The anatomy of a smear

August 5, 2018

If a person — such as myself — posts information favorable to Senate candidate Richard Painter — or @RWPUSA,  as he is known on Twitter to his 500,000 followers, for example — it won’t be long before this is thrown at you, often with a bilious and puerile demand for an apology. You can check my own Twitter threads at […]

Richard Painter for U.S. Senate

July 30, 2018

August 3rd: Now with important updates

Ryan Winkler headlines Drinking Liberally on June 4th

June 1, 2015

Most of you know that Minnesota Rep. Ryan Winkler is leaving the Legislature and moving to Brussels, Belgium to follow his wife and family to her new position. He’s apparently going to split his time between Brussels and Minneapolis, but will be away too much to continue to serve in the Minnesota House. His departure […]

Marriage Equality passes in the house

Marriage Equality passes in the House

May 9, 2013

Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak, Rep. Ryan Winkler, Sen. John Marty, Former Speaker Margret Anderson Kelliher, Rep. John Persell and Vic Rosenthal talk about the Minnesota House of Representative’s vote to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota.

A Roadmap to Prosperity

January 7, 2013

This weekend, Rep. Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) was a guest on the LeftMN Radio Hour. We had a wide-ranging conversation with him about his post as Chair of the Speaker’s Select Committee on Living Wage Jobs, covering topics from globalization, manufacturing automation, early childhood education, higher education, the minimum wage, health care benefits, innovation, and […]

LeftMN Radio Hour

LeftMN Radio Hour 1-6

January 6, 2013

This week our guest is Representative Ryan Winkler of Golden Valley