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Majority of Minnesota delegates behind Paul

August 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The majority of Minnesota delegates at the Republican National Convention in Florida support Texas Congressman Ron Paul for president. But, party leaders say they’re confident Minnesota delegates and other Paul supporters will unite behind nominee Mitt Romney. Continue Reading

CAPITOL CHATTER: Pawlenty near top of veep list

June 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

More and more discussion centers on Tim Pawlenty becoming Mitt Romney’s running mate, but at the same time, Ron Paul supporters are considering derailing traditional Republicans like the former Minnesota governor.
Pawlenty gradually has changed his tune about whether he is interested in running for vice president. Continue Reading

SD GOP voters get presidential choice

June 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Thought you would get a reprieve from presidential primaries now that that race is decided? Think again. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Minnesota GOP folds up its big tent

May 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The party’s sprint past the right to the far right is alienating even long-time conservatives. Continue Reading

MINNESOTA GOP CONVENTION NOTEBOOK: Paul feels the love at GOP convention

May 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota Republicans endorsed a U.S. Senate candidate at their state convention Friday, but saved their biggest reaction for Ron Paul. To chants of “President Paul,” 2,000 Minnesota convention delegates welcomed the Texas congressman and presidential candidate. Continue Reading

Ron Paul adds mystery to GOP convention

May 17, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Minnesota Republicans gather in St. Cloud this morning, with the official main event picking a candidate to face Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Continue Reading

MILBANK: Americans Elect unwittingly provespolitical system is too broken to fix

May 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Faced with this twin disappointment desirable candidates being uninterested and interested candidates being undesirable Americans Elect has announced that it is abandoning its online nominating process because no candidate had reached its minimum threshold. This is profoundly depressing.
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LETTER: Vote for Ron Paul in the June 5 primary

May 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The America we love is failing from debt, unemployment, bailouts, eroding personal liberties and corporations buying votes. We distrust politicians because most of them only care about power. We have put up with phonies and crooks too long. Continue Reading

Republican presidential primary heading to South Dakota June 5

March 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Insiders claim state will, like 2008, have say in helping pick presidential nominee. Continue Reading

ANALYSIS: Santorum relies on base for N.D. win

March 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mitt Romney was well-prepared heading into Tuesday’s North Dakota Republican presidential caucus, but the chairman of UND’s Department of Political Science and Public Administration said a strong turnout of the conservative base ultimately helped Rick Santorum coast to a comfortable victory in the state. Continue Reading