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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 […]

Hagedorn Tele-TownHall : Seniors should move to South Dakota; Everyone else Back to Work / School

On Thursday, I got the phone that every Minnesota First District voter wanted … an invitation to Congressman Jim Hagedorn’s Tele-TownHall event that afternoon. No doubt that many expected a big announcement — such as, after the U S military which was retreating from Germany would be redeployed to protect Confederate statues … but there […]

An Unholy Alliance : MN08 Pete Stauber’s Award and BigPharma’s Marketing

On Friday, July 24th, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) issued a press release announcing that he had received the Champion for Healthy Seniors Award from the Partnership to Fight Chronic Diseases. Impressed ? Well, Congressman Stauber is not the first Minnesotan to receive this “rare” award as Minnesota’s First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn issued a similar […]

Evolution and Jason Lewis

  For years, Minnesota’s Second District was represented by the “Gregarious Grandpa” John Kline … albeit with some complaints from a certain segment of the Republican Party (can’t forget when he got booed at a CD2 event as it was reported that “there was a good amount of people sitting down out of disapproval of […]

Believe It Or Not : MN01 Jim Hagedorn proclaims Obama Green Energy program “essential” to quality of life in Southeast Minnesota

Yep, it’s the start of election season when incumbents hope voters forget their previous statements (and votes) and instead just appreciate funding for programs their communities want. Case in point … remember when Jim Hagedorn referred to green energy as “global warming extremism” … and remember one of his first votes in Congress was to […]