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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 […]

Republican-controlled House Wants More Money For Themselves While Cutting Affordable Home Funding

You know Erik Paulsen’s mantra — “Washington MUST do more with less” — and that will be on full display as the Republican-controlled House begins to vote on various appropriations bills for FY2018. FYI : Technically, this should have already been done — they were scheduled to have appropriations finalized June 10 and the full […]

MN03 : A Good Question with a Questionable Answer

Apparently, Congressman Erik Paulsen didn’t get any letters asking him “good questions” last week, because he did not issue a Correspondence Corner posting … but that doesn’t mean that there are not “good questions” that he could have answered… like from Dennis from Eden Prairie who asked WCCO (highlights below) : Good Question: What Health […]

MN03 -vs.- NY01 : Who Loses in the Paulsen, Zeldin Contest ?

As mentioned in a previous MN Political Roundtable commentary, Minnesota’s Third District Congressman Erik Paulsen has a lot of “friends” … hence his re-election campaign committee is called Friends of Erik Paulsen. That commentary noted it is his “friends” whom Erik Paulsen “represents” in his legislative efforts … emphasizing those in the medical, financial, insurance, […]

Will H.R. 1809 Be Key to Jason Lewis Re-election ?

It’s a scenario we have seen before … the Republican-controlled House infighting leaving voters with a bitter taste in their mouths and incumbents, even in safe districts, prone to anxiety. Yep, as correctly forecasted on January 10 2014 —Will Sex-Trafficking Save the GOP ? — the Do-Nothing Shutdown Congress needed an issue then and NOW. […]