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Outside money not yet a factor in Franken-McFadden Senate race

Source: Minnpost.com

Does a savvy businessman believe this? Kyle Potter of the AP reports: “While millions of dollars in advertisements have poured into North Carolina, Louisiana, Alaska and Arkansas — from outside groups trying to unseat vulnerable incumbent Democrats and others defending them — there’s been just a trickle in Minnesota, where recently nominated GOP challenger Mike McFadden hopes to oust Franken. … The former investment banker also has the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in his co ...
Full article at: Minnpost.com 2 days ago, 6:05am CDT
 


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Making sense of the primary voter turnout numbers

Source: Minnpost.com

Political pundits and operatives were quick to dive in and start analyzing Minnesota’s Tuesday primary turnout numbers, which hit about 385,000 votes, accounting for about 11 percent of the 3.1 million people old enough and registered to vote in Minnesota.  OAS_AD("Middle");Final results will be certified by the Secretary of State in the coming days, but the early stats show a considerable drop from the last midter ...
Full article at: Minnpost.com 4 days ago, 10:46am CDT
 

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McFadden Calls for Obama, Congress to Return to DC

Source: Big Government

Fresh off his primary win and now facing off against Democrat Al Franken, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden is calling for both Barack Obama and Congress to return to Washington to deal with the ongoing immigration crisis, as well as the conflict in Iraq.  "You have the president giving a press conference from Martha's Vineyard and it sends the wrong message. We continue to have a humanitarian and security crisis on the bo ...
Full article at: Big Government 5 days ago, 8:11pm CDT
 

McFadden hurriedly walks back gas-tax idea

Source: Minnpost.com

What I really meant to say … Abby Simons of the Strib reports on GOP Senate candidate Mike McFadden hurriedly walking back his talk of supporting a … (gasp!) … tax. “… the visit to the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce also produced a stumble that had McFadden quickly backpedaling on whether he would support a higher federal gasoline tax to replenish the nearly depleted U.S. Department of Transportation Highway Tr ...
Full article at: Minnpost.com 5 days ago, 1:59pm CDT
 

McFadden says he could support gas tax increase, then quickly reverses

Source: Minnpost.com

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden declared, then quickly walked back, his potential support for a gas tax increase on Wednesday before aides whisked him away from questions about funding federal transportation projects.McFadden said that, “yeah,” he could support raising the gas tax in order to bolster the federal highway trust fund as part of a revenue-neutral tax code overhaul. But n ...
Full article at: Minnpost.com 6 days ago, 3:54pm CDT
 

Twin Cities family at center of organized crime ring

Source: Minnpost.com

We’re some kind of #1 worldwide. Paul McEnroe of the Strib says, “A Twin Cities family directed thieves to steal tens of thousands of smartphones nationwide and then sold them to buyers in the black markets of the Middle East and China, federal authorities said Tuesday following the indictments of 20 people involved in the organized crime ring.”In the state primary election, Jeff Johnson won the right to face Gov. Mark Dayton in November, but apparently that “f ...
Full article at: Minnpost.com 1 week ago, 6:08am CDT
 

McFadden wins GOP primary, will face Al Franken

Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Businessman Mike McFadden won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Minnesota on Tuesday, advancing to a November showdown against Sen. Al Franken (D). The Associated Press has called the GOP primary for McFadden, who easily defeated a field that included four other Republicans. He entered the day as the front-runner, having won the backing of the state ...
Full article at: Post Politics: - The Washington Post 1 week ago, 9:41pm CDT
 

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GOP businessman wins primary to face Franken in Minnesota

Source: TheHill

Businessman Mike McFadden won his Senate primary and will face Sen. Al Fra ...
Full article at: TheHill 1 week ago, 9:27pm CDT
 

Mike McFadden Wins Minnesota Senate Primary To Challenge Al Franken

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Investment banker Mike McFadden won Tuesday's Republican primary to challenge Al Franken (D-Minn.) for his Senate seat, the Associated Press reports. McFadden, who has taken a leave of absence from his role as co-CEO of Minneapolis-based Lazarus Middle Market, bested a field of four other Republicans: state Sen. Jim Abeler, David Carlson, Patrick Munro and Ole Savior. McFadden was backed by the state's Republican Party, as well as by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.). T ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post 1 week ago, 9:14pm CDT
 

Al Franken Touts Collaboration With…Ted Cruz?

Source: Big Government

It's been clear for months that the border crisis has radically changed the politics of immigration, but now a liberal senator is bragging about his collaboration with arch conservative Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on the issue. Speaking at the Minnesota FarmFest in Redwood County last week, according to video obtained by Breitbart News, Franken explained his support for the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill by saying, “I am on the Judiciary Committee, I participa ...
Full article at: Big Government Aug 12 2014, 10:35am CDT
 



 

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