Oh, goody! Third District Rep. Erik Paulsen knows that "we need civility and respect in our political discourse." (Partial tweet in response to POTUS tweets reported Lakeshore Weekly News, July 6, p.13). Now, Erik, please act accordingly: Schedule a number of open town hall meetings at various times throughout the 3rd District.
Thank you to reporter Patty Dexter for the June 22 edition by providing Congressman Erik Paulsen's reaction to the attempted murder of congressmen in Washington, D.C. This terrible assault on our democracy is a local issue because it was an attack on all Americans.
My mom is 97 years old and has severe dementia. She has been in a memory care unit for three years. My mom loved reading, loved books, but now can't recognize even one written word. She doesn't recognize any of her kids, either. She can't hold a conversation or count past one.
While excited parade-goers lined the 50th Street in Edina, back in the staging area, Section 16 was curiously empty. That was the spot Rep. Erik Paulsen had reserved, and it was the position in which the parade informational materials listed he would be marching. But as a large group gathered nearby in Section 17, where Rep.
From Micah 6:8 of the Holy Bible, we read, "What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God." Christian teachings urge us to love our neighbor.
See more of the story The failure of the vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act early Friday needs to be viewed as failure of bad policy rather than as a partisan issue. It is not possible to craft effective legislation without the consultation of a large number of people.
As a resident of the Third Congressional District, I’ve become accustomed to Rep. Erik Paulsen’s unavailability. His last public, in-person town hall meeting was September 2011, and he refuses to hold another because he doesn’t want people yelling at him. However, his last-minute cancellation at Edina’s July 4th parade took his unavailability to a whole new level.