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MN01 Special Election Fundraising : Matt Benda, Pork and Family

Jim Hagedorn’s last legislative proposal before his death, was House Resolution 931, which was to place a national debt clock in the House Chamber because “reckless spending have caused inflation to skyrocket and fueled a national debt increase that has become unmanageable“. That was Congressman Hagedorn efforts to remind Members that “programmatic requests” or “community […]

MN01 Special Election Fundraising Review : Carnahan gets Zero PAC donations; Munson gets non-corporate PAC donations; Finstad gets GOP PAC monies

The first FEC reports from candidates for Minnesota’s Special Election to replace Jim Hagedorn are out …. and it provides just a hint of what to expect prior to the May 24th primaries — lotsa money …. well at least on the MNGOP side. The FEC reports cover the monies raised and spent up to […]

House set to vote on H R 3617 Marijuana legislation as MN01 awaits Anti-Cannabis’ Jim Hagedorn’s replacement 

“Cannabis is no longer the partisan issue it once was” according to Ohio’s Fourteenth District Republican Dave Joyce, the co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Cannabis Caucus … and that sentiment will be tested this week when the House considers H.R. 3617, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act. The bipartisan proposal would decriminalize marijuana, expunge […]

As Covid deaths explode in MN01, Hagedorn issues misleading Special Edition Report

Did you read the Mankato Free Press this morning with the headline that “Region has 10th confirmed COVID-19 death in November” ? Ten day in “just three days” after “October’s 42 deaths made it the second deadliest out of all months during the pandemic.” South-central Minnesota’s nine counties (Brown, Blue Earth, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, […]

MN01 Hagedorn : Incompetency or Embezzlement ?

Gotta bet that not many voters will bother to read the 233 page Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) report on findings and exhibits presented in their review of Minnesota’s First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn spending of taxpayer dollars and receiving campaign committee space at no (or below market) cost … and that is exactly what […]

Is Racism the reason Reps. Fischbach and Hagedorn opposed the EQUAL Act ?

Remember Minnesota’s Second District Congressman Jason Lewis complaining over the size and associated costs of the federal criminal code and prison system ? “Criminal justice reform is one of my absolute priorities”, said Congressman Lewis in a November 7, 2017 press release. Adding, “There are better ways to spend Americans’ tax dollars and keep our […]