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I think we learned something very important in last night's debate. We learned how truly fragile our Democracy really is.
Aside from the usual banter in the debate, the fundamental principle of democratic elections was trampled on last night. We believe in the majority rule principle. We debate and argue about the issues, but we never, ever question the outcome of an election. We accept it. We acknowledge it as the end result.
Trump said the unthinkable last night. He questioned the election outcome - well before the tally is even begun. He is . . .
The Minnesota Congressional races have settled into some patterns of late. The 7th District has been quiet and Collin Peterson looks safe. The same can be said for Tim Walz in the 1st. Ellison in the 5th and McCollum in the 4th have been coasting in Democratic strongholds. And Emmer seems to be safe in the 6th.
The 2nd, the 3rd, and the 8th have all the action this time around.
In a recent poll in the Second Congressional District, Democrat Angie Craig is holding a 5 point lead over Jason Lewis. While . . .
Almanac had the 2nd District Congressional candidates on the couch last night for a "conversation". I doubt it was any kind of game changer but it had some interesting moments.
Lewis was attacking Craig on the ACA while deflecting any criticism about his past controversial statements.
At one point, they played the Congressional House Republican sponsored ad that attacked Angie Craig about Obamacare. This is a pretty convoluted ad and let me explain why. In that commercial they site the lobbying figure of St. Jude to kill the medical device tax - as . . .