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Oct/16

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Daily Brief: Monday, Oct. 3rd, 2016 ~ 36 days until Election Day!

In the Know

Minnesota DFL
October 3
36 days until Election Day, Nov. 8

Mark your calendars

  • October 5th – SD 16 monthly meeting, 7 PM, Pizza Ranch in Marshall.  Please come earlier if you plan to eat there.
  • October  11th, DFL North Metro Senior Caucus monthly meeting.  11:30 a.m. Little Venetian Inn, 2900 Rice Street, Little Canada (behind Culver’s), Speaker:  Sen. John Marty, contact Norm Hanson at 651-484-8926 or at norsan45@hotmail.com for information and reservation.
  • Oct. 13 – DFL East Metro Senior Caucus Meeting, 11:30 AM, Sgt. Pepper’s Bar and Grill, 930 Helena Ave North, Oakdale.
  • Nov. 8 – DFL Election Night Party, 8pm-2am, Minneapolis Hilton Grand Ballroom, 1001 Marquette Avenue S., Minneapolis.

Fundraisers

  • Oct 5. Hennepin County Commissioner Marion Greene fundraiser. 5:30 – 7:00pm 2100 James Ave S, Minneapolis.
  • Oct. 6 – Rep. Rosenthal fundraiser featuring special guest Mark Dayton, at the home of Tiffany and Jerry Blackwell 7608 South Bay Circle in Bloomington, 6-8 PM, RSVP to Kevin Petrie atkevinpetrie@gmail.com
  • Oct. 8 – Meeker/Cokato DFL Fundraiser and Hot Dish Contest featuring Secretary of State Steve Simon, 5 p.m. Saturday, October 8 at the Darwin Rod and Gun Club (1 mile east of Darwin on State Hwy 12)
  • October 8 at the Darwin Rod and Gun Club (1 mile east of Darwin on State Hwy 12)
  • October 9 – 3th Annual Pine 11B Donkey Chili Feed to your Fundraiser, Music by Nathan Frazer Come, meet, greet and eat with local DFLers A suggested $10 contribution is requested, 4- 8 PM, Pine City VFW, 218-372-3744 for more info.
  • Oct. 15 – Cass County and Crow Wing County Fall Dinner, $25 in advance or $30 at the door, 4-8 PM at the Nisswa American Legion.
  • Oct. 16 – 2nd Annual Jim Oberstar CD8 Dinner with special guest Rick Nolan, Happy Hour starts at4:30, please RSVP by October 1st to Justin Perpich at justinperpich@gmail.com  or call 218-355-0738, Duluth Holiday Inn 200 W 1st St, Duluth.
  • Oct. 16 – 2nd Annual FDR Day DFL Dinner, Keynote Speaker: US Rep Keith Ellison. For More information, go to this link https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/fdrdinner2016?refcode=sd26site
  • Nov. 19 – 2nd annual CD6 Unity Dinner, Teamsters 120 Hall, 9422 Ulysses St NE, Ste 120, Blaine, for more information follow this link.

Hillary Clinton
Race breaking Clinton’s way, The Hill
Sanders to swoop into Minnesota for Clinton, MPR
Bernie Sanders to campaign for Hillary Clinton in Minnesota, Pioneer Press
Sanders to campaign for Clinton in Duluth, Duluth News Tribune
Millennials lean left but may be less motivated to vote, Star Tribune
Clinton could put away Trump by carrying North Carolina, AP
Virginia poll shows with Clinton 7-point lead, The Hill
LeBron James endorses Clinton, The Hill

Trump
Donald Trump Tax Records Show He Could Have Avoided Taxes for Nearly Two Decades, The Times Found, NY Times
How Donald Trump would be able to not pay income taxes for 18 years, MPR
Trump and the testosterone takeover of 2016, MPR
Trump boosters laud his tax ‘genius’, Politico
Giuliani: ‘Everybody’ has history of infidelity, The Hill
Trump camp denies sexism accusations on ‘The Apprentice’, The Hill

Trump in MN
Minnesota GOP officials, donors torn over Trump tax returns, Star Tribune

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Sep/16

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Daily Brief: Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 ~ 43 days until Election Day!

In the Know

Minnesota DFL
Sept. 26, 2016
43 days until Election Day, Nov. 8

Events Today

  • Sept 26th – 7pm Scott Dibble and Frank Hornstein Debate Watch Party and Fundraiser RSVP at this link
  • Sept 26 – Free showing of Trump Clinton Debate at the Riverview theater, doors open at 6:30, 3800 42nd Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Mark your calendars

  • Oct. 13 – DFL East Metro Senior Caucus Meeting, 11:30 AM, Sgt. Pepper’s Bar and Grill, 930 Helena Ave North, Oakdale.
  • Nov. 8 – DFL Election Night Party, 8pm-2am, Minneapolis Hilton Grand Ballroom, 1001 Marquette Avenue S., Minneapolis.

Fundraisers

  • Sept. 27 – 1st Biannual Watonwan County DFL Fundraiser and Lifetime Award Achievement Dinner with Special Guest Minority Leader Thissen, $20.00 person or buy ten get one free, 5:30 – 9:00 PM, The American Legion  620 1st Ave S  St James, MN 56081.
  • Sept. 28 – SD 8 Fall Fundraiser with door prizes and a silent auction,  Social Hour, 6:30 Chicken and Ribs Buffet Dinner, The Peak Supper Club, 43517 County Hwy 38, Clitherall, RSVP for dinner and/or auction items to: LaRon Adkins: 218-864-0923, or madkins @arvig.net , Beth Jansen 320-763-7831, or bjansen@wisper-wireless.com
  • Sept. 28 – African American DFL caucus is hosting a fundraiser, 6 – 8 PM, Westside Flats, 85 Wabasha St, Saint Paul, MN, he details are also in this Facebook event Building Tomorrow For Today’s Youth.
  • Oct. 1 – Renville County DFL Annual Best Hotdish Supper, 5:30 p.m. at The Masters, CCOC, in Olivia, MN with Sen. Lyle Koenen and Andrew Falk, candidate for Representative from SD17, as well as candidates James Kanne and Austin Grossenburg from SD16.
  • Oct. 8 – Meeker/Cokato DFL Fundraiser and Hot Dish Contest featuring Secretary of State Steve Simon, 5 p.m.Saturday, October 8 at the Darwin Rod and Gun Club (1 mile east of Darwin on State Hwy 12)
  • October 8 at the Darwin Rod and Gun Club (1 mile east of Darwin on State Hwy 12)
  • Oct. 16 – 2nd Annual Jim Oberstar CD8 Dinner with special guest Rick Nolan, Happy Hour starts at 4:30, please RSVP by October 1st to Justin Perpich at justinperpich@gmail.com  or call 218-355-0738, Duluth Holiday Inn 200 W 1st St, Duluth.
  • Oct. 16 – 2nd Annual FDR Day DFL Dinner, Keynote Speaker: US Rep Keith Ellison. For More information, go to this link https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/fdrdinner2016?refcode=sd26site
  • Nov. 19 – 2nd annual CD6 Unity Dinner, Teamsters 120 Hall, 9422 Ulysses St NE, Ste 120, Blaine, for more information follow this link.

Presidential Debate
4 things to watch at the first presidential debate, MPR
Rep. Keith Ellison, former Bernie supporter, to spin for Clinton at debate, Star Tribune
As Clinton focuses on debate, Trump says he’d champion women, AP
Debate Night: Clinton, Trump set for high-stakes showdown, Star Tribune
Trump vs. Clinton: Debate of the century gets wilder, The Hill
Frenzy builds for epic debate, The Hill

Hillary Clinton
Aide: ‘Unfair’ for Clinton to be ‘traffic cop’ during debate, The Hill
2008 Crisis Deepened the Ties Between Clintons and Goldman Sachs, NY Times

Trump
Scope of Trump’s falsehoods unprecedented for a modern presidential candidate, LA Times
Trump says he hopes foundation is following laws, The Hill
Civil rights museum denies Trump visit request, The Hill
Conway on Trump’s plan to defeat ISIS: ‘I’ve heard it’, The Hill
With no signs, Trump supporters get creative, Rochester Post Bulletin

Early Voting
Early absentee voting off to strong start in Minnesota, KARE 11
Why wait for Election Day? Voting underway in Minnesota, Star Tribune
Both parties hope to boost turnout as early voting begins in Minn., Star Tribune
Wooed by convenience and campaigns, Minnesotans are already voting, Pioneer Press

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Sep/16

11

Where Clinton And Trump Stand On The Environment — In One Simple Graphic

Aug/16

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Former Texas lawmaker Wendy Davis rallies for Laurie Pryor

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DFL 48A House candidate Laurie Pryor, DFL Senate candidate Deb Calvert and former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis.

Suburban women are an important voting bloc in any election, but they could be extra critical for Democrats this year. National polls repeatedly show a dearth of support among women for Republican nominee Donald Trump, who — among other comments — has said there should be some kind of “punishment” for women who want to have abortions.

That’s not lost on Davis and other Clinton surrogates, traveling to places like Minnetonka to drum up excitement among affluent Democratic women and independent voters. “We are all here in the final 15 minutes and we are giving everything we have,” Davis said. “Because we know what’s at stake.”

Support from women voters isn’t just crucial to Clinton, though. It will also be critically important for suburban DFL legislative candidates who appear down the ballot.

“I’m become convinced,” Davis said. “The outcome of this election hinges on women.”

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