Remembering RBG

Rest in Peace RBG. We will Respect your Bold Goals. We will Remember you as a Brilliant Guru. We will honor your life of dedication and perseverance.

If you are Unmarried or a Lesbian, 73 GOP Vote to Deny You Worker Pregnancy Rights

Readers of the MN Political Roundtable may recall a commentary from 2015 concerning the need to update The Pregnancy Discrimination Act. http://mnpoliticalroundtable.com/2015/07/02/john-kline-assigned-to-reform-pregnancy-discrimination-act/ The Supreme Court had problems with the then 35-year-old law which the courts interpreted to mean that if an employer treats their non-pregnant employees well, they must treat pregnant employees the same way. […]

Reality in the Future

As Trump said, this election is the most important in modern times. He is right…his reelection will erase the past 4 decades of social and civil rights progress.

Aug 21 Hagedorn Report : Ignoring Problems as Hagedorn’s Hypes Funding Win over Stauber

Was anyone surprised by the subjects that were discussed in First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn’s August 21st Hagedorn Report email? Sure, there were a lot of headlines that Congressman Hagedorn could have commented on : Select Intelligence Committee’s bipartisan report on Russian interference in the 2016 election https://www.lawfareblog.com/collusion-reading-diary-what-did-senate-intelligence-committee-find; Trump’s Mankato “Rally of Lies” http://mnpoliticalroundtable.com/2020/08/18/trumps-mankato-rally-of-lies-and-hagedorn-hypes-non-existent-bill/ ; […]

Trump’s Mankato Rally of Lies and Hagedorn Hypes Non-existent Bill

On Monday, President Donald J. Trump flew into  Mankato Airport for a rally.  In attendance were some of Minnesota’s most fiscally-minded Republicans – like Tom Emmer who repeatedly votes against most spending bills complaining of the cost to taxpayers. The president’s visit to Mankato included an advance team that reportedly was 70 strong including a […]

MN01 Hagedorn : Moms should fend for themselves

Jim Hagedorn’s January 25 town hall event held in Fillmore County’s Spring Valley was memorable due to his statement that “people should fend for themselves” made during a discussion of the Trump Administration’s plans to cut food assistance benefits (SNAP aka “food stamps“), but also because he was asked to support the health care of […]