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Daily Brief: Tuesday, Sept. 1st, 2015

In the Know

Minnesota DFL
Sept. 1, 2015
Events today

  • 9 a.m. – State Auditor Rebecca Otto will greet guests at the DFL booth at the State Fair.
  • 9:45 a.m. – Lt. Gov. Smith speaks at Military Appreciation Day at the State Fair.
  • 10 a.m. – Sen. Amy Klobuchar will sign copies of her book at the DFL booth at the Minnesota State Fair.
  • 10:45 a.m. – Lt. Gov. Smith visits the Minnesota State Council on Disabilities booth at the State Fair.
  • 11:30 a.m. – Lt. Gov. Smith will take part in a conversation with Minnesota Farmers Union President Doug Peterson and Lynn Kettleson on Linder Farm Network from the Minnesota Farmers Union booth at the State Fair.

Mark your calendar

  • Sept. 6 – Congressman Keith Ellison will host his annual Labor Day Picnic. Noon, Wabun Park, 4655 46th Ave. S, Minneapolis, Picnic Area D. Please RSVP www.keithellison.org/2015laborbbqDonations will be accepted for the Second Harvest Food Shelf.

2015 special election
Lots of choices in northern Minnesota House election, Pioneer Press
2016 election
Walker’s talk about Canadian border wall draws derision, Pioneer Press
Board to discuss lobbyist contributions to Walker campaign, Pioneer Press
Two-thirds of Iowa Republicans want a president from outside of government, The Washington Post
Donald Trump upends Republican economic message, Star Tribune
Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook on the state of the race, Star Tribune
The ‘Trump Effect’ alienating conservative Latinos, MPR
Hillary Clinton email investigation explained, MPR
Is Walker a Pawlenty rerun? West Central Tribune
4 numbers that explain this whole Donald Trump thing, The Washington Post

  • Republicans want an outsider; Democrats don’t
  • People hate congressional Republicans, including Republicans
  • Trust in government
  • They’re not purists

Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter St. Paul plans Dayton protest on Summit Ave., Pioneer Press
Photo gallery: Black Lives Matter marches on the Minnesota State Fair, MinnPost
Those numbers are really bad for the four congressional Republicans running for president — Sens. Ted Cruz (Tex.), Lindsey Graham (S.C.), Rand Paul (Ky.) and Marco Rubio (Fla.) — and perhaps, by extension, the governors, former governors and former senators in the race, all of whom are only a hop skip away in voters’ minds from the political establishment. The Washington Post
Congressional delegation
Walz says fiscal issues should take priority, Austin Daily Herald
Democratic National Committee
Four Minneapolis speeches by 2016 Democratic presidential candidates, MPR
What we learned from the Democrats’ big weekend in Minneapolis, MinnPost
Ohio Republicans vow to fight Obama on Mount McKinley’s renaming, The Hill
Where are the jobs for recent college graduates? DEED
Polluted? Clean? An interactive map of Minnesota’s lakes, Pioneer Press
Obama makes urgent appeal in Alaska for climate change action, Star Tribune

Trump’s calls for mass deportation, birthright repeal similar to removals in 1930s, Star Tribune
President Obama is reaching the magic number on the Iran deal, The Washington Post
Obama offended by Iran nuclear deal critics who attack Jews in his administration backing pact, Star Tribune
New poll shows how sharply partisan the debate on Iran has become, The Washington Post

Minnesota home health care workers push for $15 minimum wage, WCCO
As term winds down, Obama champions workers’ rights, New York  Times

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