Reflecting on Republicans and the conservative movement The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute sponsored a discussion with some of Minnesota's prominent Republicans, to discuss the state of the party and how the current political landscape is shaping the character of conservativism.12:00 p.m.
Steve Sviggum: Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, and former Republican Speaker of the Minnesota House.
Bill Cooper: Former Minnesota Republican Party chair.
Rep. Mary Liz Holberg: Republican in Minnesota's House of Representatives.
Jeff Blodgett: Executive director, Wellstone Action.
Larry Jacobs: Director, The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the University of Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.