This Week In Pictures: August 22-26

Cloud Of Corruption Over The Clinton Foundation

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Photo: The Federalist

“More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money – either personally or through companies or groups – to the Clinton Foundation. It’s an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.”

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Rep. Rick Nolan (MN-8) Most Vulnerable Democrat In The Country

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 10: Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., speaks during his news conference at the Capitol announcing the Restore Democracy Act on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. The legislation is designed to counter Citizens United, curb the corrupt influence of money in politics, shorten campaigns, prohibit candidates for Congress from fundraising during session, and return Congress to its traditional system of Regular Order. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Photo: Huffington Post

“Outside groups on both sides have reserved more than $128 million in television time in critical House races across the country, an early indication of where each side sees the landscape tilting in their favor this fall.”

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Star Tribune Editorial Board Calls Out Protesters

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“Whatever one thinks of Donald Trump and his supporters, nothing justifies the shameful display of intimidating behavior by protesters on Friday, when the Republican presidential nominee held a closed-door fundraiser at the Minneapolis Convention Center.”

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State Department Won’t Release Clinton Calendars Until After Election

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Photo: New York Times

“Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won’t finish the job before Election Day.”

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Reps. Davids And Torkelson Write: Dayton Chooses Light Rail Over Good Legislation

light rail - star tribune met council

“Much has been said in the Star Tribune’s opinion pages the last few days about Southwest light rail and its role in sinking a special session for middle-class tax relief and a transportation-heavy bonding bill. On Thursday, it was appalling to watch Gov. Mark Dayton hastily convene a meeting to attempt to advance the controversial train anyway, without regard for Minnesotans waiting on the tax relief and road and bridge repairs he buried just days earlier.”

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Economic Growth Sluggish, GDP Down


“The U.S. economy grew less than previously reported last quarter on lower government outlays and a bigger depletion of inventories, capping a sluggish first-half performance propped up mainly by consumer spending.”

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Tech Company Brags About Preventing FBI From Accessing Deleted Clinton Emails

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Photo: NPR

“A technology company that provided the program Hillary Clinton’s team used to scrub her private server of emails bragged on its website Thursday that it had prevented the FBI from accessing deleted records.”

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Fun At The Fair!


Stop by the MNGOP Booth at the State Fair! Let us know your top issues, help choose Trump’s cabinet, buy some Republican swag, and more! We are on Carnes Avenue between WCCO Radio Booth and Ye Old Mill!


~ Republican Party of Minnesota

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