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Republican Party of Minnesota

Jul 10, 2015

Safe open seats draw out Republican candidates

This summer, the imminent departures of two Senate Republicans have inspired opposite reactions from potential suitors.

Jun 24, 2015

Both sides get ‘ready for Hillary’

Clinton fundraiser in Minnesota attracts well-heeled backers and predictable detractors.

Feb 4, 2015

State GOP remains weighed down by debt

Year-end reports filed with the campaign finance board found the Republican Party of Minnesota (RPM) still weighed down by debts accumulated years before, and considerably worse off financially than the DFL Party.

Oct 31, 2014

Parties, outside groups pour money into swing districts

The Democrats’ central party fund spent some $2.2 million on independent expenditures and had about $440,000 cash on hand as of the Oct. 20 reporting date, which edges out Republican numbers.

Oct 1, 2014

GOP targets Eagan in drive to retake House

As the two parties narrow their sights in determining which areas need most attention this year, Eagan will inevitably figure into either side’s electoral playbook

Aug 13, 2014

Convention focus pays off for Johnson

Facing formidable opposition from Rep. Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove, former House Minority Leader Marty Seifert, and retired venture capitalist Scott Honour, Johnson trumpeted his status as the party’s endorsee throughout the summer-long primary campaign.

Jul 25, 2014

Republican candidates race to line up support

A series of announcements in recent days have found GOP legislators past and present choosing sides between the three best-known Republican contenders, each of whom has served in the House during the last decade.

Jul 25, 2014

Supporters unfazed by MacDonald’s legal struggles

GOP judicial election committee says it’s confident in its choice for the Supreme Court candidate.

Jul 23, 2014

Filling the GOP dollar gap

A new crop of conservative fundraising organizations have appeared over the last 18 months to build on existing mainstay groups geared up help candidates and causes.

Jul 23, 2014

GOP Chair Keith Downey is a turnaround artist

He's worked to bring the party back from financial disaster, eviction from their headquarters and a credibility crisis to a place where they can think about scoring some wins.

May 23, 2014

In campaign finance injunction, GOP sees opportunity

The precedent in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court's McCutcheon campaign finance decision overrides state’s ‘special sources’ law.

Apr 29, 2014

The Capitol Note: Judge shuts down online voter registration, legislation imminent

Gov. Mark Dayton could get a bill authorizing the online registration -- the policy isn't controversial among lawmakers, just the way the secretary of state's office put it in place -- as early as Tuesday, which would minimize service disruptions. Roughly 3,600 people have used the system to register to vote.

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