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Blane Aidan Wendt
November 4, 2014
President Obama invites Republican, Democratic lawmakers to Friday meeting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has invited Republican and Democratic leaders from both houses of Congress to a meeting at the White House on Friday, a White House official said. The meeting will come in the aftermath of the midterm elections on Tuesday, which could...
November 4, 2014 - 8:39pm
October 30, 2014
Letter: Replace DFL office holders
Many people have less interest in the election this year because we do not choose our president. It has been said that the president’s policies are on the ballot this year, which may be why he sent his wife to Minnesota last week to stump for the Democratic candidates. What are...
October 30, 2014 - 10:30am
Letter: DFL made positive change
I am really tired of all the negative attack radio and flyers by the Republicans. How about something positive? When the DFL regained leadership, Andrew Falk, Mary Sawatzke, Gov. Mark Dayton and the DFL delivered on their promise to start a better Minnesota, with returning the...
October 30, 2014 - 9:00am
October 25, 2014
Letter: Block a DFL majority
I have previously been supportive of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, but I strongly disagree with their latest endorsement of Mary Sawatzky. Her status as a House Democrat directly contributes to a majority that, with her membership, gains the votes to appoint pro-abortion...
October 25, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
Letter: Falk does a good job
The Democrats have done a great job of heading our state in the right direction and we have more jobs now than ever before. Unemployment is at 4.1 percent, the lowest in eight years. More Minnesotans have health care than ever before and the MNsure average cost is the lowest in...
October 24, 2014 - 4:00am
July 19, 2014
Letter: Why I vote Democrat
Why I, a fiscal conservative, vote Democrat: Opposition to minimum wage: I believe that prior to passing the increase in the minimum wage, it was frozen for 10 years. This means that every year an employee stuck with a minimum-wage job, that person received a reduction in purchasing...
July 19, 2014 - 5:00am
June 14, 2014
Commentary: The power of 3,607 voters
That’s how many people it took to bring down House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, doom immigration reform and leave all but the most tea-sodden Republicans quaking. No, it wasn’t the Democrats who did it. Various complicated analyses of voting patterns confirm what anyone who has...
June 14, 2014 - 2:00am
June 13, 2014
Commentary: Cantor and the tea party purge
WASHINGTON — In 1961, John F. Kennedy said: “In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside.” In...
June 13, 2014 - 2:30am
May 31, 2014
Copper mining resolution exposes rift among DFL members
Just when it seemed 1,200 DFL delegates might roll in and out of Duluth this weekend without disagreeing on much of anything, along comes an...
May 31, 2014 - 6:00am
May 30, 2014
DFLers invade Duluth for convention this weekend
By JOHN MYERS firstname.lastname@example.org DULUTH - There will be little suspense but plenty of hoopla for 1,200 delegates to the DFL party state convention this weekend at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Most of the action is set for Saturday afternoon, when the...
May 30, 2014 - 10:21am
May 7, 2014
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
May 7, 2014 - 12:01am
May 5, 2014
Commentary: The Hillary difference
WASHINGTON — There are two majorities in the country right now. One disapproves of President Obama. The other is still inclined to vote Democratic....
May 5, 2014 - 4:00am
May 2, 2014
Commentary: Hillary’s ‘social gospel’ is good enough for Democrats
Faith is making a comeback among liberal Democrats, but they still have a way to go. First, some history. Hoping to attract some Evangelical...
May 2, 2014 - 1:00am
April 19, 2014
Commentary: Supreme oligarchy
WASHINGTON — An oligarchy, Webster’s dictionary tells us, is “a form of government in which the ruling power belongs to a few persons.” It’s a shame that the Republican majority on the Supreme Court doesn’t know the difference between an oligarchy and a democratic republic. Yes,...
April 19, 2014 - 12:39am
April 15, 2014
Republicans said they could do a better job in Legislature
WILLMAR — Things would be different if they were still in charge, Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday. Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, and House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, were in Willmar on a trip through western Minnesota. In Willmar, they...
April 15, 2014 - 11:40pm