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MAIN STREET CAMPAIGNING –
This week our campaign continued to work behind the scenes to organize in each of the First District’s 21 counties. We are excited about the approaching Precinct Caucus on Tuesday, March 1st. For more background information about the upcoming caucus please see: http://mngop.com/precinct-caucuses/
By Justin R. Lessman, Jackson County Pilot - Though congressional challenger Jim Hagedorn won Jackson County in his 2014 race against U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, he came up short against the incumbent in six of the county’s 20 townships.
2016 Crystal Ball House ratings MN-CD1 RACE HITS NATIONAL RADAR – Great news! Respected national political analyst Larry Sabato now rates Minnesota’s First District as one of only 21 congressional seats held by Democrats as potentially vulnerable to GOP takeover in 2016. (See Dr. Sabato’s Crystal Ball chart, above, or...
MAIN STREET CAMPAIGNING – This past week I made visits across southern Minnesota and attended the First District Republicans executive meeting in Albert Lea, visited with Republican activists from Fillmore, Mower, Houston and Winona counties in Preston and traveled “I-90 West” for numerous “in studio” interviews with media outlets in...
Click "Read More" to listen to Jim's interview with Justine Wettschreck, News Director of KWOA Radio in Worthington.