Coronavirus Does Not Stop NRA Campaign to Re-elect Emmer and Hagedorn

File under : #BestCongressMoneyCan Buy Funding for wildlife conservation may be the only positive outcome from the coronavirus pandemic since people have been lining up to purchase firearms and ammunition in record numbers. According to various media stories, the FBI data indicates that over two million guns were purchased in March alone. And every one […]

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 […]

Fight For The Policy Not The Person

The laborious process of finding the nominee seems to be down to two candidates – Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden. Yes, they have differences in what they want to do. Yes, they have long histories of sometimes controversial stances in the past. But the bottom line goals are pretty much identical. And if we all work together and get one of them elected, then, and only then, will we have the opportunity to start the policy process.

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 […]