Tag Archives: Politics

Word of the Day ~ Calumny (and How GOP Tax Cuts are fueling Minnesota attack ads)

Word of the Day : calumny Defination 1 : a misrepresentation intended to harm another’s reputation 2 : the act of uttering false charges or misrepresentations — maliciously calculated to harm another’s reputation Used in a sentence : The Congressional Leadership Fund has launched a continuous series of calumnies at Dan Feehan, Angie Craig, Dean […]

FRANK Talk About IA01 Rod Blum $275,275.80 Budget Savings

Iowa’s First District Congressman, Rod Blum got himself a little publicity he didn’t want … in the Des Moines Register and on Twitter News of Blum's undisclosed business comes the same day @ppppolls finds him with underwater approval and trailing a Dem competitorBlum approval: 37%-47%Trump approval: 40%-55%2018 matchup: Abby Finkenauer 43%, Rod Blum 42%#IA01https://t.co/hn4kxvx0cMhttps://t.co/7GLdepCps8 — […]

This Week’s House Priority : CHIP, DACA, Government Funding, or 5 Year Prison Term for an Abortion ?

Déjà Vu ? Or is it prep time for November’s election ? If you have followed the headlines, you are probably aware that this week, the funding for the government will end January 19th without congressional action. Most likely, you are also aware that funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will run out […]

Connect-the-Dots : Koch Brothers and Erik Paulsen Power Grab

Did you read Erik Paulsen’s OpEd, Stalling Stras’ nomination is the latest example of partisan game-playing in Washington. By blocking his confirmation, the senators are keeping an outstanding legal mind off the Eighth Circuit court, and preventing another Minnesotan from joining a court where the majority of judges are from other states. This is unacceptable. […]

Emmer and Paulsen Following RNCC Playbook While Lewis Channels Trump

Photographic proof that Jason Lewis is correct — “Well-oiled” activists targeting Minnesota homes Going door to door, CLF field team is working hard to share how @RepErikPaulsen is fighting for #MN03 families. pic.twitter.com/iUJSFzG5yU — CLF (@CLFSuperPAC) August 24, 2017 Since the August recess is just past it’s halfway point, it is appropriate to see what […]