The Minnesota Daily

All content by Alex Essington

Al Franken’s warm District 62 reception

March 10, 2008

At the senate District 62 DFL party convention on February 24, I discovered that I live in the most activist liberal precinct in the state. Wards 1 and 2 of precinct 2 actually brought more combined delegates...

Iraqis depend on American voters

January 28, 2008

About mid-June of 2007, big-name bloggers remarked how the mainstream press had bought into the Bush administration's propaganda referring to enemies in Iraq as "al-Qaida," regardless of any false connection...