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Commentary: Tax bill would hurt the middle class


Original post by: Dean Phillips, swnewsmedia.com, November 16, 2017 I wholeheartedly support the stated goals of tax reform: simplifying the tax code, supporting small businesses and putting money back in the pockets of middle class families. I was optimistic that it might present an opportunity for bipartisan accomplishment. My perspective on this issue is shaped … Continue reading Commentary: Tax bill would hurt the middle class

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


Original posting by: Cory Zurowski, Citypages.com, October 14, 2017 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, … Continue reading The Cowardly Lion: Minnesota needs a hero. It has Erik Paulsen instead.

Courage and Action


Original posting by: Dean Phillips, posted on Medium.com, October 6, 2017 Thoughts and prayers are needed in these times, but we need more from our elected leaders. We need courage — and we need action. I don’t profess to have all the answers when it comes to addressing our country’s gun violence crisis, or preventing incidents like … Continue reading Courage and Action

Dean Phillips taking his campaign for Congress to the people


Original Article by: Jon Tevlin, Star Tribune, AUGUST 5, 2017 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 … Continue reading Dean Phillips taking his campaign for Congress to the people