Erik Paulsen’s Biggest Donors Are Corporations And The Ultra-rich

Rep Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) has raised over $2 million for his re-election effort in this year’s midterms. But only 2 percent of that total comes from small, individual donations. By contrast, his Democratic colleague Keith Ellison - who represents Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District - has taken 54 percent of his 2018 campaign funding from small donations. Paulsen’s funding sources … Continue reading Erik Paulsen’s Biggest Donors Are Corporations And The Ultra-rich

The Dean Phillips Campaign Is Gaining Steam

The 2018 mid-term elections are just months away, and Rep. Erik Paulsen’s main Democratic challenger, Dean Phillips, is working diligently to unseat him. A longtime resident with a background in business, Phillips has been making the rounds through the 3rd Congressional District in what used to be a milk truck. Phillips describes himself as “fiscally responsible, socially … Continue reading The Dean Phillips Campaign Is Gaining Steam

This Conservative Super PAC Is Already Fighting To Get Erik Paulsen Re-elected

Last month, the Congressional Leadership Fund opened an office in Bloomington, Minnesota. While next year’s midterm election is 15 months away, the conservative super PAC has already begun enlisting volunteers to work unofficially on his behalf. From now until election day, CLF volunteers will to make calls and go door-to-door. While the group hasn’t yet … Continue reading This Conservative Super PAC Is Already Fighting To Get Erik Paulsen Re-elected