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In the Senate, 21 of the 50 Democratic members -- including the late Ted Kennedy, Robert C. Byrd and Paul Wellstone -- refused to be slaves to the ephemeral popular mood and, by bravely following the dictates of their consciences, would ultimately earn the gratitude of both their countrymen and history.
... she managed the campaign of Ted Mondale -- son of former Vice President Walter Mondale -- for governor of Minnesota. In 2002, after U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone died in a plane crash while campaigning for re-election, Flint managed Walter Mondale's last-minute and ultimately unsuccessful Senate bid. New Mexico

Paul Wellstone. He attributed Trump's strong showing in 2016 to a lack of enthusiasm for Hillary Clinton, "not necessarily a sign of any kind of Trump surge." But Norm Coleman, the former Minnesota senator and co-founder of American Action Network, a deep-pocketed nonprofit with ties to House ...
Norris described himself as an "old-fashioned Democrat" who marched with Cesar Chavez for farmworker rights, with the late Sen. Paul Wellstone against the World Trade Organization, who helped organize the Rainbow Coalition, who directed the Iowa Farm Unity Coalition. "We win as Democrats, we ... weather
Paul Wellstone, the late U.S. senator from Minnesota liked to say that politics doesn't have to do with left, right or center. It has to do with trying to do right by people. "Politics is not just about power and money games, politics can be about the improvement of people's lives, about lessening human suffering ...
Paul Wellstone, his sons David and Mark Wellstone this week asked the organization's top donors to press it to remove their family name and answer financial questions. … The siblings' letter noted 'swirling dark clouds of controversy, unanswered questions, and doubts about the very survival of ... US Senate

Paul Wellstone was met with a clip of Family Guy characters projectile vomiting. After a story about Minnesota DFL House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman calling out a "white male" card game in the House chamber, the user added Hortman's Twitter handle to make sure she saw his reply: "somebody ...
Paul Wellstone, his sons David and Mark Wellstone this week asked the organization's top donors to press it to remove their family name and answer financial questions. "We plead with you, as a core funder of Wellstone, to help us make that happen, by using your own influence … in any and every ...
As hard as it is not to be there in the Senate right now, I still believe, as Paul Wellstone did, that the future belongs to those who are passionate and work hard. I'm still as passionate as ever about the values we share. I look forward to continuing the hard work we've done together to move our ...
Sen. Paul Wellstone, D-Minn., makes a point as he talks with reporters in Minneapolis in June 2002. Ann Heisenfelt
"We need to win this election for Paul Wellstone..." Kahn shouted in an ever-increasing volume to the packed arena of mourners. "We are going to stand up together. Then we are going to organize, we are going to organize, we are going to organize. Then we are going to fight. We are going to fight because ...
Paul Wellstone. The brothers will be voted off the group's board on Friday, according to David Wellstone and confirmed by media representatives for the remaining board members. A split in the board's leadership became public Wednesday when the organization announced that it had decided to sever its ...
Paul Wellstone is pushing out the senator's two sons for what leaders said were differences in organizational vision. But one son countered that the board moved against them after they raised questions about possible financial issues. Wellstone Action told The Associated Press on Wednesday that David ...
In 1985, Frank became a state court judge in the 6th District and met activist Ellen Pence, who introduced him to Sheila Wellstone. Sen. Paul Wellstone nominated him for the federal bench, to which President Bill Clinton appointed him in 1998. His new role only increased his commitment to the community ...
Leonard will challenge fellow Democrat Tina Smith, the former lieutenant governor appointed to fill Franken's seat until the election. Leonard's candidacy means Minnesotans have the opportunity to elect that nation's first openly gay man as senator. “I am a true Minnesota progressive like Paul Wellstone, ...
I personally met Dean Phillips at a presentation he had in a room at David Fong's Restaurant on Jan. 26. Dean was very personable, and I was extremely impressed with his powerful personal story and his thoughtful, passionate and complete answers to the important socio-economic questions asked of ...
Just ask folks how Phifer implements the ideals of Hubert Humphrey, Walter Mondale, and Paul Wellstone. Make a difference by attending your precinct caucuses on Feb. 6 and standing for election as a delegate for Leah Phifer. John Sanford Dugan. Wrenshall. Additional Articles Recommended by Duluth ...

According to the firm's website, managing director and executive vice president-level staff experience includes the SEIU; the Hillary Clinton campaign; the Presidential campaigns of Barack Obama; the Obama White House; and the office of former U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone (D-Minnesota). In the next ...
Paul Wellstone: “We all do better when we all do better.” Known as a dealmaker on the commission, Girtz touted his experience tackling environmental issues, pushing for an updated bike/pedestrian master plan, securing funding for the Great Promise Partnership that has matched 600 at-risk youth with ...
“He reminds me of a Paul Wellstone,” the legendary Minnesota progressive. Canon is the sort of candidate leftists dream of—an actual populist, with unimpeachable credentials and even a sense of humor. He's unwavering in his support of universal universal health care, decriminalizing marijuana as a ...
Zosel spent his early career in politics and worked with the late Sen. Paul Wellstone. “But he could never sustain that type of career,” Scott Zosel said. “It was so stressful and hard on his body, he decided to become a full-time musician. He told me, 'It's the only thing that keeps me sane and not sick.' ”.
Paul Wellstone; and former Vermont governor and head of the Democratic National Committee Howard Dean. Minnesota Democratic state Sen. Ember Reichgott Junge authored the nation's first charter school law, and big-city mayors like Cory Booker, Antonio Villaraigosa, Adrian Fenty, Mitch Landrieu, ...
At Paul Wellstone School, some elementary students waited more than four hours for buses to pick them up. Students passed the time playing games. Stephanie Anderson's 5-year-old Eva Marie was stuck at Mississippi Creative Arts Schools for more than six hours last night. Anderson says St. Paul Public ...
Elementary school students at Paul Wellstone School in St. Paul did what they could to pass time, as some waited more than four hours for their buses to pick them up. Pictures taken by a parent show the children getting snacks and playing games. Staff stayed to help students deal with the uncertainty of ...
When we arrived, we got the chance to meet with my friend, mentor and inspiration, U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone. Our entire team, including AmeriCorps members, was only about 30 people back then. But I remember how excited Paul was about the work that we had just launched, telling us that our service ...
During her speech Saturday night Smith brought up the long history of her senate seat, praising senators like Paul Wellstone, Huber Humphrey and Walter Mondale. She's hoping to make a significant contribution to Minnesota as well, despite only serving an 11 month term in office. "I'm always an optimist," ...
Paul Wellstone in 2002 created another void in Minnesota's congressional delegation. Gov. Jesse Ventura appointed Dean Barkley to serve the last two months of Wellstone's term. Barkley had managed Ventura's successful 1998 campaign, and had been a viable third party candidate himself in races for ...
"Tina Smith is stepping into the seat that progressive hero Paul Wellstone once held," Adam Green, co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, said. "We wish her well and hope she upholds his legacy with a commitment to the progressive values that Minnesotans voted for in 2016, ...
Past examples include Minnesota's Paul Wellstone (D) and Rod Grams (R), North Carolina's John Edwards (D) and Jesse Helms (R), and California's Alan Cranston (D) and S.I. Hayakawa (R). Roll Call recently took a look at some of the current Senate's “odd couples,” awarding the top spot to Wisconsin's ...
Paul Wellstone. Smith was additionally accompanied by Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar. PHOTO: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, center, speaks to Sen. Doug Jones Alex Wong/Getty Images. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, center, speaks to Sen. Doug Jones and Sen. Tina Smith during ...
The nefarious takeover began in 1978 with Republican Rudy Boschwitz, moved to Democrat Paul Wellstone, flipped again to Republican Norm Coleman, then fell to Franken, who would eventually abdicate for being a creeper. Though Anglin believes Smith is a "leftist extremist," at least she's a "goy.".
In 1990, a largely unknown college professor named Paul Wellstone defeated Boschwitz, who had the unfortunate distinction of being the only incumbent senator to lose re-election during that particular cycle. Wellstone also would defeat Boschwitz in a 1996 rematch. On Oct. 25, 2002, Wellstone was killed ...
It wasn't until the 1990s when Smith got sucked into local politics, volunteering for Minneapolis DFL campaigns. She quickly rose within DFL circles and moved on to work on several statewide races, including Walter Mondale's last-minute bid for the U.S. Senate in 2002 after the death of Paul Wellstone.
“Paul Wellstone said often, “We all do better when we all do better.” I will serve Minnesota in the Senate guided by these words, and with these Minnesota stories in mind. “Just over three years ago we re-elected Senator Franken with a mandate to work hard to improve people's lives. “With his decision to ...
(KMSP) - Wednesday, Oct. 25 marks the 15th anniversary of the death of Minnesota senator Paul Wellstone. ... A flyer with a picture of U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone (D-MN) reads, " I Never Cast a Vote I Didn't Believe In, " hangs with flowers on the front door of his office October 28, 2002 in Washington, DC.
Lori Janatopoulos, Nevada Littlewolf and LeAnn Littlewolf at memorial. Lori Janatopoulos, Nevada Littlewolf and LeAnn Littlewolf gathered at the Paul Wellstone memorial near Eveleth, Minn. on Oct. 23, 2017, two days before the 15th anniversary of his death. Dan Kraker | MPR News ...
Sen. Paul Wellstone, D-Minn., makes a point as he talks with reporters in Minneapolis in June 2002. Ann Heisenfelt | AP 2002. Listen From the archive: Wellstone and Carlson debate in race for State Auditor. Aug 25, 1982. 59min 57sec. This debate originally aired in August 1982. MPR marks 50 years
The showers were cold at Carleton College 37 years ago. The bathrooms were dirty and the cafeteria was spooning out chow on paper plates. Local 34 of the International Union of Operating Engineers — cafeteria and campus maintenance workers — was on strike in the autumn of 1980. But college rules ...
“You know, Paul Wellstone had that great quote, 'We all do better when we all do better.' I really like that as an encapsulator of where progressive politics kind of comes from,” Rios said. As campaign season gets underway for midterm elections, Zach Messitte, president of Ripon College in Wisconsin, and a ...
I have seen pins for Shirley Chisolm, Jesse Jackson, Lindsey Graham, Paul Wellstone, Steve Forbes and many others. “Anti” pins are also fun. One pin says NEVER and then a photo of Nixon. In 2008 some pins against Obama said Nobama while pins against McCain said saMe. An anti-Kennedy button ...
Champaign public speaker, trainer, consultant. "Jesse Jackson showed me that speaking to the heart can unite and inspire. I met him in Minnesota when he was running for president in 1988. Former Senator Paul Wellstone was his campaign chairperson. I was invited to accompany them to rally at a factory ...
I'd heard about Paul Wellstone, but I was only 10 years old when he died—I was more interested in the “Harry Potter” books than politics. ... There was one clear message I took away from my accidental visit to the Paul Wellstone Memorial: the spirit to strive for a better world is common to all people, and it ...
... thought it made sense,” said Los Angeles Board of Animal Services Commissioner Roger Wolfson, an attorney, screenwriter (“Law and Order: SVU,” “Saving Grace” and others) and political speechwriter who has worked in the U.S. Senate for Joe Lieberman, John Kerry, Paul Wellstone and Ted Kennedy.
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., second from right, holds hands with his wife Franni Bryson, left, as he leaves the Capitol after speaking on the Senate floor, Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington. Franken said he will resign from the Senate in coming weeks following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and ...
Pawlenty did that and was elected governor in 2002, the same year Coleman was elected to the Senate days after then-Sen. Paul Wellstone died in an airplane crash. Coleman lost to Franken in the 2008 election after a months-long recount. On Wednesday, Coleman ran into a reporter in Washington and ...
It seemed fitting that Franken invoked the name of his mentor, the late Senator Paul Wellstone, in his valedictory address on Thursday, because it was his account of the indecent political hijacking of Wellstone's memorial service by the flying monkeys of the right that first made me think that Franken was ...
Paul Wellstone's famous quote, the future belongs to those who are passionate and work hard. It's still true. It will always be true. And most of all, I have faith in Minnesota. A big part of this job is going around the state and listening to what people need from Washington. But more often than not, when I'm ...
As a personal friend, my heart also goes out to Al and his family during this difficult time. In other respects, Al Franken has been an outstanding Senator. He has been, as Senator Paul Wellstone used to say, 'A Senator from the Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party.' He is very smart, very hard-working, ...
... where Franken mentor Paul Wellstone lived and taught before becoming a U.S. senator, Dan Olsen said Franken did the right thing by resigning. “It was significant for the Democrats to walk the talk,” he said. “I think that kind of puts Trump in the hot seat. I think Republicans' [feet] should be held to the fire.”.
Mark Dayton to appoint his successor. And if that person is looking for advice, the last Senator appointed to a seat from Minnesota is available. Advertisement. That would be Dean Barkley, who was appointed by then-Gov. Jesse Ventura to finish out the term of Democrat Paul Wellstone after Wellstone was ...


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