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DFL Endorses Phillips To Challenge Paulsen in 3rd District


Businessman Dean Phillips will be the DFL challenger to Rep. Erik Paulsen in Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District. Phillips announced his intention to run last spring. Paulsen, first elected in 2008, is now serving his fifth term in the district. Phillips’ family started Phillips Distilling Co., a Minneapolis companythat created Phillips Vodka and Prairie Organic Spirits. … Continue reading DFL Endorses Phillips To Challenge Paulsen in 3rd District

We Demand Action


Seventeen more Americans were denied life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness at the hands of another shooter with another assault weapon ​in another school in our country this past February — along with as many as 100 more around the country every day whose deaths ​won’t be ​reported in the national news. I’m heartbroken. I’m ashamed. … Continue reading We Demand Action

The Cowardly Lion: Minnesota needs a hero. It has Erik Paulsen instead.


Hilary and Lemar Gilbreath’s 3-year-old son started life at a deficit, born six weeks early and weighing less than three pounds. Over the ensuing 30 months, Logan would be diagnosed with autism, spina bifida, and sensory processing disorder. The onslaught of illnesses posed problems with walking, the ability to communicate, and a brain that struggled … Continue reading The Cowardly Lion: Minnesota needs a hero. It has Erik Paulsen instead.

Dean Phillips Taking His Campaign for Congress to the People


Dean Phillips was only halfway through the farmers market in Brooklyn Park and he’d already bought what looked like one of those strange cooking challenges on the television show “Chopped.” Bitter melon. Green pumpkins. Hot Asian peppers. Pretzels, dark honey and jam. He had asked a vendor, Phen Hli, how to cook the bitter melon, … Continue reading Dean Phillips Taking His Campaign for Congress to the People