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State GOP campaign ops: Just the basics

Leaders and activists in the Republican Party of Minnesota haven’t had much time to think about elections lately. In a whirlwind series of events, the party lost its chairman, deputy chairman and secretary/treasurer in the span of three months amid mounting questions about the party’s finances.

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Larson cuts ties with GOP fundraising firm FLS Connect

Jeff Larson, an influential national Republican strategist based in St. Paul, has sold off his stake in the GOP fundraising and consulting firm FLS Connect. But the decision to walk away from the company that he founded more than a decade ago doesn't mean that Larson is stepping back from electoral politics.

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Target/MN Forward debacle dampening corporate indie spending on elections

MN Forward had bold plans for the 2010 campaign season. Last spring the business-backed political group, a venture jointly launched by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and the Minnesota Business Partnership, laid out a fundraising goal of $10 million to bankroll its initial foray into electoral politics, according to a planning document obtained by Capitol Report.

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GOP consultant Larson forms new independent political group

Jeff Larson, one of the country's leading Republican consultants, has created a new independent political expenditure group called Minnesota's Future. The Associated Press reports that Larson has registered the organization with the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt 527 organization to support "pro-business candidates" in the state.

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