Erik Paulsen Is A Friend To Business, Not Working People

Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) has never supported taxing businesses. Since 2014, Paulsen has had four major opportunities to do so, but has declined every time. In 2014, for instance, he voted in favor of H.R. 4457. The act was designed to amend the IRS code to allow businesses to make more expenses tax-deductible. On the … Continue reading Erik Paulsen Is A Friend To Business, Not Working People

Will Paulsen Stand Up For Government Transparency?

The White House has refused to fully comply with a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for the visitor logs at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, releasing only a few names on the visitor logs Friday. The Justice Department turned over names of just 22 staff who accompanied Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe during his trip … Continue reading Will Paulsen Stand Up For Government Transparency?

Erik Paulsen’s Chances In 2018 Look Slim

In a recent piece for Alpha News, conservative writer John Gilmore argues that Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) is vulnerable in next year’s midterm elections. Paulsen, Gimore says, is in “a permanent, defensive crouch.” As evidence, he points to the fact that Paulsen bailed on a Fourth of July appearance and hasn’t held a town hall … Continue reading Erik Paulsen’s Chances In 2018 Look Slim

Erik Paulsen Has Totally Reversed Himself On DACA

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump pledged to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The Obama-era program provided greater protections and rights for “Dreamers,” undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country as children. The president argued that DACA was an over-extension of executive power and likely unlawful. The announcement upended life for the … Continue reading Erik Paulsen Has Totally Reversed Himself On DACA

Demonstrators To Paulsen: Protect Robert Mueller

A group of about 50 demonstrators called on Rep. Erik Palsen (R-Minn.) last month to support special counsel Robert Mueller. Gathered near Paulsen’s Eden Prairie office on Aug. 23, the demonstrators carried signs asking Paulsen to protect the Mueller investigation and encouraging hims to withdraw his support from “Don the Con.” The protest was organized … Continue reading Demonstrators To Paulsen: Protect Robert Mueller

Comic Brian Santa Maria Gets Serious About Taking On Erik Paulsen

“Erik Paulsen does nothing for me.” That’s the slogan plastered across Brian Santa Maria’s new shirts promoting his candidacy for Rep. Erik Paulsen’s House seat in Minnesota’s Third Congressional District. Santa Maria, a New York City transplant, moved to Minnesota to get treatment for an undiagnosed illness at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. “My nervous … Continue reading Comic Brian Santa Maria Gets Serious About Taking On Erik Paulsen

Will Someone Please Tell Erik Paulsen That Reaganomics Is Dumb

Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) and his Republican colleagues have begun work on a tax reform bill that they hope to pass by the end of the year. But the reforms threaten to grow the federal deficit and lighten the tax burden on corporations and the upper class. Tax reform -- like all major legislative initiatives … Continue reading Will Someone Please Tell Erik Paulsen That Reaganomics Is Dumb