Steve Bannon, a former White House chief strategist, urged President Donald Trump to forget the rallies and instead emphasize “action” during the final four months of the presidential campaign.
“He is trying to get conservative commentators to go negative on the campaign so that they wake up and realize they are in bad shape before it is too late to do anything,” a former White House official told The Washington Examiner in regards to Bannon’s recent appearance on “The John Fredericks Show.” Read More
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), whom The Wall Street Journal recently described as the “heir to Trumpism,” has launched a new ad attacking Joe Biden for his failure to stand up to the “liberal mob.”
Cotton is running unopposed in his reelection bid and is considered a likely future presidential candidate for the Republicans. Read More
The Tennessee House passed a resolution Thursday inviting the Republican National Committee to host its August convention in Nashville.
The resolution was passed after President Donald Trump announced earlier this week that he would be pulling the convention from Charlotte, North Carolina, whose Democratic governor refused to guarantee a full-scale convention amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
Joe Biden mounted one of his most aggressive attacks against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, deriding the commander in chief’s disregard of core constitutional values and blistering him for being “more interested in power, than in principle.”
“He thinks division helps him,” the presumptive Democratic nominee said in a speech at Philadelphia’s City Hall. “This narcissism has become more important than the nation’s wellbeing.” Read More
The Minnesota DFL Party announced Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker for its upcoming state convention.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the two-day convention will be held virtually on Saturday and Sunday. During the convention, the DFL will announce its U.S. Senate endorsement, as well as Minnesota’s DNC representatives, presidential electors, and delegates to the Democratic National Convention. Read More
A new poll released Sunday has President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden statistically tied in Ohio, a critical state for the Trump campaign’s path to victory. Read More
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said Monday that he has decided to “test the waters” on a third-party presidential bid.
“If I were going to run for president, the Green Party would be my first choice. I’ve endorsed the party and I’m testing the waters,” the former professional wrestler said on Twitter.
Ventura said he hasn’t filed for candidacy but simply authorized a letter of interest sent to the Green Party on his behalf. Read More
A new Fox News poll predicts that voters would support a Joe Biden/Amy Klobuchar ticket over reelecting President Donald Trump in the 2020 election.
The poll was conducted between March 21 and 24 and shows Biden beating President Trump by nine percentage points in November. Since Biden promised to pick a female running mate, the poll examined his odds with Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Kamala Harris (D-CA), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) as vice president. Read More
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign digitized its entire field operation within 24 hours after staffers were forced to work from home because of the coronavirus pandemic, sources told The Minnesota Sun. Read More
The Ohio Democratic Party has filed a lawsuit against Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose over the state’s chaotic postponement of the presidential primary. Read More
The Trump campaign went after former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday for causing “panic during the swine flu outbreak in 2009.” Read More
The Michigan Democratic Party has filed an FEC complaint against Republican Senate candidate John James and a “dark money” group for alleged “illegal coordination.” Read More
Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN-07) plans to seek a 16th term in Congress, various reports claimed Friday morning. Read More
A new Michigan poll predicts former Vice President Joe Biden will emerge victorious over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in Michigan’s Democratic primary. Read More
Former Vice President Joe Biden defeated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Tuesday night in Minnesota’s Democratic primary, a shocking upset in what was a tough night for the Vermont socialist. Read More
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN-05) spoke to a crowd of more than 6,000 supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Monday night in downtown St. Paul. Read More
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) officially suspended her campaign and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden at a rally in Dallas, Texas Monday night. Read More
A recent report from The New York Times claimed that high-ranking Democrats are floating Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) as the party’s nominee in the event of a brokered convention.
The Times interviewed 93 superdelegates and found “overwhelming opposition to handing the Vermont senator [Sen. Bernie Sanders] the nomination if he arrived with the most delegates but fell short of a majority.” Read More
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) has ended her presidential campaign and plans to endorse moderate rival Joe Biden, her campaign has confirmed. Read More
A report released last week claims that a federal ban on fracking would cost the Ohio economy an estimated 500,000 jobs in a single year. Read More
A new poll shows Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) with significant leads over his Democratic primary opponents in Michigan and Wisconsin. Read More
Ohioans might get another opportunity to vote on legalizing recreational marijuana this year. Read More
The chair of the Michigan Democratic Party accused Republicans of “voter suppression” after the Republican National Committee announced a $10 million effort to defend current election laws. Read More
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) was recently ranked one of the most liberal members of the U.S. Senate despite the moderate image she projects on the campaign trail. Read More
“Eleven years ago today, near the bottom of the worst recession in generations, I signed the Recovery Act, paving the way for more than a decade of economic growth and the longest streak of job creation in American history.” Read More
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, a supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, said on Twitter this week that he has “never seen” a supporter of the Vermont socialist “being unusually mean or rude.” Read More
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) was unable to name Mexico’s current president during an interview last week while campaigning in Nevada. Read More
The Michigan Democratic Party’s Black Caucus endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic Party, at least according to Biden’s campaign. Read More
The ACLU of Minnesota has called on Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to investigate the case of Myon Burrell and vacate his conviction. Burrell was sentenced to life in prison as a 16-year-old while Sen. Amy Klobuchar was serving as Hennepin County Attorney. Read More
After a disastrous caucus night, the Iowa Democratic Party has finally released the results of Monday night’s contest, but not all of them. Read More
Someone won Monday night’s Iowa caucuses — we just don’t know who, yet.
The Iowa caucuses have been the first nominating contest in the nation since 1972 with 41 national delegates up for grabs. Read More
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) was confronted by Fox News host Chris Wallace Sunday about what she knew and when in the case of Myon Burrell, whom some believe was wrongfully convicted while Klobuchar was Hennepin County Attorney. Read More
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) is experiencing a “last-minute surge” in Iowa ahead of the state’s Monday caucuses, national pollsters are reporting. Read More
Gov. Tim Walz announced Friday that he raised more than $1 million in 2019 for his reelection, but he won’t face voters again until 2022. Read More
Activists from the NAACP and Black Lives Matter called on Sen. Amy Klobuchar to end her presidential campaign Wednesday after a report exposed her involvement in the conviction of a black teen who maintains his innocence. Read More
Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she will unite behind the Democratic nominee, but does not think Sen. Bernie Sanders “should be leading the ticket.” Read More
State party leaders exchanged a number of accusations throughout the week regarding the release of voter data under Minnesota’s presidential primary law. Read More
Billionaire presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said Democrats can’t “take battleground states like Minnesota for granted” after opening a field office in Minneapolis Thursday. Read More
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA-12) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced Friday that they have selected Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to deliver the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. Read More
Commentators from across the political spectrum ruthlessly mocked The New York Times editorial board for its reality-TV style endorsement process, which resulted in the endorsements of both Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren. Read More
In Mark Helprin’s humorous and insightful novel Freddy and Fredericka, Freddy, the bumbling Prince of Wales and heir to the throne, and his spoiled wife Fredericka, are dispatched on a special mission: to conquer the United States of America. Read More
Minnesota voters began casting their votes early Friday in the state’s first presidential primary since 1992. Read More
A progressive powerhouse in Minnesota politics has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president over hometown candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Read More
A new survey of Michigan voters found that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s approval rating has dropped by more than seven percentage points since June. Read More
A former Marine Corps officer announced his candidacy Wednesday for the Republican endorsement to take on Rep. Angie Craig in Minnesota’s Second Congressional District. Read More
Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign announced Tuesday that the Democratic billionaire will make a campaign stop in Minnesota to discuss policies for people “shortchanged by Donald Trump.” Read More
As we head into the most consequential election in our republic’s history, you can listen to what you want to hear, or what you need to hear. Read More
The 2020 question no one in Tennessee is asking. Read More
An alumnus of former Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign has joined George Conway in launching a new never-Trump super PAC with the explicit purpose of “defeating President Trump and Trumpism at the ballot box.” Read More
Regardless of who wins in 2020, the mega-issue that drove the 2016 elections will grip the country more intensely than ever. Read More