagedorn sticks to Trump like a limpet

October 22, 2020

Regarding Rep. Hagedorn’s recent scandals, I don’t personally care about the Grand Canyon thing. Lots of people, from all walks of life, are always trying to score perks like that. It would be good if all of our elected lawmakers held themselves to higher standards, but, throughout the entire world history of politics, yeah, right. […]


MN-01: Rep. Hagedorn’s history of deranged, bigoted nonsense is not just history

July 27, 2020

Recent stuff: In a Facebook post published on June 23, Congressman Jim Hagedorn (R-MN) used white nationalist rhetoric to condemn the Black Lives Matter movement. Hagedorn wrote that the Black Lives Matter movement is “at war with our country, our beliefs and western culture.” He insisted that Americans must oppose the Black Lives Matter movement […]


MN-01: Rep. Hagedorn rides the right-wing crazy train on COVID-19

April 29, 2020

There’s this: On (April 20), Rep. Jim Hagedorn (R-MN) claimed that allowing members of Congress to vote on legislation from their home is a scheme to make it easier for all Americans to vote by mail in November. In a Facebook post, Hagedorn called remote voting a “very bad idea,” even during the coronavirus pandemic, […]