Julie Schnell, Repeal Would be Job Killing

This post first appeared at www.mn2020.org on January 31, 2011. “… if your interest is to make health care available to more Americans, this should be a happy day for you – no matter what your ideological beliefs.” The quote above about the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (PPACA) comes not from Daily Kos

Dan McGrath, Why Didn’t We Think of This Before?

I’m not one to shower elected officials with praise.  I often find myself skeptical of their motives, questioning of their tactics and dubious if they will have the chutzpah to stand up for what they truly believe.  But yesterday I witnessed one of the more brilliant bits of political theater that I’ve ever seen and need to give

Dan McGrath, Bolder Together After the Election

After a long night that stretched into Wednesday, we are all left trying to make sense of this election. On one hand there is a national feeling of defeat.  A sense of rejection of President Obama’s policy agenda.  On the other hand, there is also a sense of hope that Mark Dayton, despite an expected