Category: Politics

Biden VP selection panel

Tuesday night, former Vice President and Democratic candidate Joe Biden shared he expects he will have a VP selection panel formed by May 1st. this panel will help vent out the potential candidates to make a narrower candidate list. Biden said this list will be made in July. Biden’s campaign has discussed about announcing his pick before the convention in […]

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Minnesota GOP convention moved to online

Minnesota GOP convention moved to online

The Minnesota state republican party is moving its convention to an online format as the stay at home order continues statewide. The convention was originally slatted to be from May 15-16 in Rochester Minnesota. Minnesota State Chair Jennifer Carhanan stated that: “Our state convention is comprised of more than 4,000 dedicated grassroots activists from around the state, and as we near […]

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Governor Tim Walz signs Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act

(Minneapolis, MN) On Tuesday the Minnesota Legislature approved the Alec Smith Insulin Affordability act, which gives diabetics emergency access to Insulin if they cannot afford it. The House passed the bill 111-22 while the Senate approved it unanimously. The Insulin Affordability Act nearly passed last spring but a compromise in the bill made it fall apart in the final hours […]

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Minnesota leaders call on governor Walz to suspend rent and mortgage payments as pandemic continues.

Minnesota leaders call on governor Walz to suspend rent and mortgage payments as pandemic continues.

The state of Minnesota remains closed as COVID-19 continues to spread, in the most recent numbers it has been shown that over 1,800 citizens have been affected as the state’s latest numbers show 87 deaths. These numbers could be considerably higher if it were not for Minnesota’s stay at home order, but as the disease continues to spread many people […]

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MN Legislature Passes Fourth COVID-19 Relief Bill

MN Legislature Passes Fourth COVID-19 Relief Bill

Latest bill set to be signed by Gov. Walz Wednesday. COVID-19 testing coverage, remote government agency meetings highlight new bill. Minnesota legislators have been working across the aisle to pass relief for constituents as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread in the state. Tuesday’s bill was passed in the House (103-31) and the Senate (64-3) with broad bipartisan support and […]

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Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally.

Bernie Sanders Ends Presidential Campaign

(Burlington, VT) “While this campaign is coming to an end, our movement is not.” That’s the message Bernie Sanders is communicating to his supporters today as he announces the end of his presidential campaign that would challenge President Donald Trump in the general election. With the decision to end Sanders’ campaign, Joe Biden is now the presumptive Democratic nominee for […]

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Minnesota to extend stay at home order

Minnesota to extend stay at home order

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced that the stay at home order will now be extended through May 4th after Minnesota reported 85 new cases today, raising the state’s total to 1,154, with a death total that has now risen to 39. Minnesota’s original stay at home order was set to end on Friday, April 10th but with the continued rapid […]

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How the COVID-19 outbreak will Change the Way You Vote

How the COVID-19 outbreak will Change the Way You Vote

The COVID-19 outbreak has not only affected the day to day lives of Americans, but it has also shaken up the Democratic primary season. Many states have postponed their primaries until June with fear it could disrupt the general election in November as well.   Capitol Hill is divided on this issue as top Democrats are pushing for alternative means to voting while Republicans raise […]

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What does the stay at home order entail in Minnesota and St. Cloud?

What does the stay at home order entail in Minnesota and St. Cloud?

Governor Tim Walz announced last week that Minnesota will be joining many other states in putting in place a stay at home order, the order will run from March 27th until at least April 10th.  This week marks the first week of the Stay At Home order in Minnesota and while many people know that it’s in place not everyone […]

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Attorney General William Barr may quit, rumors say

Attorney General William Barr may quit, rumors say

The Associated Press reports that an administrative official says Attorney General William Barr is considering quitting. It is also reported that Barr has been telling his inner circle his thoughts of leaving the position. This comes after Barr’s frustration with President Donald Trump over tweets about the Justice Department and its’ cases. President Trump ignored Barr’s warning, and Barr publicly […]

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