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Daily Brief: Tuesday, Aug. 19th, 2014

In the Know

Minnesota DFL
Aug. 19, 2014
Events today

  • 10 a.m. – Gov. Dayton will hold a roundtable meeting on rail safety with emergency managers and local leaders in Red Wing at the Red Wing Public Library, Foot Room, 225 E Ave.
  • 10 a.m. – Minnesota State Canvassing Board meets to certify the results of last Tuesday’s primary election in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

Mark your calendars and spread the word!
31 days until early voting beings Sept. 19.
76 days until the Nov. 4 general election.
2014 election
Minnesota Supreme Court tosses GOP lawmaker residency dispute, Pioneer Press

Minnesota Republican gubernatorial primary roundup, Smart Politics

U.S. House
MN07: “Young Gun” Torrey Westrom won’t disavow NRCC fake Collin Peterson website, Bluestem Prairie
House Democrats’ campaign arm has $57M banked, Pioneer Press

U.S. Senate
Democrats turn up heat on McFadden cheaper Chinese steel comment, The Uptake

2016 election
Bill and Hillary Clinton to speak At Sen. Harkin’s steak fry, Fox 44
Amid 2016 speculation, Hillary Clinton attending steak fry in Iowa next month; Bill going, too, Star Tribune
Congressional delegation
#FlipADistrict – Kline looks out for the University of Phoenix, mnpACT!

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar visited New Hampshire on Monday to host a “women’s economic agenda discussion” with fellow Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. The stop is the latest in Klobuchar’s string of visits to states where female Senate colleagues and candidates face potentially tough races this fall. Shaheen’s likely opponent, Republican Scott Brown, hosted a town hall meeting Monday with GOP Sen. John McCain of Arizona. Star Tribune

Walz talks farming, investment at second annual Walz Conservation Potluck, Winona Daily News
Education (higher)
Students turn to crowdfunding to pay for college, KARE
Education (K-12)
St. Paul, Minneapolis schools lay out achievement-gap strategy, Pioneer Press
Time for a new Minnesota Miracle, Star Tribune
Independence Party
The Independence Party’s slow descent into oblivion, mnpACT!
March for Equity
Minnesota March for Equity addresses state’s ‘opportunity gap’, TC Daily Planet

Sabo, Martin
Salute to a legislature builder, Star Tribune

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