In the Know: November 14, 2017

2018 Election
Keith Ellison Believes Democrats Will Take Back the House and Senate, The Atlantic
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman launches gubernatorial bid, Pioneer Press

DFL
DFL Mandates Sexual Harassment Training for All Campaigns Wanting Party Support, Fox21
Energized DFL hopes to ride Trump backlash in suburbs next year, Star Tribune

Governor Mark Dayton
Dayton: Cornish should resign, too. Lawyer says other women might come forward. Eagan lawmaker cites harassment., Pioneer Press
Gov. Dayton, DFL Chair Ken Martin Call for Sexual Harassment Training, WDIO-TV

Lt. Gov Tina Smith
Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials, The Sacramento Bee

MN GOP
1st District GOP candidates call for repeal of Affordable Care Act, Albert Lea Tribune
State GOP chairwoman said she backs outside investigation of GOP lawmaker, Post Bulletin
House speaker joins GOP chorus calling for Moore to quit, MPR News

Sen. Al Franken
Google, Facebook, Twitter Have Too Much Power, Franken Asserts, eWeek

Sen. Amy Klobuchar
Klobuchar hears local veterans’ concerns, praises their efforts, Hutchinson Leader
Senators urge FEC to improve transparency for online ads, Augusta Free Press
Sen. Klobuchar Suggests Sexual Harassment Keeps Women Out of Senate, Other Powerful Jobs, CSN News
Klobuchar introduces automatic voter registration bill, Red Lake Nation News

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

Upcoming Events

  • 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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