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McGovern honored as ‘conscience for our nation’

October 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Hart, Kerry, Durbin, Mondale, Daschle among nationally known attendees.
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McGovern celebrated as ‘conscience for our nation’

October 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Three former Democratic presidential candidates paid personal respects Friday to George McGovern, whose 1972 campaign for president galvanized the party’s liberal wing and ushered in a new generation of political activism.
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Eleanor Mondale, daughter of Walter Mondale, dies

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Eleanor Mondale, the vivacious daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale who carved out her own reputation as an entertainment reporter, radio show host and gossip magnet, has died at her home in Minnesota. She was 51. Continue Reading

SHUTDOWN IN MINNESOTA: Mondale-Carlson commission suggests cuts, plus raising cigarette, alcohol, income taxes

July 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A commission convened by former Vice President Walter Mondale and former Gov. Arne Carlson says a $5 billion deficit could be erased by cutting $3.6 billion in projected spending and raising $1.4 billion in taxes. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION — A ‘third way’ for new Minnesota committee

July 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

In order to uphold its excellent services and quality of life, Minnesota needs both more revenue and a less-expensive workforce. Couple the budget standoff with the bipartisan focus of the high-profile Mondale-Carlson committee, and you’ve got a once-in-a-generation chance to accomplish both goals for the lasting good of the state. Continue Reading

SHUTDOWN IN MINNESOTA: Mondale, Carlson organize commission on Day 5

July 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Gov. Arne Carlson, a Republican, and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale, a Democrat and former U.S. senator, too, told reporters they won’t serve on the panel and their involvement was limited to assembling it. It will be co-chaired by two former state lawmakers, Republican Stephen Dille and Democrat Wayne Simoneau. Continue Reading

SHUTDOWN IN MINNESOTA: Mondale, Carlson organize commission on Day 5

July 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Gov. Arne Carlson, a Republican, and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale, a Democrat and former U.S. senator, too, told reporters they won’t serve on the panel and their involvement was limited to assembling it. It will be co-chaired by two former state lawmakers, Republican Stephen Dille and Democrat Wayne Simoneau. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Job 1 in Minnesota: Reform redistricting

October 14, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

If lawmakers can be brought together to reform the redistricting process, they’ll be a lot more likely to reach agreement on difficult budget issues. Plus, redistricting reform is a good thing in its own right for Minnesota. Continue Reading