Mills, Emmer, Paulsen Top Latest Fundraising Leaderboard


If you received any emails from the various congressional campaigns, you have heard the message We are almost out of time to close our fundraising gap. There’s no time left. If we don’t fight back now, we’ll have zero shot on Election Day. It’s going to take a Herculean effort to close this gap. But […]

GOP Insiders Whine That Obermueller Ad Lies


Why is Mike Obermueller on my TV lying about John Kline? Go away. #MN02 — Andrew Wagner (@andrewwagner) October 24, 2014 Gosh, after dissecting John Kline’s first ad “Deliver” … a faux-positive message which is factually distorted … and then his second commercial “He Looks” finding that Mike Obermueller is being blamed for supporting legislation […]

Kline’s Votes Prove Obermueller’s Numbers


In a rather crass attack ad, John Kline approves a commercial entitled, “He Looks” which portrays Mike Obermueller as someone who is looking for ways to spend “your money.” Crass, because it takes the footing from Mike Obermueller’s 2012 campaign ad “Numbers” and inserts its own verbiage altering the original Obermueller message. And like many […]

Kline Moves For-Profit Donations To Other Campaigns


John Kline cares. Well, John Kline cares to keep his gavel as Chairman of the Education and the Workforce Committee. And apparently, so do some of his “regular” supporters … like Henry G. Herzing, President of Herzing College who made a $3,500 contribution to John Kline’s personal PAC … as did CAPELLA EDUCATION COMPANY PAC […]

Kline Attacks Obermueller on Breeding Bird Atlas Vote That Pawlenty Approved


As voters are talking about the student debt crisis, income inequality, a fair tax system, and worried that the Republicans will takeaway their healthcare, John Kline has approved a “new” television commercial which ignores those issues to attack Mike Obermueller. “new” because it really it isn’t new … first, the Kline For Congress campaign has […]

John Kline Gavel Review ~ Four Years of Wait Til Next Year


The ECM newspapers have endorsed Mike Obermueller to represent Minnesota‘s Second District next term … and stated their reasons. Other newspapers may soon be doing the same … let’s hope they consider what was expected once John Kline was empowered as Chairman of the Education and the Workforce Committee versus the ideas of Mike Obermueller. […]

Connect the Dots : John Kline, Koch Brothers, Jeff Johnson, Charter Schools


Should public funding follow kids, even if they enroll in private or parochial school? Jeff Johnson: yes, ideally… — FredMelo, Reporter (@FrederickMelo) October 13, 2014 The question is phrased in an interesting way … Should public funding “follow” kids … instead of … Should tax dollars be transferred to private businesses ? Yet that […]

People Voting With Their Wallets, Obermueller Surpasses Kline

corporations not people

ADAGE : It’s said that “power corrupts,” but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible. Mitt Romney told America “Corporations are people, too, my Friend !”, so the media has reported the results of the fundraising period that ended on September 30th. Brett Neely of MPR writes that “Targeted races make for flush […]

Erik Paulsen Fails to be Endorsed by ARA


Who are you going to believe the campaign commercial … or … a group that represents more than 4.3 million retirees, older Americans and community activists, including more than 84,000 members in Minnesota ? The campaign commercial is selling Erik Paulsen as the savior for Social Security and the protector for seniors. Well, if you […]