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Alice Johnson

Jul 5, 2013

Where are they now? Class of ’10 edition

Catching up with four former GOP legislators.

Nov 20, 2012

Meet the freshmen: Senate DFL (part 2)

Foung Hawj’s initial run for a Senate seat didn’t suggest that he had a bright future in electoral politics. In a crowded, nine-candidate DFL primary field in 2010, Hawj won just 10 percent of the vote.

Oct 19, 2012

In swing races, ground battle intensifies

For better or worse, Michael Brodkorb was back on the campaign trail last week. This time, however, the former GOP attack dog, deputy Republican Party chair and Senate communications guru who helped mastermind the 2010 GOP takeover of the chamber has materialized in a glossy pink and blue mailer that’s being used to attack Republicans.

Oct 19, 2012

DFL Party mounts Wolf hunt in SD 37

Pam Wolf is not easily deterred. She first ran for the Legislature in 2004, losing a House race to incumbent DFL Rep. Connie Bernardy by 13 percentage points. Two years later, Wolf took on DFL Sen. Don Betzold, losing that time by 9 percentage points.

Oct 18, 2012

MN Campaign Finance Board dismisses GOP complaint against Julie Bunn, investigates four others

Julie Bunn was one of five DFL candidates who, along with the state DFL Party and the DFL Senate Caucus, were accused of colluding on independent expenditures made by the party. Bunn said she received the board's decision in a letter dated Oct. 16.

Oct 11, 2012

GOP files independent expenditures complaints against DFL, candidates

The Republican Party of Minnesota alleges that the DFL party and its candidates are guilty of colluding on independent expenditures.

Apr 12, 2012

Former Rep. Alice Johnson to run for state Senate

Johnson will challenge first-term GOP Sen. Pam Wolf, who in 2010 won in the current Senate District 51 with more than 52 percent of the vote.

Apr 2, 2007

Staying on task

The momentum of Tea Party-backed Republicans ushered in a wave of new Minnesota legislators in 2010. Two years later, popular Democratic candidates at the top of the ticket boosted DFLers across the state, and many of those Capitol newcomers were swiftly ushered back out. The combination of redistricting and the wave elections of 2010 and ...

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