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 Third Congressional District Is Fed Up With Erik Paulsen

A couple of recent letters to local publications illustrate how Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District is losing faith in its Representative, Erik Paulsen (R). Earlier this month, Heidi Strommen took Paulsen to task in a letter published in the Lakeshore Weekly News. Strommen criticizes the way in which Paulsen has long positioned himself as a champion of fiscal … Continue reading The Third Congressional District Is Fed Up With Erik Paulsen

Paulsen Psyched About Tax Cuts; Average Americans, Not So Much

This week, the House released the text of its tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.), who helped craft the bill, has come out in full support of it, calling it a “Once-in-a-Generation” opportunity in a press release and defending it vigorously in an op-ed published in the Eden … Continue reading Paulsen Psyched About Tax Cuts; Average Americans, Not So Much

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