Press Releases

A PATH FORWARD ON HEALTH CARE LEGISLATION

March 31, 2017 | HAGEDORN COMMENTARY

A PATH FORWARD ON HEALTH CARE LEGISLATION

By Jim Hagedorn

President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders must regroup and restart the process of repealing and replacing Obamacare. Moving forward, I encourage Speaker Paul Ryan and the U.S. House to take the following three legislative steps.

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HAGEDORN STATEMENT ON WALZ RUN FOR GOVERNOR

March 27, 2017 | Press Release

HAGEDORN STATEMENT ON WALZ RUN FOR GOVERNOR

Blue Earth, MN – First District Republican congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn, who surged to within 2,547 votes (50.3%-49.6%) of defeating incumbent Rep. Tim Walz in the 2016 election, issued the following statement concerning Rep. Walz’s intention to run for governor of Minnesota:

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WALZ DEFENDS OBAMACARE TO THE BITTER END

March 20, 2017 | Press Release

WALZ DEFENDS OBAMACARE TO THE BITTER END
- Hagedorn supports ACA repeal & replacement with free-market reforms -

Blue Earth, MN – Today, Democrat Rep. Tim Walz confirmed he will vote against Republican legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare. In response, First District Republican congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn issued the following statement:

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WALZ VOTES AGAINST MAJOR VA REFORM LEGISLATION

March 17, 2017 | Press Release

WALZ VOTES AGAINST MAJOR VA REFORM LEGISLATION
- Hagedorn strongly supports VA accountability, H.R. 1259 -

Blue Earth, MN – Democrat Congressman Tim Walz voted against H.R. 1259, the “VA Accountability First Act of 2017,” on March 16th. The bill passed the House by a wide margin, 237-to-178. See roll call vote: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll168.xml

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WALZ MAINTAINS ANTI-RURAL LIBERAL POSITIONS DURING WORTHINGTON TOWN HALL MEETING

March 4, 2017 | Press Release

WALZ MAINTAINS ANTI-RURAL LIBERAL POSITIONS DURING WORTHINGTON TOWN HALL MEETING

Blue Earth, MN – Jim Hagedorn, Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s First District, issued the following statement concerning the Worthington, Minnesota, Town Hall meeting conducted by Congressman Tim Walz this afternoon.

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HAGEDORN – WALZ STILL DIFFER ON KEY ISSUES

February 23, 2017 | Press Release

HAGEDORN – WALZ STILL DIFFER ON KEY ISSUES

Blue Earth, MN – Jim Hagedorn, Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s First District, issued the following statement following the Town Hall meeting conducted by Congressman Tim Walz in Rochester, Minnesota, this evening.

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NATIONAL REPUBLICANS TARGET TIM WALZ, MN-CD1

February 8, 2017 | Press Release

NATIONAL REPUBLICANS TARGET TIM WALZ, MN-CD1

Blue Earth, MN – The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has released a list of 36 U.S. House districts targeted for takeover in the 2018 election cycle. Included on the NRCC’s list is the Minnesota First District seat currently held by incumbent Democrat Tim Walz. (See attached NRCC press release.)

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HAGEDORN ANNOUNCES DISTRICT-WIDE CARAVAN

Jim's Caravan

November 4, 2016 | Press Release

HAGEDORN ANNOUNCES DISTRICT-WIDE CARAVAN

- Jim Hagedorn to campaign in all 21 First District Counties, Nov. 4 – 7th -
 

BLUE EARTH — Jim Hagedorn, the Republican candidate for congress in Minnesota’s First District, announced he will campaign in all 21 of the district’s counties, November 4th – 7th.

“I love retail campaigning and visiting with the people of Minnesota’s First District,” said Hagedorn. “During this campaign I’ve shaken hands with roughly 150,000 residents, walked over 75 parades, attended all 21 county fairs, made hundreds of Main Street campaign stops and our team has distributed literature at over 40,000 homes,” he said.

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JIM HAGEDORN RELEASES DEBATE PROPOSAL

September 22, 2016 | Press Release

JIM HAGEDORN RELEASES DEBATE PROPOSAL
- Encourages Walz to Accept Debates Across the Entire First District -

BLUE EARTH — Jim Hagedorn, the Republican candidate for congress in Minnesota’s First District, today proposed a series of nine debates and forums with incumbent Democrat Congressman Tim Walz prior to the November 8 election. The proposal includes both radio and TV options in multiple locations throughout all regions of the First District.

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HAGEDORN CALLS FOR A REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT TIME-OUT AND REFUGEE SAFE ZONES TO PROTECT AMERICA

September 18, 2016 | Press Release

HAGEDORN CALLS FOR A REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT TIME-OUT AND REFUGEE SAFE ZONES TO PROTECT AMERICA

Blue Earth, MN – Republican congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn says Saturday’s attack at a St. Cloud shopping mall by a purported ISIS foot soldier validates his long-standing policy of retooling immigration laws and implementing a refugee resettlement program time-out.

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