Abortion Politics Revisited

Minnesota Report Why is it mostly men, who make decisions on women’s rights? In the 1990’s the DFL Party had to make a significant decision, which is whether or not they wanted to be a party of pockets of pro-choice places across the state, or if they were going...

Senate District 26 Special Election

It’s hard to argue a Special Election that retains a seat for a particular party as a bellwether or indicator of any forthcoming trend, but the opposite can be true. With the State of the Union Address, start of the legislative session and the 2010 elections pending...

Abortion Politics, Enough Already

Checks & Balances was the first to discuss the shift of the balance of power in the State Senate on the issue of abortion.  This shift is not surprising since the general public is not selecting their candidates for public office based solely on their stance on...