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Oct 24th, 2010

Summary: Tom Horner is receiving endorsements from all of the major newspapers in Minnesota, including the Star Tribune, the Duluth News Tribune, and the St. Cloud Times, and from many smaller local papers across the state. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on October 24, 2009, Aubrey Immelman reported that the White House forcefully rejected criticism by former Vice President Dick Cheney that President Barack Obama was “waffling” and “dithering” on his Afghanistan war strategy.



Summary: Today, the Star Tribune — Minnesota’s largest and most influential newspaper — has an extraordinary editorial that speaks to the core issues in Minnesota’s 2010 gubernatorial race and whose thesis encapsulates what has been Independence Party candidate Tom Horner’s key message from the outset: If Minnesotans want bold leadership in the governor’s office, it has to start with bold leadership from voters on Election Day, Nov. 2. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on September 12, 2009, Aubrey Immelman reported that veteran journalist Al Eisele of the Capitol Hill newspaper, “The Hill,” made astute first-hand observations of Rep. Michele Bachmann’s behavior from the gallery at President Barack Obama’s Sept. 10, 2009 address on health care reform before a Joint Session of Congress, noting that he had “never seen anyone display the disdainful attitude toward a president” that Bachmann did.