Noor or Kahn? a reprise

August 7, 2016

There is nothing new under the sun

Noor or Kahn?

August 3, 2014

This isn’t an endorsement

Vote where you really live, my friends

July 6, 2014

A lot of invective has been directed at the Rep. Phyllis Kahn campaign, and its attorney, Brian Rice, especially, over a petition filed with election authorities in the City of Minneapolis over some 140 voter registrations that list 419 Cedar Avenue South as the voter’s residence address, when they obviously don’t live there. I’ve written […]

Allegations of voting irregularities in HD60B

June 29, 2014

A huge flap has arisen in House District 60B over a large number — apparently over 140 — of voter registrations that listed a post office box drop, the Cedar Mailbox Center, as the registrant’s mailing address. You will remember that HD60B is the legislative district that features the primary contest between incumbent Phyllis Kahn […]

Rep. Phyllis Kahn speaks at Drinking Liberally

June 17, 2014

Thursday, June 19th, 7 PM at the 331 Club in Minneapolis

Rebecca Otto

Minnesota Primary Elections, annotated

June 13, 2014

Statewide Races This is by no means an exhaustive listing of all primary elections that will be taking place in Minnesota. Some of the primaries taking place feature perennial candidates or otherwise not serious candidates and are not listed here. Rather, this is a listing of the primary elections actually worth paying attention to. GOP […]

Mohamud Noor speaks at Drinking Liberally

June 9, 2014

Thursday, June 12th at the 331 Club

A month of Drinking Liberally

May 29, 2014

The next four weeks will be action packed at Drinking Liberally in Minneapolis. Tonight we’ll talk about the upcoming conventions for the DFL and the Republicans, and we’ll do it out on the patio, in the first honest-to-goodness “we can sit outside” DL of the season. Note: We will also be observing the 11th birthday […]

Mark Dayton and Tina Flint-Smith

The Weekly Wrap 2-9

February 9, 2014

♣ Last week current Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon announced that she will not be running for re-election to her post in 2014. Since than, and even before, there was much talk of who would be tapped to replace her on the ticket. Early this week Governor Mark Dayton revealed his choice: Gov. Mark Dayton […]

The United Watershed States of America

The Weekly Wrap 1-5

January 5, 2014

♣ Minnesota State Senator John Pederson has dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for the sixth congressional district. Said Pederson: The bottom line is the schedule that the campaign demands is something that we weren’t willing to be able to invest in at this time. So… he didn’t realize that a campaign […]