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  • Minnesota Democratic Senator Tina Smith and Republican Opponent Jason Lewis in Statistical Tie: Poll

    10/22/2020 10:25:24 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 14 replies
    Newsweek ^ | BY AILA SLISCO ON 10/22/20 AT 9:03 PM EDT
    Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) is in a statistical dead heat with her GOP challenger Jason Lewis less than two weeks before Election Day, according to a new poll. A SurveyUSA poll released Wednesday shows Smith leading Lewis, a former congressman whose candidacy has been endorsed by President Donald Trump, by only 1 percent. It found that 43 percent of voters favored Smith compared to 42 percent for Lewis. Another 12 percent said they were undecided, while 3 percent said they would vote for a third party candidate. Smith's lead is well within the poll's 5 percent margin of error.
  • KSTP/SurveyUSA: Smith, Lewis Senate race now a dead heat

    10/23/2020 8:08:58 AM PDT · by Conserv · 11 replies
    Democratic U.S. Senator Tina Smith is now in a dogfight to keep her Senate seat after her once double-digt lead dwindled to a one-point lead in our latest KSTP/SurveyUSA poll. Smith leads Republican challenger Jason Lewis 43% to 42%, with 12% undecided. Another three percent favor other candidates. In mid-September Smith had a 47% to 36% lead over Lewis. Earlier in October she still maintained a seven-point lead, 44% to 37%. "This Senate race could go either way and it's a bit of a surprise because Tina Smith has had a lot more resources than Jason Lewis," Carleton College political...
  • GOP challenger claims Omar has repeatedly canceled debates [ Minnesota - Republican Lacy Johnson ]

    10/23/2020 5:30:05 AM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    Alpha News ^ | October 23, 2020 | Anthony Gockowski
    The incumbents in every other congressional district have debated their opponents, with the exception of Rep. Betty McCollum. U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Republican challenger claimed that the first-term congresswoman has repeatedly backed out of forums and debates, making her one of the only incumbents who hasn’t participated in a debate. Republican Lacy Johnson called on Omar to agree to a debate before the Nov. 3 election in a statement issued this week. “Representative Omar’s entire time spent in Congress, in addition to her candidacy, has been plagued with scandal. Recently questions have been raised surrounding her campaign engaging in criminal...
  • Ocasio-Cortez, Omar Join Event With Activist Who Said ‘America Deserved 9/11’

    10/21/2020 8:08:32 PM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    National Review via Yahoo ^ | 10/21/20 | Mairead McArdle
    Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday helped host an online event aimed at encouraging young people to vote that was organized by an activist who said last year that “America deserved 9/11.” The New York Democrat congresswoman, 31, spoke at the beginning of the virtual event, which was streamed on Twitch, and announced an “amazing lineup” of gamers to play “Among Us,” a newly popular video game. Hasan Piker, a vlogger who last year came under fire for saying “America deserved 9/11,” organized the event, which featured popular Twitch streamers along with Ocasio-Cortez and fellow congresswoman Ilhan Omar, who herself has...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Judge dismisses third-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin in death of George Floyd but he will still face charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter

    10/22/2020 8:20:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 22, 2020 | Rachel Sharp
    A judge has dismissed the third-degree murder charge against white cop Derek Chauvin over the killing of black man George Floyd after he knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes as he begged for air and said 'I can't breathe'. Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill granted a motion to dismiss the charge against the former Minneapolis police officer in a ruling Thursday morning. Cahill wrote in a 107-page court ruling that prosecutors did not have probable cause for the charge because there was no evidence Chauvin's actions were 'eminently dangerous' to anyone other than Floyd.
  • Judge dismisses third-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin in death of George Floyd

    10/22/2020 8:31:48 AM PDT · by wrrock · 16 replies
    TG ^ | 10/22/2020 | Evan
    Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill dismissed Minneapolis cop’s third-degree murder charge in a 107-page decision Thursday morning. Chauvin, 44, also faces criminal charges, including more serious charges of second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
  • Amy Coney Barrett Nomination to the Supreme Court Advanced to Senate Despite Democrat's "Surreal Boycott" of Vote

    10/22/2020 8:46:10 AM PDT · by Lenora Thompson · 39 replies
    Lenora Thompson, Patriotic Writer ^ | 10/22/2020 | Lenora Thompson, Writer
    Rarely has our nation seen a judge more competent and qualified to serve on the Supreme Court than Amy Coney Barrett. During her confirmation hearing, she held me in thrall with the magnificence of her mind. Only once before has anyone inspired the thought, "Greatness walks amongst us." His name is Trey Gowdy. In Amy Coney Barrett, I feel the same awe and chills once again. With Amy's confirmation, Lady Justice will no longer peek from underneath her blindfold. No longer will there be a finger surreptitiously pushing down on one side of her Scales of Justice. When Barrett's Senate...
  • KSTP/SurveyUSA: Smith, Lewis [Minnesota] Senate race now a dead heat

    10/21/2020 5:10:53 PM PDT · by Coop · 96 replies
    KSTP ^ | 10/21/2020 | Tom Hauser
    Democratic U.S. Senator Tina Smith is now in a dogfight to keep her Senate seat after her once double-digt lead dwindled to a one-point lead in our latest KSTP/SurveyUSA poll. Smith leads Republican challenger Jason Lewis 43% to 42%, with 12% undecided. Another three percent favor other candidates...
  • These Minnesota Miners are Breaking With Tradition to Vote for Trump

    10/20/2020 7:32:35 PM PDT · by euram · 7 replies
    youtube ^ | Sept 26 2020 | Vice News
    In the country, there are different things that you care about as your top issues. We talk to miners in the Iron Range who are in unions who typically endorse democratic candidates—but not in 2020. See why they're supporting President Trump
  • Delta passenger slaps flight attendant on plane | ABC7

    10/20/2020 1:53:19 PM PDT · by vespa300 · 74 replies
    ABC Eyewitness News Los Angeles ^ | 10/20/2020 | ABC Eyewitness News
    An airline passenger slapped a Delta Air Lines flight attendant during boarding in a disturbing incident that was captured on video.
  • ‘The Democratic party left us’: how rural Minnesota is making the switch to Trump

    10/16/2020 12:51:37 PM PDT · by rintintin · 28 replies
    Guardian ^ | Oct 16 2020 | Chris McGreal in Virginia, Minnesota
    Mayors in the mining country, who once supported Democrats, say the party no longer advocates for the working class
  • Democrat Candidate Says Election Corruption in Minnesota Is Worse than Somali — Voters Expect Her to pay $200 per Vote (VIDEO)

    10/16/2020 9:19:29 AM PDT · by mplc51 · 16 replies
    GP ^ | 10/16,2020 | Jim Hoft
    Somali-American Saciido Shaie, a Democrat candidate, posted video in July accusing the state’s DFL of paying Somali Americans as much as $200 for their vote. The DFL, Democrat-Farmer-Labor Party, is the official Democrat Party organization in Minnesota.
  • Judge Rules MPD Body Cam Footage Of 2019 George Floyd Arrest Can Be Made Public

    10/16/2020 12:13:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    The judge in the George Floyd case is allowing the public to see video of a 2019 incident involving Floyd and Minneapolis police. Judge Peter Cahill said he did not think it would taint a potential jury. Attorney for fired Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane wanted the public to see the video. And the prosecution wanted to prevent it from becoming public. Three body cam videos were released that show different perspectives. All show Floyd with Minneapolis police officers on May 6, 2019. He’s a passenger in an unlicensed stop, and he fails to comply with officers initial requests. “Put...
  • Ocasio-Cortez, House progressives warn Biden on corporate hires

    10/16/2020 6:32:53 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 13 replies
    www.politico.com ^ | By ALEX THOMPSON 10/16/2020 08:30 AM EDT
    WASHINGTON — The election is still 18 days away but Democrats are already drawing battle lines over what a Biden administration ought to look like. Left-wing House members including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Katie Porter, Ayanna Pressley, Raúl Grijalva and candidate Jamaal Bowman along with 39 progressive groups signed a letter, obtained by POLITICO, arguing that no C-suite level corporate executives or corporate lobbyists ought to have Senate-confirmed positions in a Biden administration. “One of the most important lessons of the Trump administration is the need to stop putting corporate officers and lobbyists in charge of our government,” they wrote. “As...
  • (Minnesota) State Senate report correctly blames state and city leadership for the summer’s riots

    10/16/2020 8:06:37 AM PDT · by euram · 2 replies
    Center for the American Experiment ^ | Oct 14 2020 | John Phelan
    Yesterday, the Minnesota Senate’s Transportation and Public Safety Committee released its report on this summer’s riots in Minneapolis. The Star Tribune report on this was headlined: ‘Minnesota Senate GOP report blames Gov. Tim Walz, Mayor Jacob Frey for slow riot response‘. The sub-header read: ‘Democratic leaders reject findings, call document fodder for election’, which is curious, because previously both Governor Walz and Mayor Frey had said that the other was to blame.
  • Doctor Investigated For Exposing "Coaching" Coronavirus Deaths - Now Targeted As A "Danger To Public Safety"

    10/15/2020 9:20:36 AM PDT · by Libertas1776 · 4 replies
    Sons of Liberty Media ^ | 10-15-2020 | Tim Brown
    Dr. Scott Jensen, a Minnesota state senator, was investigated after he began to expose the false numbers of death due to coronavirus due to the fact that documents he was given by the Department of Health and Human Services "coached" doctors on how to write up death certificates to pad the numbers of deaths due to the alleged disease brought on by coronavirus. After being found innocent, the guilty parties continued to target him and a recent investigation has now opened up claiming that he is a danger to public safety. He joins me in this episode to tell his...
  • My Pillow’s Mike Lindell Predicts Trump Minnesota Victory, ‘First Time’ for GOP at Top of Ticket in State ‘Since 1972′

    10/15/2020 6:10:40 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/14/2020 | Hannah Bleau
    Mike Lindell, inventor and CEO of My Pillow Inc., told Breitbart News Tonight that President Donald Trump will flip Minnesota red in November — something that has not occurred in 48 years. Lindell, the Chairman of Trump’s reelection campaign in Minnesota, laid out Trump’s path to victory in the state during a Tuesday appearance on Breitbart News Tonight, explaining that the president’s accomplishments speak for themselves.
  • Exclusive: Minnesota Democratic candidate alleges outright vote buying by Minnesota Democrats: 'worse than Somalia'

    10/15/2020 5:45:21 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 8 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Oct 15 2020 | David Steinberg
    KEY QUOTE:"This year, local political activist and Democratic Party member Saciido Shaie ran for the Minneapolis City Council seat in Ward 6. She has a long political resume. Shaie has been appointed to several state boards by Minnesota's governor and has also served as the Minneapolis DFL (Democratic Party) fundraising director. On July 6, Saciido Shaie released a 15-minute video of herself speaking in Somali. She announced that she was not suspending her campaign — but she would no longer be campaigning door-to-door. She spoke about how upset she was by how many voters she encountered who expected her to...
  • Two Coronavirus Cases Linked to Biden Campaign Events in Minnesota

    10/13/2020 8:37:45 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 35 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 10/13/2020 | Alex Nester
    wo confirmed cases of coronavirus were traced to campaign events for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Minnesota. Though the former vice president gives speeches in crowdless rooms and hosts socially distanced events, one Minnesotan contracted the virus at a Biden event in Duluth on Sept. 18, according to state health officials. Another who was diagnosed with the virus said they attended a Biden campaign event outside of Minneapolis on Sept. 22. Despite having two coronavirus cases linked to his own events, Biden—whose campaign stopped hosting rallies in June to slow the spread of the coronavirus—kicked off a week of...
  • Former NYPD Commissioner: Democrats Gave Their Cities to Domestic Terrorists

    10/12/2020 7:38:16 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Oct 2020 | ROBERT KRAYCHIK
    Democrat mayors and city councils have surrendered America’s largest cities to “domestic terrorists,” said Howard Safir, former New York City police commissioner and fire commissioner, offering his remarks on Monday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. Safir said, “It’s the Democratic cities who have basically ceded their cities to what got called ‘peaceful protesters’ but are really people who are vandals and looters, and in some cases, not only assault people but are murderers.” Safir added, “You look at Seattle, you look at Minneapolis, you look at Chicago, and places like that where basically they have...