In the Know: November 13, 2017

2018 Election
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman launches gubernatorial bid, Pioneer Press
Transgender candidate announces U.S. Senate campaign in Minn., seeking Green Party endorsement, West Central Tribune

Election Results
How Melvin Carter ran away with the St. Paul mayoral race, Pioneer Press
New Minneapolis leaders pledge work on affordable housing, public safety and police reform, Star Tribune

GOP
Gazelka reacts to Schoen sexual harassment allegations, Bemidji Pioneer
GOP tax plan adds up to big savings for Minnesota corporations, Star Tribune
Under GOP plan graduate students could pay more in taxes, FOX 9

Governor Mark Dayton
Minnesota Legislature: Sexual harassment claims prompt call for task force, Pioneer Press
Rosemount leader sworn in to lead Minnesota National Guard, Hastings Star Gazette

Sen. Al Franken
Sessions rebuffing Al Franken, will appear before House intelligence, CNN

Sen. Amy Klobuchar
Sen. Klobuchar Suggests Sexual Harassment Keeps Women Out of Senate, Other Powerful Jobs, CNS News
Amy Klobuchar raises the prospect of the Senate expelling Roy Moore for assault allegations if he’s elected, Washington Examiner
Klobuchar hears concerns facing Northland veterans, Duluth News Tribune
Sen. Klobuchar in Winnebago, Faribault County Register
Super Bowl volunteers pumped up to demonstrate Minnesota Nice, Pioneer Press

Sexual Harassment Allegations at State Capitol
As harassment allegations surface at Minnesota State Capitol, a culture is challenged, Star Tribune
Former GOP Speaker says he confronted Rep. Tony Cornish over treatment of women, Star Tribune
Outside firm will investigate allegations against Rep. Cornish, MPR News
Minnesota Senate’s 1990 sexual harassment policy needs an urgent update, some say, St. Cloud Times
Confronting sexual harassment at the Capitol, Post Bulletin

Also check out our Real Erik Paulsen and Trump Administration pages for more information.

Upcoming Events

  • November 13, 6:00 PM — DFL Train to Win Conference Call:  Recruiting and Training Caucus Convenors, contact us at info@dfl3cd.org for specifics.
  • November 13, 7:00 PM — SD44 DFL Central Committee Meeting, Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345
  • November 13, 7:00 PM — SD49 DFL Central Committee Meeting, 7001 Cahill Rd, Suite 21, Edina, MN
  • November 14, 7:00 PM — Brooklyn Park DFL Meeting, Brookdale Regional Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN
  • November 15, 6:30 PM — CD3 DFL Congressional Candidate Forum, Council Chambers, Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345. Doors open at 6:00 PM.
  • November 16, 7:00 PM — Brooklyn Park Fundraiser:  Screening of Big Pharma:  Market Failure, Fiesta Cancun Restaurant, 1408 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN
  • November 16, 8:00 — SD50 DFL:  Policy Social Hour — Education, Pizza Lucé, 800 W 66th St, Richfield, MN 55423. More information and RSVP here.
  • November 17, 12:00 PM — Stand Against Trump, SD40 DFL Treasurer John Schafer is holding a weekly hour of protest and resistance on Fridays from 12pm to 1pm at the corner of Brookdale & Xerxes in Brooklyn Park.
  • November 20, 7:00 — Brooklyn Park DFL Meeting, Brooklyn Park Public Library, 6500 W Broadway Ave, Brooklyn Park, MN
  • November 24, 12:00 PM — Stand Against Trump, SD40 DFL Treasurer John Schafer is holding a weekly hour of protest and resistance on Fridays from 12pm to 1pm at the corner of Brookdale & Xerxes in Brooklyn Park.
  • December 1, 12:00 PM — Stand Against Trump, SD40 DFL Treasurer John Schafer is holding a weekly hour of protest and resistance on Fridays from 12pm to 1pm at the corner of Brookdale & Xerxes in Brooklyn Park.
  • December 5, 6:30 PM — CD3 DFL Congressional Candidate Forum, Southdale Public Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina. Doors open at 6:00 PM.
  • December 5, 7:00 PM — SD 34 DFL Central Committee Meeting, locations change.  Check their calendar for specifics.
  • December 5, 7:00 PM — SD37 DFL Central Committee Meeting, locations change, check their Facebook page for specifics.
  • December 6, 7:00 PM — SD33 DFL Central Committee Meeting, more information as it becomes available.
  • December 8, 12:00 PM — Stand Against Trump, SD40 DFL Treasurer John Schafer is holding a weekly hour of protest and resistance on Fridays from 12pm to 1pm at the corner of Brookdale & Xerxes in Brooklyn Park.
  • December 11, 7:00 PM — SD44 DFL Central Committee Meeting, Council Chamber, Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345
  • December 11, 7:00 PM — SD49 DFL Central Committee Meeting, 7001 Cahill Rd, Suite 21, Edina, MN
  • December 13, 6:30 PM — SD50 DFL Central Committee Meeting, Kennedy High School, Room C102, 98th St. & Nicollet Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55420
  • December 14, 6:30 PM — DFL Convention Basics Training, Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina, MN 55435
  • December 14, 7:00 PM — SD48 DFL Central Committee Meeting, Glen Lake Activity Center, 14350 Excelsior Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345
  • December 15, 12:00 PM — Stand Against Trump, SD40 DFL Treasurer John Schafer is holding a weekly hour of protest and resistance on Fridays from 12pm to 1pm at the corner of Brookdale & Xerxes in Brooklyn Park.
  • December 16, 11:00 AM — DFL Train to Win Conference Call:  New Caucus Attendees training for senate district officers planning for next year’s cuacuses, email us for specifics at info@dfl3cd.org

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