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On Memorial Day, Don’t Forget to Remember the Military Members who have Died from COVID

Don’t be surprised if our “war-time President” fails to acknowledge the impact that the coronavirus has had on our military. While some may think that this is an “old people” problem that has primarily hit people with weakened immune system, may not realize that our active military is not immune. The Defense Department’s COVID-19 death […]

MN08 Pete Stauber’s Message on House Resolution 965 : For the next 45 days, even if you are diagnosed with COVID, you gotta go to work

Did you see that on May 7th, Eighth District Representative Pete Stauber joined with 23 of his colleagues to hold a House Problem Solvers Caucus bipartisan “virtual Congress” event in which members participated in an unofficial floor debate ? Did you see that on May 13th, the House’s Small Business Committee, where Representative Pete Stauber is […]

Emmer, Hagedorn & Stauber Attack Walz Yet Still Want to Repeal ObamaCare

Remember these dates as you read this commentary : ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The most prominent message in Congressman Hagedorn’s May 8th report is to inform his constituents of his May 1st letter that ” Congressman Emmer (MN-06), Congressman Stauber (MN-08) and I wrote a letter to Governor Walz encouraging him to establish guidelines for the responsible, safe […]

MN01 Hagedorn complains that Pelosi protected SNAP

Did you hear Minnesota’s First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn recent statement on the CARES Act ( The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) “The agriculture relief package announced by President Trump and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is a much needed first step to help farmers and agri-businesses overcome the pause in our economy due […]

MN01 Hagedorn Sponsors China-blaming Legislation and Favors Another Farm Payment

In another installment of the Hagedorn Report *SPECIAL EDITION*: Coronavirus  Update 4.1.20 , First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn announced that he had sponsored House Resolution 907 which stated that the Government of China made multiple, serious mistakes in the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak that heightened the severity and spread of the ongoing COVID-19 […]

Awaiting the Victory Vaccine, MN06 Tom Emmer begrudgingly votes to spend millions of taxpayer dollars on programs unrelated to combating the coronavirus (What are they ?)

Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (Party of Trump PA-13) spoke on the House floor during the debate on Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act noting that “The President has declared a national emergency. If government is forcing them to shutter their doors, then our responsibility is to help them out.” Other members from the […]

MN01 Hagedorn Coronavirus Report focuses on Millionaires (while ignoring rural health)

On Friday, March 20th, Minnesota’s First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn sent an email reporting “steps we are taking at the federal level to combat this disease”. A cursory reading of “THE HAGEDORN REPORT:  Response to Coronavirus”  hypes the message that he wants voters to know … that Congressman Hagedorn is “Fighting for Taxpayers”, pressuring President Trump […]

MN01 : Is Hagedorn Phishing With Coronavirus As Bait ?

On Tuesday, my bride received an unsolicited email from Minnesota’s First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn marked as “THE HAGEDORN REPORT *SPECIAL EDITION*:  Coronavirus Update” asking her two questions : Is the current Federal response to the coronavirus adequate? Yes No   Do you agree with President Trump prioritizing the development and manufacturing of test kits […]

MN06 Emmer on MPR : Taking the Trump Train to Fantasyland

On Friday, March 6th, MPR’s Kerri Miller featured Minnesota’s Sixth District Congressman Tom Emmer … and it was an interesting session … worthy of every American taking the time to listen since he is also the National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman. The session touched on a number of issues : the coronavirus, healthcare, prescription drugs […]