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Brian Evans · [email protected]
May 27, 2021 at 5:14 PM

re: rapid response budget

John, In case you missed it, GOP candidate for Governor Scott Jensen has joined insurrectionists and other right-wing doctors to block 12 to 15-year-olds from getting vaccinated. John, In case you missed it, GOP candidate for Governor Scott Jensen has joined insurrectionists an…
Minnesota DFL · [email protected]
May 22, 2021 at 9:28 PM

New “Legalize It” merch available for you!

Hi John, We wanted to reach out because we know you’ve been a supporter of the Minnesota House’s campaign to legalize recreational cannabis use for adults over the age of 21 and to expunge most past cannabis possession convictions. Hi John, We wanted to reach out because we kn…
Minnesota DFL · [email protected]
May 17, 2021 at 7:30 PM

AP: “Supreme Court to weigh rollback of abortion rights”

John, Today, the Supreme Court announced that they would hear a decisive case on abortion rights that could effectively gut Roe v. Wade. “Supreme Court to weigh rollback of abortion rights” - Associated Press John, Today, the Supreme Court announced that they would hear a de…
Grace Ryan · [email protected]
May 16, 2021 at 10:27 PM

Introduction

Hi John! My name is Grace Ryan, and I am this spring’s fundraising and development intern for the Minnesota DFL. I just wanted to reach out and introduce myself as well as thank you for supporting our work! Hi John! My name is Grace Ryan, and I am this spring’s fundraising an…
DFL HQ · [email protected]
May 14, 2021 at 12:30 PM

BREAKING: MN House passes cannabis legalization

Good news, John! Last night, DFLers in the Minnesota House voted to not only legalize recreational cannabis use for adults over the age of 21 but also to expunge most past cannabis possession convictions. BREAKING: MN House passes cannabis legalization Great news, John!   Las…
[email protected] · [email protected]
May 11, 2021 at 2:10 PM

What we’re anticipating after May 17

Hi John, On Monday, the MN Senate GOP launched their third attack on our voting rights by passing a suppressive voter ID bill. This is the same measure Minnesotans rejected at the ballot almost a decade ago. Hi John, The final week of the legislative session is here, and Gover…
Nora Ptacek · [email protected]
May 7, 2021 at 2:42 PM

Tonight (please read)

Hi John, On Monday, the MN Senate GOP launched their third attack on our voting rights by passing a suppressive voter ID bill. This is the same measure Minnesotans rejected at the ballot almost a decade ago. Hi John, On Monday, the MN Senate GOP launched their third attack on …
[email protected] · [email protected]
May 5, 2021 at 3:02 PM

NO RECORD: [email protected]

John, The MN Senate GOP passed an atrocious voter ID bill on Monday that would disenfranchise countless Minnesotans, especially people of color, seniors, and young people.   “MN Senate Republicans pass voter ID bill” - MPR NEWS Help us fight back! Become a founding supporter …
Minnesota DFL · [email protected]
April 30, 2021 at 2:03 PM

Shots in Arms, Money in Pockets

John, During his first address before a joint session of Congress on Wednesday (and the first-ever presidential speech with two women sitting behind him as VP and Speaker of the House!) John,   During his first address before a joint session of Congress on Wednesday (and the fi…
Tyler Blackmon · [email protected]
April 29, 2021 at 5:40 PM

ICYMI: MN-2

Hi John, In case you missed it, DFL Rep. Angie Craig’s far-right opponent from 2020 announced that he’s running in Minnesota’s Second Congressional District… again. Hi John, In case you missed it, DFL Rep. Angie Craig’s far-right opponent from 2020 announced that he’s running …
DFL HQ · [email protected]
April 28, 2021 at 1:46 PM

They’re relentless John

John, In Minnesota, we have a proud tradition of being the number one state in the country for voter participation. But Minnesota Republicans are working overtime to make it harder to vote. John, In Minnesota, we have a proud tradition of being the number one state in the count…
Minnesota DFL · [email protected]
April 26, 2021 at 2:01 PM

New merch alert! DFL Store restock

John, We wanted you to be the first to know about our new “get vaccinated” apparel and goods - live now on the DFL store! John, We wanted you to be the first to know about our new “get vaccinated” apparel and goods - live now on the DFL store! Well over 50% of adults in Minnes…
Ken Martin · [email protected]
April 21, 2021 at 7:06 PM

The work in front of us

John, I am grateful that our legal system has reached a just verdict and held George Floyd’s murderer accountable, particularly given how often it fails to deliver justice in the cases of clear police misconduct towards Black Americans. John, I am grateful that our legal system…
Ken Martin · [email protected]
April 20, 2021 at 3:42 PM

Remembering Vice President Walter Mondale

John, Last night, Minnesota lost our North Star. Former Vice President Walter Mondale was a moral, courageous, and principled leader John, Last night, Minnesota lost our North Star. Former Vice President Walter Mondale was a moral, courageous, and principled leader whose tirele…
Ken Martin · [email protected]
March 29, 2021 at 3:27 PM

Governor Walz’s address last night

John, During his third State of the State address last night, Governor Walz delivered a clear message: The state of Minnesota is strong, and we’re going to emerge from this crisis even stronger. John, During his third State of the State address last night, Governor Walz deliver…
[email protected] · [email protected]
March 21, 2021 at 5:56 PM

Scott Jensen is peddling misinformation... again

John, Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Jensen is once again spreading dangerous public health misinformation -- this time about the COVID-19 vaccine. During a WCCO Radio interview last week, Jensen said that he will refuse to get the vaccine and admitted he has told one-third (!) of his pa…
Ceri Everett · [email protected]
February 24, 2021 at 7:39 PM

I can’t wait to get to work.

It’s great to e-meet you, John. My name is Ceri Everett, and I am the newly elected DFL Secretary. For nearly 20 years, I’ve been involved with the DFL Party, including serving in leadership positions in Minnesota Young DFL and a number of local units. It’s great to e-meet you…
Minnesota DFL · [email protected]
February 17, 2021 at 4:12 PM

BREAKING: Wardlow announces 2022 AG run

Did you see this, John? Doug Wardlow, the walking right-wing nightmare who ran against Attorney General Keith Ellison in 2018, just announced that he is challenging Keith AGAIN in 2022. John, The Trump campaign just announced they’ll be sending Mike Pence back to Minnesota on Monday AN…
⭕️ · [email protected]
February 16, 2021 at 3:22 PM

URGENT: Help us protect Angie and Dean

URGENT: Tom Emmer’s NRCC lists Craig and Phillips as top targets for 2022 John, Tom Emmer’s National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) just announced their top attack targets for the 2022 midterms and DFLers Rep. Angie Craig (MN-02) and Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) are on the list. …
Minnesota DFL · [email protected]
February 13, 2021 at 11:43 PM

57-43

John, Today, at Mitch McConnell's recommendation, Senate Republicans voted to acquit Donald Trump on the charge of incitement of insurrection in his second impeachment trial. This stunning miscarriage of justice sets an incredibly dangerous precedent for the future of our democracy. …
Shivanthi Sathanandan · [email protected]
February 11, 2021 at 5:26 PM

Introducing myself

Hi John, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself in case we haven’t met yet. My name is Shivanthi Sathanandan. Over the past few years, I’ve served as the Party’s Outreach Officer, and now, I’m excited to step into a new role as your newly elected Second Vice Chair! Hi Jo…
Ken Martin · [email protected]
February 6, 2021 at 8:05 PM

Humbled and honored

John, I’m proud to announce that I was re-elected today as Chairman of the Minnesota DFL Party. It has been the honor of my life to work with you to strengthen our party over these past ten years, and I look forward to the privilege of serving another term. John, I’m proud to …
Minnesota DFL · [email protected]
February 5, 2021 at 12:32 AM

BREAKING: GOP congressional delegation defends QAnon colleague

John, Moments ago, the U.S. House voted to remove GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments for embracing QAnon, endorsing political violence, harassing a Parkland school shooting survivor, and promoting a dizzying array of racist, antisemetic, Islamophobic, and dangerous cons…
Minnesota DFL · [email protected]
February 2, 2021 at 3:49 PM

Add Your Name: Legalize adult-use cannabis

John, Let’s be honest: Minnesota’s current cannabis laws are doing a lot more harm than good. It’s time to improve our health care and criminal justice systems and ensure better outcomes for our communities. John, Let’s be honest: Minnesota’s current cannabis laws are doing a …
Ken Martin · [email protected]
January 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM

The backbone of everything we do...

John, We had several big goals in 2020, among them getting Senator Tina Smith a full senate term, holding our DFL House Majority, and delivering Minnesota’s electoral votes to President Biden and Vice President Harris. John, We had several big goals in 2020, among them getting…
Nora · [email protected]
January 20, 2021 at 12:16 AM

Fwd: My Pillow guy....

Did you see this, John?? Why the My Pillow guy would be discussing “martial law” with anyone, let alone Donald Trump, is beyond me. But the fact that he is “90 to 95%” sure he’s challenging Governor Walz in 2022 is even worse. Did you see this, John?? Why the My Pillow guy would be d…
Tyler Blackmon · [email protected]
January 17, 2021 at 6:45 PM

My Pillow guy...

John, Even after the horrific events of last week, Donald Trump’s local allies are still clinging to his baseless election denial conspiracy theories. On Friday, Mike Lindell (the My Pillow guy) was spotted at the White House with a disturbing memo urging Trump to use “martial law if necessary” in…
[email protected] · [email protected]
January 13, 2021 at 5:41 PM

Get your inauguration merch TODAY!

John, Inauguration day is exactly ONE WEEK away! While we can’t be there in person, we can still celebrate like we are -- and what better way to do it than with our brand new inauguration merch. John, Inauguration day is exactly ONE WEEK away! While we can’t be there in perso…
Minnesota DFL · [email protected]
January 8, 2021 at 3:00 PM

John, calendar invitation: MN DFL Inauguration Celebration, Jan. 20, 5:30 PM

John, you are invited. Please join the Minnesota DFL on Wednesday January 20th from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM for an uplifting evening with musical artists, speakers from all levels of government, and even a silent auction with items signed by President-Elect Biden. John, you are invit…
[email protected] · [email protected]
January 3, 2021 at 5:05 PM

REMINDER: Renew your 2021 membership

John, Donald Trump and his allies are escalating their attacks to try to hold onto their influence. They’re spreading dangerous misinformation about COVID-19 and the election results, and we need to fight back. John, Donald Trump and his allies are escalating their attacks to …
Tyler Blackmon · [email protected]
January 1, 2021 at 8:20 PM

We already have a plan in place

John, Thank you for all you did to support us in 2020. You are the reason we were able to hold the line despite every effort by the Trump campaign to flip us red. You made the path to a brighter future possible, and we couldn’t be more grateful. John, Thank you for all you did…
Sally Miller · [email protected]
December 31, 2020 at 6:55 PM

Before we ring in the New Year

Happy New Year’s Eve, John! I want to thank you once again for everything you did for our Party, state, and country in 2020. You helped us fight through some of the most difficult challenges we’ve ever faced and played a critical role in keeping Minnesota blue to end Donald Trump’s disastrous pres…
Tyler Blackmon · [email protected]
December 29, 2020 at 4:12 PM

Progress Report

John, I just ran a progress report, and to be honest, we’re further behind our end of year budget target than I thought we were. Here’s what I’m looking at right now: John, While Joe Biden builds an administration that looks like America, Donald Trump loyalists in Minnesota are latchi…
Ken Martin · [email protected]
December 24, 2020 at 7:28 PM

Thank You and Happy Holidays

John, This holiday season, I’m thinking of the incredible support you’ve shown our DFL Party throughout this challenging year. You believed in our work and our people-powered campaign, and we were successful because of it. For that, I am indescribably grateful. John, This holi…
DFL Store · [email protected]
December 22, 2020 at 5:04 PM

Our inauguration merch is here!

John, President-elect Biden’s inauguration is less than one month away! We know you’re just as excited as we are, which is why we’re kicking off the celebration early with new merch in our online store. John, President-elect Biden’s inauguration is less than one month away! We…
[email protected] · [email protected]
December 8, 2020 at 3:12 PM

Executive Summary Attached

John, We’ve compiled a report from the responses we received to our survey seeking input on how Democrats’ priorities and thoughts on campaigning changed throughout the 2020 year. The feedback we received is invaluable, and we wanted to share some of the key findings: John, We…
Ken Martin · [email protected]
December 3, 2020 at 6:31 PM

Our friends in Georgia need our help

John, Georgia’s runoff election on January 5 is our last chance to flip the U.S. Senate and end Mitch McConnell’s shameful tenure as Majority Leader. We have no choice but to go all in. John, Georgia’s runoff election on January 5 is our last chance to flip the U.S. Senate and…
DFL Store · [email protected]
November 30, 2020 at 2:34 PM

10% off all items for CYBER MONDAY!

John, It’s Cyber Monday, and we’re offering 10% off on ALL items in the Minnesota DFL Store! Apply the coupon code “CyberMonday20” at checkout to take advantage of this amazing deal. John, It’s Cyber Monday, and we’re offering 10% off on ALL items in the Minnesota DFL Store! A…
Minnesota DFL · [email protected]
November 23, 2020 at 2:31 PM

Need your feedback John

John, After every election, we review our campaign strategy to find opportunities to improve and build our movement. Win or lose, there is always a lot to learn. John, After every election, we review our campaign strategy to find opportunities to improve and build our movement…
Ken Martin · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 5:47 PM

You should be proud

John, After a long, hard-fought campaign, we delivered Minnesota’s 10 electoral votes to Vice President Joe Biden. Donald Trump will be a one-term president, and that’s thanks to what we accomplished here in Minnesota. We’ll also be sending Tina Smith back to the United States Senate…
Robert Haider · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 8:58 PM

We weren’t anticipating this John

John, There are hundreds of thousands of absentee ballots still out in Minnesota. Thanks to a last-minute court ruling, we need to reach every one of these voters and make sure they know it's too late to mail them back. Ballots received after Election Day could now be rejected, even …
Minnesota DFL · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 9:47 PM

Before Trump lands in Minnesota...

John, Vice President Joe Biden is on stage in Minnesota right now firing up DFLers across the state before GOTV weekend! John, Vice President Joe Biden is on stage in Minnesota right now firing up DFLers across the state before GOTV weekend! The hopeful vision VP Biden is out…
Tyler Blackmon · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 2:23 PM

Fwd: We’re losing ground fast.

Update, John. Both Donald Trump AND Joe Biden will now be campaigning in Minnesota today. We’re so grateful to have VP Biden in town to counter whatever hateful lies Trump brings with him today, but even with the reinforcements, we still need your help. Update, John. Both Donal…
Election Protection via DFL.org · [email protected]
October 29, 2020 at 11:43 PM

BREAKING: Court rules MN ballots must be in by Election Day

BREAKING: A federal district court ruled moments ago that Minnesota ballots must now be in by Election Day, changing the rules on voters just 5 days before the election. BREAKING: A federal district court ruled moments ago that Minnesota ballots must now be in by Election Day, …
Amy Klobuchar · [email protected]
October 28, 2020 at 4:14 PM

It’s not just Donald Trump

John, If we’re going to win big and take back the White House and the Senate, Minnesota is a must-win for Democrats. John, If we’re going to win big and take back the White House and the Senate, Minnesota is a must-win for Democrats. The stakes are too high to leave anything …
Ken Martin · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 8:02 PM

Why Mike Pence was in town yesterday

John, Republicans are acting like everything hinges on Minnesota because, frankly, it does. While the GOP is losing its grip on other swing states, the polls have tightened here. They’re more convinced than ever they can flip this state red, and they know doing so would deliver Donal…
Julie Blaha · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 3:51 PM

Why I’m writing to you today.

John, I love campaigning. It's not always easy, but it's a chance to connect with people throughout the state. Even though this year has been less face-to-face and more screen-to-screen, the excitement and the opportunity of this moment is still there for me. John, I love camp…
Tyler · [email protected]
October 26, 2020 at 10:42 PM

Fwd: For our children and grandchildren.

John, Did you see the Governor’s email? The stakes of this election at the state level are just as high. We cannot afford four more years of a GOP MN Senate Majority that rejects science and plays political games with the lives of Minnesotans. John, Did you see the Governor’s …
Tim Walz · [email protected]
October 26, 2020 at 4:48 PM

For our children and grandchildren

John, With Vice President Mike Pence making another campaign stop in Minnesota tonight, there is nothing more important than making sure the Minnesota DFL has the resources they need to finish strong. John, With Vice President Mike Pence making another campaign stop in Minneso…
Keith Ellison · [email protected]
October 25, 2020 at 4:41 PM

We need the DFL running at full capacity

John, Donald Trump and his MN GOP allies are doing everything they can to stir up hate, fear, and division because they know they can’t win this election with their ideas. John, Donald Trump and his MN GOP allies are doing everything they can to stir up hate, fear, and divisio…