Checks & Balances’ St Cloud Effect

Minnesota Report Our publication Checks & Balances has played an interesting role in the politics of St Cloud. In 2006, we wrote the first item about how Sue Ek (R), Republican candidate for an open House seat was not a resident of the district, but rather St...

The Reddest Congressional District

Minnesota Report The 6th Congressional District contains 13 House districts and 8 Senate Districts and only a single one is in the DFL column. That single seat is held by Rep Dan Wolgamott (DFL-14B, St Cloud). This is why Congressman Tom Emmer (R-MN06) is able to...

Omar’s Response to Netanyahu

Minnesota Report We just received this release. Rep. Ilhan Omar Statement on Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Decision to Deny Her Entry into Israel WASHINGTON – Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to...

The St Paul City Elections Set to Get Messy

Minnesota Report The bane of Ranked Choice Voting is set to occur this November. Now, that the field is set we will watch how the different candidates, carve each other up or appeal to voters to be their second-choice. Again, a Primary system offers a more concise...

Is DHS Persecuting Immigrant Communities?

Minnesota Report Since before the selection of Tony Lourey DHS head and now Pam Wheelock, “The Fixer”, we have been hearing about tactics being used against the immigrant community who are professionals providing mental health services through ARMHS (Adult...