Klobuchar Criticisms Are Old News

Minnesota Report Anyone in Minnesota politics who has been involved on the DFL side has heard the knocks on US Senator Amy Klobuchar’s (DFL-MN) high expectations regarding staff. The article in the HuffingtonPost is not new information, nor much of a surprise. In the...

Potential Poor Staging for Klobuchar at Boom Island

Minnesota Report Whoever in US Senator Amy Klobuchar’s (DFL-MN) political team that though Boom Island to be a good idea for a Presidential Campaign launch platform in early February should be fired. Boom Island is a fine location during the summer to frolic, but in...

Daily Kos Shares Our Criticism of Walz’ Choice of Lourey

Minnesota Report Former State Senator Tony Lourey (DFL-11, Kerrick), now Commissioner of Human Services is a solid choice for the position by capability and experience, but the selection came with a clear political cost. This is not a reactionary position, it was...

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Klobuchar Set to Announce

Minnesota Report In boxing, a regular movement before a punch is thrown is called telegraphing, in poker, it is called a tell, and an announcement in February a year before a Presidential Campaign is assuredly an entrance. US Senator Amy Klobuchar (DFL-MN) has...