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Tom Horner

Oct 6, 2010

Peggy Leppik and 12 other former GOP legislators to endorse Horner

Former state Rep. Peggy Leppik and 12 other GOP state legislators will announce they're supporting Independence Party candidate Tom Horner's bid for governor.

Oct 1, 2010

Emmer won MN Chamber endorsement, but Horner supporters are abundant

The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Fund PAC was faced with an atypical lineup this year thanks to the candidacy of Independence Party nominee Tom Horner.

Oct 1, 2010

Sales tax: Don’t ask, don’t tell

State House candidate Tom Heyd doesn't relish the idea of extending the state sales tax to clothing. And from what he's heard door-knocking in the conservative District 16B, voters aren't excited about it either.

Oct 1, 2010

Gov candidates will square off again Sunday in debate sponsored by Jewish groups

An entire week has passed since the three principal candidates for governor have gathered for a debate. After a stretch in which candidate forums were occurring so frequently that it seemed like Mark Dayton, Tom Emmer and Tom Horner might just want to go third-sies on a campaign bus, it's been a long dry stretch.

Sep 30, 2010

Horner endorsed by big real estate players

Independence Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner was endorsed by two PACs affiliated with real estate groups.

Sep 29, 2010

Democrats step up Horner attacks

A slate of prominent Minnesota Democrats gathered at a private home Tuesday evening to appeal to DFLers who are thinking about voting for Independence Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner in November instead of DFL nominee Mark Dayton. The event, hosted by top-drawer DFLers like House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and former House Minority Leader Matt Entenza[...]

Sep 29, 2010

Rx for Dayton: focus on education

DFL gubernatorial nominee Mark Dayton has not had a good September. The Department of Revenue estimated that his proposed tax increase on the rich would yield not quite half of the $4 billion he originally claimed it would generate; when Dayton submitted a revised budget, it got the tax proceeds right but still fell almost $1 billion of solving the deficit.

Sep 29, 2010

MPR/Humphrey poll: Dayton has double-digit lead in gov’s race

Mark Dayton holds an 11-point lead over Tom Emmer in the governor's race, according to a new poll conducted by Minnesota Public Radio and the University of Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. The DFL nominee was the top choice of 38 percent of respondents, while his GOP rival garnered support from 27 percent of those surveyed. Independence Party nominee Tom Horner was backe[...]

Sep 27, 2010

DFLers hold panel to discuss Dayton versus Horner

A slate of prominent Minnesota Democrats are hosting a panel at a private residence Tuesday night to talk to DFLers who are considering voting for Independence Party candidate Tom Horner instead of DFL nominee Mark Dayton in the general election.

Sep 27, 2010

Star Tribune Poll: Dayton leads Emmer

Mark Dayton, the former U.S. senator and Minnesota DFL gubernatorial nominee, is leading GOP candidate Tom Emmer in the governor's race, according to a new Star Tribune poll.

Sep 24, 2010

MN gov’s race dropped from Cillizza’s The Line

The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza has dropped the Minnesota governor's race from his list of which state Capitols are most likely to switch parties in November. His previous assessment of the gubernatorial field had the Minnesota contest in the 12th slot.

Sep 24, 2010

Rasmussen gov poll: Dayton and Emmer in dead heat

The latest Rasmussen Reports poll on the Minnesota governor's race shows GOP candidate Tom Emmer and DFL nominee Mark Dayton running neck and neck.

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