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Bloomington Makes Big Commitment To World's Fair - Will MN GOP?
by Dave Mindeman

Minnesota is one of the finalists to host the World's Fair in 2023.

You can debate the value of that - but there is little question that it would be a economic boost with lots of construction jobs.

Bloomington made a significant purchase in preparation...

During a joint meeting Tuesday of the Bloomington City Council and the city's Port Authority, officials voted to buy the Kelley farm property, also known as the Spruce Shadows Farm, for $32.3 million as a possible Expo site.

In addition to the Mall of America and . . .
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The "Fiscally Responsible" Kurt Daudt
by Dave Mindeman

The GOP rails about fiscal responsibility without any evidence that they know what that means.

Tax cuts for the wealthy does not lower the national debt. Sorry, it's math. And Trump officials use charter planes for state visits. Why?

But here in Minnesota is the dorkiest of all. Kurt Daudt made a big deal of withholding pay raises from the House - even after we had a state referendum that authorized a commission to do so. Just couldn't allow the thousands involved in that salary hike to well deserved legislators.

Then when Dayton . . .
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Angie Craig Has The Path To Winning In 2018 For CD2
by Dave Mindeman

I spent some time with Angie Craig on Tuesday morning. We had a great discussion - we talked policy for over an hour and a half.

With all the concerns over health care, I can't imagine that Angie Craig would not be the best person imaginable to evaluate that policy as the next Congress tackles how to fix it.

Although I, personally, favor a single payer plan - we both had to agree that it isn't quite as simple as one would hope. If single payer gets sidetracked or cannot be made to . . .
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Nothing Personal Against Erdmann -But It Needs To Be Angie Craig
by Dave Mindeman

This cycle I am going to be a lot more blunt about what I think. Some people are going to push back on that, and frankly, that is fine. Do it. The discussion is necessary.

In the 2nd Congressional District I have been a little tough on Jeff Erdmann. And it is not because I think he is wrong on the main issues. It is because I think it is too important that we win this seat and that will take the right candidate.

Let me explain.

Jeff Erdmann has no experience in . . .
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Trump's Russian Collusion - I No Longer Doubt It
by Dave Mindeman

Well, I am convinced.

Trump and his campaign colluded with the Russians to steal the election. The evidence is there, it just has to filter through all the lies and deception.

But it is real.

Not only did this campaign collude, but each and every one of his campaign members agreed to keep their Russian contacts secret and lie about it if necessary.

The list gets long...Paul Manafort, Jared Kushner, Donald Jr, Kellyanne Conway, Michael Flynn were the inner circle; while Mike Pence, Devin Nunes, Hope Hicks, and Sean Spicer were the . . .
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