Tag Archives: Mike LeMieur

So long, adios, auf wiedersehen

After adjourning in the wee hours of Thursday morning, the Minnesota House of Representatives plunged ahead with the bittersweet biennial ritual of retirement speeches from departing members.

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Bondings and its discontents; primary day for Sertich seat

WHAT’S HAPPENING TODAY EVENTS: Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership spotlights National Women and Girls in Sports Day. Noon, Capitol Rotunda. Bemidji Day at the Capitol. 10:30 a.m. Gov.  welcomes celebrants in his reception room at 3:30 p.m. Address ...

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Meet the freshmen: House GOP, part II

Many Republican frosh have records of local civic service HD 15B: King Banaian King Banaian was surrounded by politics growing up in New Hampshire. The state is inundated with presidential hopefuls every four years, and Banaian was recruited at 15 to put flyers on doors for the George McGovern campaign.

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House fundraising numbers show peril for some DFL legislators

Fundraising numbers are by no means the end all-be all indicator of a candidate's electoral success, but some recently released campaign finance reports reveal startling numbers that could point to several GOP takeovers in the state House.

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