Archive for the 'Minnesota 08' Category

DFL Nominates Misogynist; Planned Parenthood Not Happy

Monday, June 9th, 2008

On Saturday, the DFL nominated Al Franken to challenge Sen. Norm Coleman in spite of stiff opposition, including that of members of Minnesota’s Democrat Congressional delegation. Democrats fear that Franken’s past, which includes an article written for Playboy and jokes about rape, could cost them a great opportunity to pick up a Senate seat. […]

Minnesotans Want Franken Out

Monday, May 5th, 2008

A new SurveyUSA poll shows that a majority of Minnesotans think that Al Franken should withdraw from his race against Sen. Norm Coleman. 51% of Minnesotans say that Franken should pull out, as opposed to only 39% who believe that he should stay in the race. The poll comes as stunning news to […]

Ciresi to Reenter Minnesota Race?

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

Just two months after abandoning his campaign in hopes of uniting earlier to take on incumbent Sen. Norm Coleman, Mike Ciresi is considering reentering the Minnesota Senate race because of just how scandal-ridden current candidate Al Franken is. Ciresi had been unable to gain the momentum he would have needed to defeat Franken, largel […]

Hey Al, Plan to Hire a Senate Staff?

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Al Franken, head of Al Franken, Inc. - a corporation that doesn’t play by the rules, is once again passing the buck to his accountant for his multi-year tax evasion in California. Franken, one who claims that he wants to go to the Senate to look out for the working man, said, “we have […]

Franken Owes California Too

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Apparently not satisfied with cheating New Yorkers out of workman’s compensation, Al Franken apparently also decided to cheat the state of California out of $5800 in income taxes. As with the situation in New York, Franken once again has decided to pay taxes years after the fact now that his “oversight” has been exposed […]

Franken Acknowledges Fault in Workmens’ Comp Case

Monday, April 14th, 2008

 

Al Franken said that he wanted to get the truth out during this campaign. If he’s not doing so already, he’s going to eat those words by the time the campaign is over. Between his multiple positions on Iraq and now this workmens’ compensation, Franken it seems would benefit from the truth being […]

Ventura for Senate?

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said in an interview yesterday that he has no plans to run for Senate, but that he has learned to “never say never“.  Ventura said that he is not satisfied with either of the current candidates, mirroring the dissatisfaction with both parties that spurred his bid for Governor.  Ventura decided against […]

Ciresi Drops Bid

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

Al Franken and Sen. Norm Coleman caught breaks on Monday when attorney Mike Ciresi dropped his Senate bid, citing the desire to avoid a divisive primary.  Ciresi had run a formidable campaign, but never managed to gain traction against the New York comedian and his coastal fundraising base.  His departure ensures that Al Franken will be […]

Franken Nabs Far Left Endorsement

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Deciding that Mike Ciresi wasn’t liberal enough for them, Education Minnesota, which is affiliated with the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers, endorsed Al Franken in his bid to unseat Sen. Norm Coleman.  This should be no surprise since Franken not only wants to pay teachers far more than we can afford, […]

Coleman Enjoys 2:1 CoH Advantage

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

According to reports by the two campaigns, Sen. Norm Coleman enjoys roughly a 2:1 cash on hand advantage over top Democrat Al Franken.  Franken narrowly defeated Coleman in the fourth quarter, but he has also been spending money at a larger clip.  With Coleman’s approval ratings in the low-50s, Democrats can’t be all that happy […]