Lori Swanson

Type: Person
Name: Lori Swanson
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Swanson Is Overly Political, Foes Say; She Denies Charge, Saying She Stands Up to Industries for Oregular Folks.O

Byline: J. PATRICK COOLICAN; STAFF WRITERAttorney General Lori Swanson has won praise for high-profile consumer protection cases against bill collectors and for-profit colleges, among other industries. But as she seeks a third term this year, her three ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 3 reports

NAACP attorney general forum back on

The St. Paul branch of the NAACP has reversed course and will host an attorney general candidate forum this week after all.On Monday, the organization’s Political Action Chair  Johnny Howard said that the forum would be canceled because DFL Attorney General ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Daily Digest: Election minus one week

Good morning, just one week to go before Election Day. Here’s your Digest:Minnesota :Republican Mike McFadden says Sen. Al Franken’s ad that blames McFadden for layoffs at a Montana mill is false. (MPR News)The PoliGraph agrees with McFadden. (MPR Ne ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 3 reports

Swanson seeks third term against Newman, Dawkins, Borgos

Attorney General Lori Swanson has won praise for high-profile consumer protection cases against bill collectors and for-profit colleges, among other industries.But as she seeks a third term this year, her three opponents — from both the right and the ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

The crowded, predictable, mostly invisible race for attorney general

Quick quiz: How many people are running for attorney general in Minnesota this year?Answer: Depends on who you ask.For example, the DFL incumbent, Lori Swanson, believes there are six candidates, and she recommends checking the full slate at the secretary ... [Published MinnPost - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 3 reports

Voter's Guide: Minnesota Attorney General

Minnesota Attorney GeneralLori Swanson , DFL, IncumbentLori Swanson has served as the Minnesota Attorney General since 2007. Before that, she was Minnesota’s Solicitor General, Deputy Attorney General and a private attorney.Swanson is a graduate of William ... [Published Perham Focus - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Minnesota: Swanson for A.G.; Otto for auditor

When they go to the polls Nov. 4, we hope Minnesotans decide to retain Attorney General Lori Swanson and State Auditor Rebecca Otto.But Swanson's Republican challenger, state Sen. Scott Newman, has some good advice for all of us: Constitutional offices ... [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Endorsement: For attorney general, Lori Swanson

Consumer fraud is a big problem in Minnesota. And it stands to get worse due to the stagnant national economy, income inequality, and the rising cost and necessity of college education. Demographic dynamics rapidly reshaping Minnesota, including increased ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Globe University, Minnesota School of Business on Pentagon 'probation'

The U.S. Department of Defense has put Globe University, Minnesota School of Business on probationary status, blocking the two private colleges from using some federal military educational benefits.The Star Tribune has a report on the move by the Pentagon, ... [Published Twin Cities Business Journal - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

She's a 2-term AG. They hope to end her party's reign.

Minnesota's Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party has held the attorney general's office for 43 years, and incumbent Lori Swanson hopes her record will help her extend that streak.Her Republican opponent, state Sen. Scott Newman of Hutchinson says voters weary ... [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Minnesota Attorney General sues Plano-based credit card service company

On Wednesday, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit against the Plano-based company Apex Merchant Group LLC for using “bait and switch” tactics, through which it promised small businesses it could save them money on credit card processing ... [Published Lewisville Leader - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 3 reports

July: 2 for-profit colleges in Minn. misled students, left them in debt, Swanson says

Dillon Zerwas of New Prague was two weeks into his first criminal-justice class at the Minnesota School of Business when a substitute teacher broke the news. The college, he told him, wasn’t certified to train police officers in Minnesota.“I was dumbstruck,” ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 05 2014]

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...You'll see bad companies kind of park their headquarters there and emanate their fraud outward around the country," Swanson said. "that's not the situation we have in minnesota, and by taking these enforcement actions, i want to make sure we keep it that way."

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ELECTION GUIDE 2014 [Published Macalester College Mac Weekly - 12 hours ago]
Write-in to determine School seat [Published Mille Lacs County Times - 21 hours ago]
Election Day approaches for Plymouth voters [Published Sun Sailor - Oct 30 2014]
Swanson Is Overly Political, Foes Say; She Deni... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 30 2014]
Election could change face of school board, may... [Published Princeton Union Eagle - Oct 29 2014]
NAACP attorney general forum back on [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 29 2014]
Maren Schroeder: Vote for independent attorney ... [Published Winona Daily News - Oct 29 2014]
Third-party candidates talk crime [Published Minnesota Daily - Oct 29 2014]
Daily Digest: Election minus one week [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 28 2014]
Swanson seeks third term against Newman, Dawkin... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 28 2014]
Quiet fight for Minnesota attorney general coul... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 27 2014]
NAACP criticizes decisions by Swanson, Newman t... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 27 2014]
The crowded, predictable, mostly invisible race... [Published MinnPost - Oct 24 2014]
Voter's Guide: Minnesota Attorney General [Published Perham Focus - Oct 24 2014]
Minnesota Attorney General [Published Gold Industry Today - Oct 24 2014]
AG’s office is no place for politics, candidate... [Published Marshall Independent - Oct 23 2014]
Minnesota: Swanson for A.G.; Otto for auditor [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 22 2014]
GOP hopeful seeks to break DFL hold on AG's office [Published Fort Mills Times - Oct 22 2014]
As Nov. 4 nears, Pipestone an incre... [Published Pipestone County Star - Oct 22 2014]
Crookston Park Board: Would city buy pool from ... [Published Crookston Daily Times - Oct 21 2014]
Endorsement: For attorney general, Lori Swanson [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
Military tuition assistance blocked for new stu... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 21 2014]
Letter: Minnesota needs Newman in AGs office [Published Red Wing Republican Eagle - Oct 20 2014]
Plano-based Apex Merchant Group sued by Minneso... [Published Frisco Enterprise - Oct 20 2014]
Globe University, Minnesota School of Business ... [Published Twin Cities Business Journal - Oct 20 2014]
The Daily Digest: Surrogate Season [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 20 2014]
Pentagon puts Globe U., Minn. School of Busines... [Published University Business - Oct 19 2014]
She's a 2-term AG. They hope to end her party's... [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 18 2014]
Campaign Notebook: Democrats dominate Mankato a... [Published Insurance News Net - Oct 18 2014]
Pentagon puts Globe University, Minnesota Schoo... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
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