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  • Somali Immigrants Charged With Illegal Double Voting in Minn

    08/28/2013 8:57:36 AM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    Faribault Daily News ^ | August 28, 2013 | Christian Adams
    Farhiya Abdi Dool, 38, and Amina A Hassan, 31, each face one felony charge of unlawful voting for voting once by absentee ballot and once at a polling place during the 2012 general election ... Double voting in a federal election is a federal crime. So far, the U.S. Justice Department has been slack in enforcing this federal law which protects federal (as opposed to state) interests. Meloweese Richardson in Ohio still has not been charged with double voting. Neither has Wendy Rosen in Maryland. There are more. Why isn't Eric Holder's Justice Department enforcing federal laws against double voting?
  • Maryland, Maine back gay marriage in breakthrough votes

    11/07/2012 7:23:16 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 41 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 6, 2012 | Cheryl Wetzstein
    Gay marriage advocates cheered victories in voter initiatives in Maryland and Maine on Tuesday night and seemed poised to win in two other states. The votes were first setbacks at the ballot box for opponents of same-sex marriage after more than 30 victories. With 93 percent of the vote counted in Maryland, Ballot Question 6, which legalizes gay marriage in the state, was leading by 52 percent to 48 percent, and supporters were already claiming victory in the heated and expensive battle. “Today the marriage equality map expands to Maryland, giving thousands more loving couples the opportunity to make lifelong...
  • KSTP/SurveyUSA Poll Results: Minn. Amendments; Presidential Race

    11/04/2012 9:14:13 PM PST · by MplsSteve · 22 replies
    KSTP-TV (ABC Affiliate in Minneapolis-St Paul) ^ | 11/04/12 | Scott Theisen - Staff Reporter
    A constitutional amendment that would define marriage in Minnesota as between 1 man and 1 woman remains today as it was 2 weeks ago, nose-to-nose, too-close-to-call, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for KSTP-TV in the Twin Cities. 48% of Minnesota likely voters today vote Yes on the marriage amendment, 47% vote No, within the survey's possible sources of error. Compared to an identical SurveyUSA poll 2 weeks ago, Yes is up 1 point, No is up 1 point. Yes had led by 1, Yes still leads by 1. Any outcome is possible. In an election in Minnesota today for...
  • New Minnesota Poll: Romney 46%, 0bama 45%

    11/03/2012 5:02:48 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 141 replies
    New Minnesota Poll: Romney 46%, 0bama 45% NMB Research conducted a statewide survey of 500 likely voters in Minnesota from October 30-31, 2012. Twenty percent (20%) of the interviews were conducted with cell phone respondents. The margin of error for the survey is plus or minus 4.38 percent in 95 out of 100 cases.
  • Romney, GOP suddenly plunging onto Democratic turf

    10/30/2012 4:54:51 PM PDT · by LittleSpotBlog · 11 replies
    AP ^ | 10/30/12 | THOMAS BEAUMONT and BRIAN BAKST
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mitt Romney is suddenly plunging into traditionally Democratic-leaning Minnesota and Pennsylvania, and his GOP allies are trying to put Michigan into play. It's forcing President Barack Obama to defend his own turf - he's pouring money into television ads in the states and dispatching top backers - in the campaign's final week.
  • Why a Good Person Can Vote Against Same-Sex Marriage (Long article)

    10/30/2012 7:35:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies ^ | October 30, 2012 | Dennis Prager
    Next week voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington will vote on whether to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples. Given that there are good people on both sides of this issue, how are we to explain their opposing views? The primary explanation is this: Proponents and opponents ask two different questions. Proponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is keeping the definition of marriage as man-woman fair to gays? Opponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is same-sex marriage good for society? Few on either side honestly address the question of the other side. Opponents of same-sex marriage rarely acknowledge how unfair the age-old...
  • Dominique Ludvigson: Marriage debate: Reason to worry about free speech and religious freedom

    10/30/2012 4:03:12 AM PDT · by rhema · 48 replies
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | 10/29/12 | Dominique Ludvigson
    Proponents of same-sex marriage have attempted to reassure citizens that changing the meaning of marriage won't restrict the free-speech rights and religious freedom of those who oppose doing so. However, that's not the message sent by Gallaudet University's suspension of a top administrator simply for signing a petition to put the contentious social question directly to the people of Maryland, one of four states where marriage is on the ballot in November. The persecution of Angela McCaskill is just the latest telling indicator of the hostile climate surrounding those perceived as resisting efforts to redefine marriage. McCaskill, Gallaudet's chief diversity...
  • ABC News Moves Pennsylvania, Minnesota from ‘Safe’ to ‘Lean’ Obama

    10/29/2012 7:13:23 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 65 replies
    ABC News ^ | 29 Oct 2012 | Amy Walter
    With one week to go, states that were once considered Obama strongholds now look less solid. Republican groups are putting resources into Minnesota and Pennsylvania. Team Obama brushes off these incursions as wishful thinking by Republicans, but noticeably they are putting money and muscle into both states. Minnesota has been added to Bill Clinton’s schedule. And, Obama campaign officials admitted that they will once again start running ads in Pennsylvania. See all of ABC’s race ratings and make your own electoral map. So, what is happening in Minnesota? Demographics. As our ABC/Washington Post poll has shown, Romney has a substantial...
  • Minnesota Poll: 0bama 47%, Romney 44%

    10/28/2012 4:16:30 AM PDT · by Arthurio · 39 replies
    As the presidential race tightens across the country, a new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll has found that it is narrowing here as well, with President Obama holding a 3-point lead and Republican Mitt Romney making gains in the state. The poll shows Obama with support from 47 percent of likely voters and Romney earning backing from 44 percent -- a lead within the poll's margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. Last month, Obama had an 8-percentage point advantage in the Minnesota Poll. Romney has apparently cut into the Democrat's advantage among women since then and picked...
  • Per Twitter, Romney-Ryan considering campaign stop in Minnesota

    10/28/2012 2:40:56 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 36 replies
    Tom Hauser @5hauser DEVELOPING: Senior Romney national campaign official tells MN GOP a visit to MN by Romney and/or Ryan for campaign rallies being considered.— Tom Hauser (@5hauser) October 28, 2012
  • Firewall Collapse: Obama Up Only 3 in Minnesota, Below 50%

    10/28/2012 1:48:06 PM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/28/12 | Mike Flynn
    The last time Minnesota cast its electoral votes for a Republican running for President was 1972. Even Ronald Reagan failed to win the state in both back-to-back landslide elections. It has elected Republicans to the occasional state-wide office, but for President, it is a deep indigo blue. Except, perhaps, this year. A new poll released this morning by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune finds the race essentially tied. Obama holds a slim 3-point lead but, at 47% support, is below the critical 50% threshold.  To be fair, Minnesota wasn't really part of Obama's firewall for his reelection hopes. It was more of...
  • Per Twitter New Poll in Mn Star-Tribune out will have Romney within MoE

    10/27/2012 6:39:50 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 31 replies
    Still think @barackobama's MSP ad buy is just for WI?Poll out tomorrow has MN within the margin: #gameon— Ryan Mahoney (@rcmahoney) October 28, 2012
  • Breaking: Obama campaign is going up with TV ads in...Minnesota.

    10/26/2012 10:41:35 AM PDT · by cdchik123 · 30 replies
    twitter ^ | 10-26-12
    Breaking: Obama campaign is going up with TV ads in...Minnesota. Scott Conroy ‏@RealClearScott Obama camp says MN ads are targeted to WI (Minneapolis market covers 7 WI counties) but buy comes after Romney camp went up in MN. Garrett Haake ‏@GarrettNBCNews Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom says he believes race in MN is tied, which is why they're going up with ads in Minneapolis.
  • Election 2012: Minnesota: Obama 51%, Romney 46%

    10/23/2012 9:23:23 AM PDT · by sunmars · 85 replies
    President Obama earns just over 50% of the vote in Minnesota. A new telephone survey of Likely Minnesota Voters finds Barack Obama with 51% support to 46% for Mitt Romney. One percent (1%) prefers some other candidate, while another one percent (1%) is undecided.
  • Election Night Surprise: Why Minnesota Will Turn Red on November 6

    10/21/2012 6:26:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Battleground Watch ^ | October 19, 2012 | Keith Backer
    Minnesota has crept into the news cycle recently with senior campaign surrogates stumping in the state and campaign dollars flowing to a state once thought out of reach for Republicans this cycle. I received a lot of push-back over my conclusion regarding Minnesota’s competitiveness based on Rochester, Minnesota being a top 10 ad market this week. Upon closer inspection, however, the evidence keeps piling up that the Land of 10,000 Lakes should be on everyone’s radar for an election night surprise. The latest is a poll released yesterday from SurveyUSA gives President Obama a 10-point lead over Mitt Romney, 50...
  • Marriage Amendment: Vote yes

    10/21/2012 3:12:08 PM PDT · by rhema · 15 replies
    Mpls Star Tribune ^ | 10/21/12 | Autumn Leva
    "Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future." -- JOHN F. KENNEDY There are countless wonderful programs and organizations dedicated to making sure that kids are safe, involved in school and off drugs, out of poverty, eating healthier, not engaging in self-destructive behavior, and achieving their dreams. I remember practicing "stop, drop and roll" in first grade, completing "Dare to Keep Kids Off Drugs" in fifth grade, and having teachers and counselors guide me through the right classes and activities to set me on a successful path to college. As a former teacher, I...
  • Can Romney Win Minnesota ?

    10/19/2012 2:51:53 PM PDT · by kingattax · 30 replies
    10-19-12 | kingattax
    Some polls are showing Romney with a strong surge and within striking distance of winning Minnesota and some pundits are saying that will happen. There is clear evidence of strong support and this big sign in a front yard in Stillwater, Minnesota shows that.
  • Minnesota coming into play? (O47 R43)

    10/13/2012 5:01:53 PM PDT · by NoobRep · 72 replies
    Key Findings: 1. The Romney-Ryan team is right in the thick of things in Minnesota. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan trail Barack Obama and Joe Biden by just four points – 43% Romney/Ryan to 47% Obama/Biden in the Presidential race in Minnesota. While Minnesota is a Democratic state, the Romney/Ryan ticket’s 45%-32% lead over Obama/Biden among Independents makes the state competitive. Romney/Ryan lead 45%-42% among men, but trail 42%-52% among women. 2. While Obama’s image is decent overall, he has real problems with Independents. Romney’s image is 45% favorable/44% unfavorable, which is a little weaker than Obama’s 50% favorable/44% unfavorable...
  • Jill Biden to campaign in Minnesota (Huh?)

    10/13/2012 5:56:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Minnesota Public Radio ^ | October 13, 2012 | Tom Scheck
    Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will campaign in Minnesota next week. Events aren't finalized but a Democratic official says Biden will campaign in Minneapolis and Duluth on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20. This will be Jill Biden's second campaign stop in Minnesota since Labor Day. The announcement comes on the same day that Paul Ryan, the Republican nominee for Vice President, is scheduled to hold a private fundraiser in Minneapolis. Guests are being asked to give at least $1,000 to attend the event. Couples who give $25,000 can attend a private dinner with Ryan. Ryan has...
  • Poll: Obama ahead in Minnesota; Klobuchar way ahead (D+9 Sample)

    10/09/2012 1:16:46 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | October 9, 2012 | by: Rachel E. Stassen-Berger
    A new poll of Minnesota voters shows Democratic President Obama with a ten percentage point advantage over Republican Mitt Romney and Democratic Senate incumbent Amy Klobuchar with a 26 percentage point advantage over Republican Kurt Bills. The poll of Minnesota voters actually showed the president support narrowly increased from 51 percent to Romney's 44 percent in September to 53 percent to Romney's 43 percent in the recent polling. The PPP poll of Minnesota was done on Saturday and Sunday, perhaps mitigating the Obama dip of immediately after the Wednesday debate. The pollster, which works with Democrats but releases public polls...
  • Minnesota Poll: State voters favor Obama [Up by only 8?]

    09/24/2012 3:33:27 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Minnesota Star Tribune ^ | 9/24/12 | RACHEL E. STASSEN-BERGER
    President Obama has established a substantial lead against Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Minnesota but remains under the critical 50 percent mark and trails Romney among independent voters... The poll shows Obama drawing 48 percent of likely voters to Romney's 40 percent. Part of Obama's advantage comes from a yawning gender gap in his favor. Romney has a slight edge among men, but the president leads among women voters by more than 20 percentage points.... Janet Schneider, a St. Paul Democrat, is one of those worried about jobs and health care. She's 69 and is looking for a part-time job...
  • Minnesota Poll: Marriage (Amendment) vote splits state in two

    09/23/2012 7:52:20 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 9 replies
    The increasingly costly and bitter fight over a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage is a statistical dead heat, according to a new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll. Six weeks before Election Day, slightly more Minnesotans favor the amendment than oppose it, but that support also falls just short of the 50 percent needed to pass the measure. Among likely voters, 49 percent would approve constitutional language that defines marriage as only the union of a man and woman. Another 47 percent oppose the measure, while 4 percent are undecided. Minnesota law requires any change to the Constitution to capture a...
  • (Jesse) Ventura speaks out against Minnesota gay marriage amendment

    09/17/2012 6:26:20 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 28 replies
    Duluth (Mn) News-Tribune ^ | 9/17/12 | MplsSteve
    Former Gov. Jesse Ventura is speaking out against a gay marriage ban on the Minnesota ballot. The former Independence Party governor and longtime gay rights supporter appears in a video posted online Friday by Minnesotans United for All Families, the main group working to defeat the proposed constitutional amendment. Voters will decide in November whether to add the ban to the state's constitution. In the video, Ventura says, “Love is by far bigger than government can ever be.”
  • House may move to expel Democrat Gauthier [Rest-Stop Child Molester]

    08/24/2012 11:19:05 AM PDT · by jmstein7 · 14 replies
    MPR News ^ | 8/24/12 | Tom Scheck
    There are serious discussions underway among Republican legislators to take up a motion to expel Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth during today's special session. GOP House Majority Leader Matt Dean said removing Gauthier is "a possibility" when asked about discussions to expel the first-term member. Dean said any member can make a motion when the Legislature convenes for the Special Session at 2 p.m. The House would need 90 votes to take up the resolution, meaning a block of DFLers would have to agree that Gauthier's conduct was severe enough that he needs to be removed from office. It would also...
  • Marriage fight divides state's Catholics (Minnesota)

    08/19/2012 3:21:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 41 replies
    Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | August 18, 2012 | ROSE FRENCH
    ***Those who oppose the proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage are organizing, putting them at odds with bishops.*** [BIG SNIP] ......Groups of lay Catholics and former priests have spoken out against the bishops' campaign. Some parents and students also have criticized the church's move to talk about marriage in [archdiocesan] high schools. Active Catholics have met in Protestant churches to talk about how to defeat the amendment. Catholics and other faith groups have held meetings in their homes, like the one at Burg's house, where representatives for the anti-amendment Minnesotans United for All Families encourage them to hold conversations...
  • Anti-gay marriage protester (accidentally) sets fire to General Mills’ lawn

    08/06/2012 8:23:12 PM PDT · by scottjewell · 14 replies
    News National Post ^ | Aug 6 2012 | Josh Visser
    Anti-gay marriage protester (accidentally) sets fire to General Mills’ lawn with bowl of flaming Cheerios A protester angry about food giant Generals Mills’ taking a stand against a proposed state constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage accidentally set fire to the lawn at the company’s headquarters after torching a bowl of Cheerios. “One in every eight boxes of cereal in this country is Cheerios,” the man says in a video posted to YouTube. “This is really the treat for . . . homosexuals,” he adds, box of Cheerios in one hand, and a hand torch in the other. The protest...
  • Democrat States Moving to Romney (NH, WI, MN and MI)

    08/06/2012 6:18:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Newsmax ^ | August 6, 2012 | Ronald Kessler
    States that traditionally have been considered Democrat strongholds are now moving toward Mitt Romney, Bay Buchanan, a senior adviser to Romney, tells Newsmax. “When we came into this general election, it was assumed that the battleground states would be the same ones that they were in the past,” says Buchanan, who was treasurer of the U.S. under President Reagan. “Well what’s happened is a lot of the Democratic states are now looking like Mitt Romney could win them. They are now swing states.” That means that Democrats have to focus on an additional five states: New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and...
  • Kids’ church lemonade stand raises money for same-sex ‘marriage’

    07/30/2012 6:30:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 36 replies
    life news ^ | 7.30.2012 | Ben Johnson
    MINNEAPOLIS, July 30, 2012, ( – Nothing so calls to mind the spirit of innocence than a child’s summertime lemonade stand. However, at one church in Minneapolis, young Sunday school children donated the proceeds of their childhood business venture to a group dedicated to redefining marriage in the November election. On July 15, children in grades 1-5 at First Universalist Church of Minneapolis charged a quarter a glass during their church-sponsored fundraiser to support same-sex “marriage.” The church dubbed the event, which took place in the church social hall, “Lemonade Stand-ing on the Side of Love,” to match the title...
  • Pawlenty calls officials' thumbs down on Chick-Fil-A 'chilling, jaw-dropping'

    07/29/2012 5:51:03 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 54 replies
    msnbc ^ | July 28, 2012 | Carrie Dann
    CARY, NC -- Fresh from lunch at Chick-Fil-A, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty said that officials' public objections to the Christian-owned fast food chain are "chilling." "Now you have the police power of government intimidating and threatening people, being used to intimidate and threaten people, based on their free speech rights and their religious views," Pawlenty said Saturday of city officials' objections to president Dan Cathy's public disavowal of gay marriage. "I mean it’s chilling. I mean it’s stunning, it is jaw-dropping. And so I think strong people who see this need to stand up and say no we don’t...
  • New poll shows large margin in favor of marriage amendment

    07/23/2012 7:46:05 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 25 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 7-23-12 | Andy Greder
    A new poll of likely Minnesota voters showed a 15 percent lead in favor of the constitutional amendment defining marriage as one man and one woman, according to a SurveyUSA and KSTP-TV poll released Sunday, July 22. The poll by SurveyUSA, a public polling firm that partners with local TV stations, had 52 percent of voters saying they would vote for the ammendment to 37 percent against it. Six percent were unsure; 5 percent would not vote. A previous SurveyUSA poll in February showed 47 percent would vote for the amendment to 39 percent against it. Other recent polls display...
  • State Senate District 33 in Minnesota - A Clear Choice

    07/21/2012 11:13:19 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 1 replies ^ | 7/21/12 | MplsSteve
    This thread is directed primarily at Minnesota Freepers - but obviously your support (at any level) is encouraged. This is a GOP primary taking place in state Senate District 33 in Minnesota. Geographically, it includes a number of the western and northwestern suburbs of Minneapolis. This is a good GOP district. The incumbent state senator is retiring. David Osmek, a member of the Mound City Council won the GOP endorsement with 81% of the vote - but he's being challenged by state rep Connie Doepke. As I'll point out to you, Doepke's record is decidedly a un-conservative one. Click on...
  • Minnesota Vikings Punter stands up for marriage equality

    06/28/2012 7:06:38 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 13 replies
    NFL News ^ | June 28 2012 | Brian McIntyre
    Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has never been afraid to speak his mind. . . Kluwe's preferred avenue for speaking against injustices has been on Twitter, where he'd post white board drawings and messages to get his point across. The 30-year-old punter now is taking a more direct approach, standing up for marriage equality in Minnesota, which has a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages on the ballot this November. "Someone (from Minnesotans for Equality) contacted me on Twitter and asked if I’d be interested," Kluwe recently told "I said yes. I’ve always believed that people are inherently the...
  • General Mills Comes Out Against Minnesota Marriage Amendment, Cites ‘Inclusion’

    06/19/2012 5:54:31 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 42 replies
    AFTAH ^ | June 18 2012 | Peter LeBarbara
    Remember when Big Business was conservative and was protested by hippies and leftists? Well now, socially speaking, corporate titans are siding with the Left against historic Judeo-Christian values – and God-fearing Christians and Jews are chiding the soulless, capitalist sellouts. The latest Behemoth to kick the Creator to the curb is General Mills — seemingly right up there with apple pie and motherhood as a symbol of American wholesomeness, but no more. General Mills is maker of these iconic breakfast cereals: Cheerios Chex Cinnamon Toast Crunch Fiber One Kix Lucky Charms Monsters Total Trix Wheaties In bowing to the revolutionary,...
  • Ron Paul Scoops Up 83% of Available Delegates in Minnesota

    05/23/2012 7:04:02 PM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | Updated 23 May 2012 | NY Times Election Coverage
    Don't look now, but Ron Paul has just secured 30 of 36 delegates in Minnesota. Although he won only four counties and finished 18% behind Rick Santorum, the February 7 caucus winner, superior organization has enabled him to stuff the delegate rolls with committed Paulistas.This follows his February 4 narrow caucus loss in Maine, where Paul's delegates still managed to secure 21 of 22 committed delegates.
  • Republicans, League of Women Voters go at it over Voter ID (MN)

    02/17/2012 7:22:40 AM PST · by Parmenio · 14 replies
    MinnPost ^ | February 16, 2012 | Cindy Brucato
    The author of a proposed constitutional amendment to require a photo ID when voting is offering an olive branch to the bill’s most vocal opponent. “When this passes… I would expect the League of Women Voters to work with us,” said state Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer, Republican from Big Lake. The League is not accepting. “If it passes the Legislature, we will continue to educate voters. If it passes [in November], we will have to take a look at both options -- try to make it work or go to court,” says Laura Wang, executive director of the League of Women...
  • Santorum declared winner in Missouri, Minnesota

    02/07/2012 8:12:03 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 146 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 02/07/2012 | By Philip Rucker and Nia-Malika Henderson
    DENVER — Rick Santorum had a breakthrough night on Tuesday by winning the Missouri primary and the Minnesota caucuses, breathing life into his struggling campaign and slowing Mitt Romney’s march to the Republican presidential nomination. Early returns had Santorum running two-to-one over Romney in Missouri, and the Associated Press projected he would win the state’s “beauty contest” primary, which awards no delegates but provides fresh momentum to the former Pennsylvania senator’s campaign. Romney was hoping to extend his winning streak as he tried to strengthen his claim to the mantle of the presumptive nominee, but he was bracing for a...
  • LIVE THREAD: Results in CO., MN., MO.

    02/07/2012 5:08:04 PM PST · by Anti-Hillary · 999 replies · 2+ views
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  • Santorum: ‘We’re Going To Win This Race’

    01/31/2012 6:45:53 PM PST · by writer33 · 120 replies
    CBS News/DC ^ | 01/31/2012 | Staff
    LUVERNE, Minn. (AP) — As political watchers fixated on Florida, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum delivered a message to Minnesotans: The race is still on, no matter the outcome of Tuesday’s primary. Santorum, speaking Monday to a crowd of about 300 people at the Palace Theatre in the southwest town of Luverne, seemed determined to regain the Midwest momentum he’d enjoyed in Iowa — even on the eve of Florida’s primary, in which the senator hasn’t polled well. “I believe we’re going to be in it until the end, and I believe we’re going to win this race,” Santorum told...