Tag Archives: Richard Painter

MINNESOTA: Dem Senate Candidate Richard Painter Puts Out DC’s Dumpster Fire In Campaign Ad [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Minnesota Senate candidate Richard Painter (D) released his first campaign ad this week, likening Washington to a “dumpster fire.” Painter, who previously served as White House ethics lawyer under former President George W. Bush and switched political parties for the Senate bid, is first shown in the ad standing in front of a dumpster fire. “Some people …

Read More »

MINNESOTA: Richard Painter Unveils US Senate Bid

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken’s seat. And he’s running as a Democrat. Richard Painter filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission late last week to run for the seat after exploring a bid for more than a month. Painter served as …

Read More »

Richard Painter May Run For Al Franken’s Senate Seat

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: Richard Painter, a University of Minnesota law professor and prolific TV and Twitter critic of President Donald Trump, said Wednesday that he is forming an exploratory committee that could lead to a campaign for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Al Franken and now occupied by Democrat Tina Smith. Painter said at a State Capitol news …

Read More »