StarTribune.com reports on the Voices of Conservative Women based on Maple Grove, led by president and co-founderJennifer DeJournett of Maple Grove.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Former Senate spokesperson Michael Brodkrob reportedly claims the measure was put on the November ballot to draw conservatives to the polls.
Editor's note: The article was updated 4:15 p.m. Oct. 17 to reflect information added from a story by WCCO. Former Republican spokesperson Michael Brodkorb “claims Republicans put the marriage amendment on the ballot to get conservatives to the polls in November,” according to a report on Minnesota Public Radio. Brodkorb was reportedly fired last year after a relationship with Amy Koch, who was the Senate majority leader, became public. Senator Warren Limmer (R-Maple Grove) responded to the claim, according to various media reports. "Being the chief author of the amendment, I was a central figure to every discussion in our caucus and I don't remember any discussion regarding a motive to turn out people to the polls," Limmer said, as …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Republican Kurt Bills faces off against incumbent DFL Senator Amy Klobuchar.
Name: Kurt Bills Age: 42 Place of residence : Rosemount, MN Attended college : Yes College : Winona State University Degree : B.S. in secondary social studies education, B.A. in US history Year of graduation : 1994 College : Winona State University Degree : M.A. in education Year of graduation : 2000 Job titles held : Economics teacher Employers : Rosemount High School Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: Federal office Running for position: United State Senator Chamber/district: State of Minnesota Incumbent: No Previous elective offices : Minnesota House of Representatives in 2010; Rosemount City Council in 2008 Website : http://kurtbills.com/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/KurtBills Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/kurtbills …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
The presidential candidate spoke at the Minnesota Senate District 32 Republican caucus at Maple Grove Junior High Feb. 7, promoting his platform of less government and telling voters here that now was their chance to take their country back.
(Update: 9 p.m. Feb. 7) - Republican presidential hopeful Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) stumped for nearly 15 minutes to a packed auditorium at the Senate District 32 Minnesota Republican Presidential Caucus at Maple Grove Junior High School tonight, urging Republican voters to consider his platform of less government, lower taxes and a stronger protection of civil liberties. More than 1,000 Republican voters packed into the junior high school auditorium to hear Paul speak before dispersing to school classrooms to vote in their precincts for the caucus poll. Paul was the last to speak before the caucus broke into precincts to vote. Paul followed representatives for Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney. Paul took to the stage at 7:…