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Common Cause Speaks Out Against Corporate and Union Political Contributions

At a press conference July 27, 2010, the nonprofit, nonpartisan citizens’ lobbying group Common Cause called on corporations and unions in the state of Minnesota to pledge not to make political campaign contributions. Since the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission 2010 ruling was handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court, the portion of the … Continue reading

Pat Anderson, the Candidate for MN State Auditor Who Counts Every Penny – or Does She?

Pat [Awada] Anderson, an organizer of tea party events in Minnesota,was a 2010 gubernatorial candidate until former Sen. Norm Coleman became “a factor” in the race. (Coleman never said he was running for governor, but did spend a few weeks hinting to the press that he might.) On January 12, 2010, Pat Anderson quit the … Continue reading