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Opponent sees Franken as yes-man

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s Republican opponent says that in five years in the U.S. Senate Franken has become the poster child for a do-nothing, superpartisan Congress.

Franken disputes the portrait painted by first-time candidate Mike M…continue reading on

Health-care grants produce partisan fighting

November 15, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL A health-care spending political battle between Minnesota Senate Republicans and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton heightened Tuesday when each side basically called the other a liar. Continue Reading

Editorial: Citizens are key to budget standoff: Letter: The definition of partisanship

July 6, 2011 in West Central Tribune

In response to the letter from the Kandiyohi County Republican Party Co-Chair Roland Nissen, published June 30:
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Commentary: The nuke threat isn’t a partisan issue for us

November 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

The recently leaked diplomatic cables reveal both Arab and Israeli horror at a nuclear Iran. Last year, Israel’s defense minister, Ehud Barak, evidently told the American ambassador that the world had 18 months or less to keep Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, warning “any military solution would result in unacceptable collateral damage.” Bahrain’s King Hamad sent a cable saying, “That program must be stopped,” and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed said, “Ahmadinejad is Hitler.”
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