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The DFL51 Opportunity List for Activists

Hello Activists! Thank you for your interest in Senate District 51 DFL.  We’ve got lots of ways you can get involved and help build our progressive community. If you like something in what we list below, please send me a … Continue reading

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True Blue Celebration a Grand Success!

We heard amazing statements from Rebecca Otto, Erin Murphy, and Chris Coleman on the importance of making sure the next Governor is a DFLer; from Secretary of State, Steve Simon, on the present GOP assault in St. Paul on our … Continue reading

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We’d like everyone to know that we have registered DFL51 as a local action group of the INDIVISIBLE movement. Indivisible offers, among other organizational tools, a guide to help local groups organize activities to resist and (hopefully) defeat some of … Continue reading

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ML King Day Event and Documentary Film

Come view the story of a courageous group of students and teachers who, along with other activists, fought a nonviolent battle to win voting rights for African-Americans in the South. Standing in their way: a century of Jim Crow, a … Continue reading

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Being Thankful and Expecting the Best

Senate District 51 citizens re-elected their state representatives, Sandy Masin and Laurie Halverson, and their state senator, Jim Carlson, by wide margins on November 8th. For this we are thankful. We can be thankful because we know these three always … Continue reading

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Welcome to the DFL51 Convention!

Congratulations, convention delegates and alternates, on your election! You’ll be representing your precincts at the Senate District 51 DFL Convention this coming Saturday, April 2, at Black Hawk Middle School, 1540 Deerwood Drive in Eagan. [map] If you haven’t been … Continue reading

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DFL Leadership Making a Difference for You

If you’ve ever wondered whether it makes a difference to have one party or the other in a leadership position, or if you’ve thought that divided government might get us the best of both worlds, take a look at the these … Continue reading

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Health and Love Win!

Last week saw several decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court. Two landmark decisions concern the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage. While Minnesota has a state health insurance exchange program (MNSURE) and wasn’t directly affected by the case, the U.S. … Continue reading

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