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2017-18 Minnesota Special Senate Election


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    from 2017-18 Special Election for U.S. Senate in Minnesota (number of quotes indicated):
  • Karin Housley (24) Republican candidate for Minnesota U.S. Senator Minnesota
  • Tina Smith (9) Minnesota Democratic Minnesota Lieutenant Governor
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    Minnesota 2017-18 Senate special election debates and race coverage
    This special election will replace Al Franken who resigned in December 2017.
    Minnesota will also simultaneously hold its regularly-scheduled 6-year election.
  • Brainerd Dispatch, "Housley challenges opponent's 'extreme' politics in senate bid," by Gabriel Lagarde, Jul 31, 2018
  • Minneapolis Post, "PolyMet amendment: Corporate welfare? Or a reasonable deal?", by Sam Brodey, 06/13/18
  • Hutchinson Leader, "Fifteen minutes with Karin Housley," by Jeremy Jones, Feb. 18, 2018
  • Marshall Independent, "Housley takes senior care issues on campaign," by Michael Lamb, Jan. 31, 2018
  • Mankato Free Press, "Housley tours region to focus on economic gain," by Trey Mewes, Jan. 30, 2018
  • Minneapolis Post, "WCCO interview offers an early look at Karin Housley," by Eric Black, January 30, 2018
  • LetFreedomRingBlog.com, "Sen. Housley: Trump, senior advocate," January 28, 2018
  • Twin Cities Pioneer Press, "Karin Housley wants Al Franken's Senate seat," by Dave Orrick, Jan. 25, 2018
  • Minneapolis Star-Tribune, "Smith stands behind her work with Planned Parenthood," by Maya Rao, 1/20/2018
  • Politico.com, "Female lieutenant governor expected to replace Franken," by Maggie Severns, 12/06/2017
  • MinnPost.com, "The rise of Tina Smith," by Briana Bierschbach, 02/02/15

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Karin Housley: Pro-choice advocates don't represent state's everyday values.
    Tina Smith: Served as a Planned Parenthood executive.
    Tina Smith: Vice president of Planned Parenthood of MN/SD/ND.
Civil Rights
    Karin Housley: Pitched for gay rights but no specifics.
Corporations
    Karin Housley: De-regulation could be new stimulus to help small business.
    Karin Housley: Small business needs lower taxes, less government to survive.
    Tina Smith: Eliminate corporate tax loopholes & tax relief for families.
Crime
    Karin Housley: Rehabilitative programs in prisons cut down on recidivism.
    Karin Housley: Fight to end criminal elderly abuse in senior care homes.
Drugs
    Karin Housley: Focus opioid resources on prevention, treatment, & education.
Education
    Karin Housley: Work together to improve the public school system.
Energy & Oil
    Karin Housley: Diverse portfolio of energy: wind, solar, fossil fuels.
    Karin Housley: Increase Minnesota's Renewable Energy Standard to 50%.
Environment
    Karin Housley: Unequivocal support for PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
    Tina Smith: Open PolyMet copper-nickel mine in the Iron Range.
Families & Children
    Karin Housley: If women are empowered and independent they don't need laws.
Government Reform
    Karin Housley: Supports Citizens United: let corporations participate.
    Karin Housley: Switch from partisan way of governing back to compromise.
Gun Control
    Karin Housley: No background checks nor buyers' waiting periods.
Health Care
    Karin Housley: Buy health insurance like we do our car insurance.
    Karin Housley: Examine and revamp failed health investigations.
    Tina Smith: Pushed state subsidy for the expansion of the Mayo Clinic.
Homeland Security
    Karin Housley: Put veteran programs in place for active and retired.
Immigration
    Karin Housley: Supports path to legal status for DREAMers.
    Karin Housley: Backs pathway to citizenship for DREAMers.
Jobs
    Tina Smith: End federal contracts if employer mistreats employees.
Principles & Values
    Karin Housley: Traditional homespun values keep her honest and guilt free.
Tax Reform
    Karin Housley: Supporter of Trump tax reform bill; jobs are being created.
    Karin Housley: Economy will boom with more tax reform and deregulations.
    Tina Smith: We need to tax wealthier Minnesotans, to fix problems.
Technology
    Tina Smith: Helped rebuild collapsed Interstate-35 bridge in Minneapolis.
War & Peace
    Karin Housley: Supports Trump's prioritizing of American interests abroad.
    Tina Smith: Keep the Iran Nuclear Agreement in place.


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