Walz v Other Governors

National & Minnesota Report When Governor Tim Walz (DFL-MN) announced his 2024-25 he declared his goal for Minnesota to be the best place to raise a kid. As time has moved forward, he has elevated his profile in the national media by criticizing Florida Governor...

Rep Elkins Don’t Be Bamboozled

When we saw a picture of Rep Steve Elkins (DFL-49B, Bloomington) sitting next to Jeanne Massey from FairVoteMN introducing HF983, we had our normal response, “What is he doing?” We know Elkins is a freshman and that may account for his naivete, but as a resident of...

Is Bachmann’s Posturing to Block Pawlenty?

We are hearing an interesting thought, former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) is allowing her name to be put in place in order to prevent former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) from entering the Senate race to oppose US Senator Tina Smith (D-MN). Pawlenty may be...

Pawlenty’s Second Deferral (He called us first with the news.)

Originally posted April 20, 2001 When the Vice-President of the United States calls someone who may believe is the person actually in charge, you stop and take notice.  So seems to have been with the state House Majority Leader Tim Pawlenty (R – 38B,...

Trump is a Chicken Hawk

We watched the political shows on Sunday, and heard the dust-up over the comments by Presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) regarding the military service of former Republican Presidential candidate US Senator John McCain (R-AZ). With his comments Trump is stalking...