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Daily Brief: Friday, Sept. 19th, 2014

In the Know

Minnesota DFL
Sept. 19, 2014
Events today

  • 9 a.m. – The Minnesota DFL will host an early vote rally at Ramsey County Elections, 90 Plato, Blvd., St. Paul. Speakers include Ramsey County Commissioner Toni Carter, Rep. Carlos Mariani, Rep. Tim Mahoney, House Majority Leader Erin Murphy, and Dave Pinto, DFL-endorsed candidate for Dist. 64B.
  • 10:30 a.m. – Gov. Dayton will provide remarks at the Polaris Industries 60th Anniversary Celebration in Roseau.
  • Gov. Dayton will attend the MAPE Delegate Assembly in Bloomington.
  • 2 p.m. – The Minnesota DFL will host an early vote rally on the plaza between Minneapolis City Hall and the Hennepin County Government Center. Speakers included DFL Chairman Ken Martin, Minneapolis City Council Members Lisa Bender and Jacob Frey, and Iris Altamirano, a DFL-endorsed candidate for Minneapolis School Board.
  • 7 p.m. – Gov. Mark Dayton will appear on “Almanac.” DFL Chairman Ken Martin and GOP Chairman Keith Downey will appear in the shows closing segment.

Event Saturday

  • Gov. Dayton will attend the SEIU HealthCare Minnesota Convention in Minneapolis.

Event Sunday

  • 10 a.m. – DFL Chairman Ken Martin will appear on KSTP’s “At Issue” with GOP Chairman Keith Downey.

Mark your calendars and spread the word!
Early voting opens today! www.mnvotes.org


46 days until the Nov. 4 general election

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2014 election
Ready, set, vote: Minnesota’s window opens for voting by in-person or mailed absentee ballots, Star Tribune

Business groups sitting on sidelines of governor’s race, MPR
Johnson presses Dayton on MNsure, MPR
MNsure back at center of political debate as Johnson, Dayton tussle over issue, Star Tribune
GOP zeroing in on MNsure in Governor’s race, WCCO
Johnson makes health plan woes central to campaign, KSTP
In Dayton-Johnson race, business groups keep their wallets closed, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

State Auditor
Rebecca Otto’s opponent implodes, mn progressive project

Secretary of State
‘No excuse’ voting polls open Friday in Red Lake, bill author visits site, Bemidji Pioneer

U.S. House
Rep. Nolan among dissenting vote for arming Syrian rebels, Mills backs President’s program, WDIO
MN-08: Is Stewart Mills III more like Romney or Bush II? mn progressive project
TRUTH TEST: Did Torrey Westrom really shut down state government? KSTP

U.S. Senate
Fact Check: Al Franken’s Bermuda, Ireland attack ads, Northland News Center

Affordable Care Act
7.3 million in Obamacare plans, beats CBO forecast, Politico
Congressional delegation
Michele Bachmann to emcee fundraiser for group campaigning against anti-bullying-law rollout, MinnPost
Klobuchar, Franken
Franken, Klobuchar back Obama’s plan to arm Syrian rebels, Star Tribune
August job gains mean Minnesota unemployment rate falls to 4.3%, MinnPost
Minnesota unemployment rate dips to 4.3 percent as state adds jobs, MPR
State jobs picture brightens as Minnesota added 6,100 jobs in August, Star Tribune
Census: More than 175K MN children live in poverty, WCCO
All day, every day school for Virginia 4-year-olds, WDIO

Independence Party
Independence Party opens MN headquarters, Star Tribune

Minnesota Poll
Minnesota Poll: Support slipping for PolyMet project, Star Tribune

MNsure CEO says help coming for PreferredOne customers, Pioneer Press

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