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Remembering Nick Coleman: A Twin Cities Tour In The Style Of Paul Wellstone


Nick Coleman died this week of a stroke. This video encapsulates Nick’s caustic wit and humor in 2011 with the purpose of introducing our fair Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis in a fast-moving, irreverent video inspired by Paul Wellstone’s classic “Fast Paul” campaign ad. Continue Reading →

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Franken:“The UpTake Proved that Minnesota Is Not Florida”

Senator Al Franken (D-Min) didn’t disappoint as he wrapped up the 2010 Netroots conference. While he thanked supporters and activists, specifically mentioning The UpTake for chronicling the eight-month recount, he cautioned everyone against giving up the fight. Among his comments:

“Corporations aren’t inherently evil but they are inherently powerful. They know more about you than you know about them.” We didn’t get everything we wanted but if we give up now, the Republicans will take away everything that we did get. Once, only the government could threaten your First Amendment rights. Continue Reading →

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