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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...

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...

Senate Republicans Extends Majority to Two

Minnesota Report Republicans scored a victory in the Special Election in Senate District 11 last night. Rep Jason Rarick (R-11B, Pine City) overcame Stuart (DFL-11, Kerrick) Lourey by a margin of 956 votes or 6.12%. The third-party candidate John Birrenbach (LMN) has...

Marijuana Legislation Que Sera Sera

Minnesota Report As we observe the legislative activities concerning the legalization of Marijuana/Cannabis for recreational use we find it interesting to hear supporters using words like time has come or inevitable when discussing a change in the law as an expected...

Special Election Cometh

Minnesota Report We are hearing about some surges in voter participation in Senate District 11 for the State Senate Special Election to fill the vacancy created with the appointment of Sen Tony Lourey (DFL-11, Kerrick) as Commissioner of Human Services. One piece of...