No Red Trifecta, but Rather a Blue Trifecta

Minnesota Report Yes, there were some significant loses in Tuesday’s returns in Reps Mary Murphy (DFL-03B, Hermantown) and Rod Eklund (DFL-03A, International Falls), but one reprieve might be the pending recounts. The reelection of Governor Tim Walz and Lt Governor...

Big Fight in the Lowest Voting District in the State

Minnesota Report The Eastside of St Paul has a rich history of immigrants and refugees’ communities, but also one adverse factor, its poor performance at the polls.  The Eastside Senate District 67 is not only the last district by number it is also determined by...

Political Impacts of Immigrant Communities Increasing

Minnesota Report Today, the MN GOP is celebrating the opening of a Somali Community Center in Minneapolis. It is clear, the most recent immigrant communities of Somali and Hmong, and their diaspora, are not politically monolithic. In the 4th Congressional District,...

Combined Campaigning for a DFL Endorsed Candidate and a DSA Pretender

National and Minnesota Report The campaign of Amane Badhasso (DSA) is a systemic challenge to Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN04) and the DFL establishment. The efforts of Take Action MN i.e. Take Credit MN in a combined literature piece position Badhasso along with...

DFL House Primary Contests

Minnesota Report There are only two DFL Primary contests which pit incumbent Houses members against their colleagues and one where the incumbent is trying to recapture the label of DFL, when he has been clearly rejected by the DFL House Caucus. Rep John Thompson...