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August 2010

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PoliGraph: Emmer's public sector salary claim inconclusive

By Catharine Richert During a debate in Golden Valley, Tom Emmer put public sector employee salaries in his cross-hairs. "On average, a...

PoliGraph: Horner's small businesses claim cuts both ways

By Catharine Richert In a recent gubernatorial debate in Winona, Tom Horner and Mark Dayton traded barbs over taxes. Horner, the Independence...

PoliGraph: MN more like other states under Horner's sales tax plan

By Catharine Richert To help reduce the deficit, Independence Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner has proposed revamping the state's sales taxes....

PoliGraph: Alliance right about Emmer's missed votes

By Catharine Richert The Alliance for a Better Minnesota, a labor-backed organization, has a new ad knocking Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom...

PoliGraph: Bachmann state aid claim fails the truth test

By Catharine Richert U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann had some choice words for a recently passed $26 billion bill meant to aid states...

PoliGraph: Emmer's employment claim accurate

By Catharine Richert A hallmark of Republican Tom Emmer's campaign for governor will be his case for smaller government. Emmer's website says...

PoliGraph: Kelliher, Dayton's tax claims put to the test

By Catharine Richert In their final debate before the primary Sunday night, two leading DFL candidates for governor wrangled over taxes. House...

PoliGraph: Kelliher right on school spending claim

By Catharine Richert A July 20, 2010, Minnesota Public Radio debate, DFL gubernatorial hopefuls Margaret Anderson Kelliher and Mark Dayton sparred over...

PoliGraph: Entenza wrong on Emmer's education record

By Catharine Richert DFL hopeful Matt Entenza says he'll pull Minnesota out of No Child Left Behind if he's governor - and...