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The post was derived from a little blurb on MPR's Hot Dish Politics blog where they were discussing a post about John Kline visiting Afghanistan and Turkey....
Kline and the other members also visited Turkey, Portugal and the United Arab Emirates, where they toured a 4 million square foot Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi. "It's the top of the line," Kline said. . . .
Because there will be a Republican primary campaign in the GOP Senate race, the gloves are coming off exceptionally early for the candidates.
The legendary Reagan's 11th Commandment axiom has never really been adhered to. It was only moderated by strict endorsement orthodoxy. The base didn't like it, so if you wanted delegates you had to play nice.
But in Minnesota for 2014 endorsement is for convenience this time. and therefore the 11th commandment will be ignored.
Chris Dahlberg - in a bit of desperation politics - calls a
A Tuesday night and its that time of the month....South Metro Tea Party meeting. They had a big agenda tonight...so let me fill you in on what the 40 or so members are up to.
They have this thing at the beginning...something like an open mike night, where they get a minute to just speak their mind or make announcements. In this case, they were discussing the need to get people to school board and city council meetings for reports. Well, a hand in the back shot up and told the gathering . . .
Al Franken is up for election this year and there are a number of Republicans that want to take his job. Who will be the last person standing? Well, again, its fun to speculate. Here we go:
4. Rep. Jim Abeler - Abeler appears to have entered this race as a kind of alternative candidate. After all, he was a member of the Override Six and it would seem he thought he could appeal beyond the base. Unfortunately, he doesn't appear to appeal to any faction, and it looks . . .