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Carrie Lucking

Aug 1, 2012

Democratic caucuses: exultant about cash haul, wary of conservative indy spenders

Despite their minority status in both the state House and Senate, the DFL caucuses significantly outperformed Republicans in fundraising from the beginning of January until the end of July.

Jun 27, 2012

Where the Senate battlegrounds are

Political operatives who have been crunching the numbers and talking to candidates see no shortage of swing districts in this year’s legislative elections. The new redistricting maps have tweaked the partisan complexion of many districts.

Jun 27, 2012

ABM to target GOP legislators with ads on shutdown anniversary

The group announced plans on Wednesday to run newspaper and online ads in targeted legislative districts in rural and suburban Minnesota for the first week of July, the one-year aniversary of the first week of the historic shuttering of state government in the state, when DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and the GOP-led Legislature battled out a solution to the state's $5 billion budget deficit.

Oct 12, 2011

Lucking joins ABM, Cardinal moves into founding director role

DFL House caucus spokeswoman Carrie Lucking will move into the executive director role at ABM, taking the place of current director Denise Cardinal as she transitions into her new job as founding director.

Dec 17, 2010

Senate caucuses name leadership staffs

The key staffers who have plotted the remaking of the Senate Republican Caucus in recent years will be running the show when they take the majority in January. Campaign guru Cullen Sheehan will continue as the caucus's chief of staff. Indefatigable GOP political operative and deputy state party chair Michael Brodkorb will continue in his role as communications director.

Dec 9, 2010

House DFL names leadership staff

In the wake of losing the majority, the House DFL did some shuffling in naming its new leadership staff. Among the new faces are staffers from Tarryl Clark's campaign this year against U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann.

May 27, 2010

DFL communications vet Lucking to join Tarryl Clark campaign

Teacher and veteran DFL campaign pro Carrie Lucking will join the Tarryl Clark for Congress team as communications director on Tuesday. Lucking was most recently Paul Thissen's gubernatorial campaign spokester.

Apr 23, 2010

Behind the DFL scenes: Inside Thissen’s war room

Paul Thissen's communications director offers a glimpse behind the scenes at the DFL convention: inside the war room of Thissen, who will be vying for the party's gubernatorial endorsement on Saturday.

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