Press Releases from the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
As Failed Candidate Tyler Kistner Prepares to Launch His Second Misguided Campaign, Here Are the 5 Questions He Must Answer
This evening, failed candidate Tyler Kistner will announce he’s running for Congress again, only months after voters in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional district rejected his far-right agenda.
While Kistner will likely try to whitewash his disastrous record of standing in lockstep with his party on everything from gutting the law that protects health care coverage for 307,800 people in MN-02 with pre-existing conditions to his support for lining the pockets of the wealthiest 1% — the facts show he’d be a threat to working families.
DFL Party Postpones Founders Day Dinner
Today, the Minnesota DFL Party announced it will be postponing its Founders Day Dinner, originally scheduled for April 15th.
DFL Party Hires Coordinated Campaign Director
Today, the Minnesota DFL Party is pleased to announce the hiring of Alyse Maye Quade to serve as the party’s Coordinated Campaign Director for the 2022 election cycle. Maye Quade has been with the DFL Party in a variety of roles since 2017 and brings a wealth of experience to her new position.
DFL Party Hires New Executive Director
The Minnesota DFL Party is pleased to announce the hiring of Heidi Kraus Kaplan to serve as the party’s new Executive Director. Kraus Kaplan has over two decades worth of political and campaign experience, including working for U.S. Senator Mark Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller, as well as working on five different presidential campaigns through the years.
DFL Hits Rep. Mortensen With Campaign Finance Complaint
ST PAUL – Today, the Minnesota DFL Party filed a complaint against Representative Erik Mortensen and the North Star Liberty Alliance with the Campaign Finance Board related to NSLA’s failure to register with the Board and Rep. Mortenson’s illegal exercise of control over the political committee.
Scott Jensen Refuses COVID Vaccine, Going Against Medical Consensus
Physicians and the DFL Party condemned Jensen for spreading dangerous vaccine misinformation
DFL Party Condemns Hate Crimes Directed at AAPI Community
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement denouncing the rise in hate crimes directed at the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community:
DFL Party Statement on President Biden Signing the American Rescue Plan Into Law
Today, President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan, his $1.9 trillion COVID relief and stimulus bill, into law.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer to Keynote DFL Founders Day Dinner
Today, the DFL Party is announcing that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer will keynote the party’s 2021 Founders Day Dinner. The virtual dinner will take place on the evening of April 15th, which marks the 77th anniversary of the DFL Party’s founding.
DFL Party Responds to Scott Jensen’s Run for Governor
Today, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement in response to failed one-term Republican state senator Scott Jensen’s run for governor of Minnesota: