Posted at 8:40 AM on January 3, 2008
by Tom Scheck
Filed under: Daily Digest
Former VP Walter Mondale tells KARE-11 that the Iowa caucuses need some changes. Happy early birthday wishes to the former VP who shares a bday with yours truly.
Fred Thompson thinks some changes need to be made as well. Politico is reporting that the former Tennessee Senator may drop his bid in the next few days and back John McCain.
Gov. Pawlenty will speak at a caucus in Mason City tonight. He'll be urging caucus goers to vote for Arizona Senator John McCain. Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is in Des Moines doing GOTV efforts on behalf of Illinois Senator Barack Obama. Former U.S. Senate Mark Dayton is in Decorah volunteering on behalf of New York Senator Hillary Clinton.
Kessler gives folks an idea of what actually happens at the caucuses.
The Pi Press gets some excerpts from Jesse Ventura's latest book.
Minnesota 2020 wants a ten cent a gallon gas tax increase to pay for roads.
The Metrodome Next (is that what they're calling it?) tour is headed to Moorhead.
GOP Sen. Norm Coleman wants energy efficiency funding for small businesses.
MDE points out that Norm Coleman's approval rating is at 53% in a Survey USA poll.
Democrat Steve Sarvi, who is running against GOP Rep. John Kline in Minnesota;s 2nd Congressional District, stopped by the Capitol press room to say hi.
The Clinton campaign says expect a Bill or Hillary visit to Minnesota.
Here's a list of who Bemidji area lawmakers support for U.S. Senate and president..
Protesters are protesting that they haven't received a protest permit for the RNC.