MPR’s Laura McCallum moderated a forum for legislative candidates in three districts in the western suburbs last night. DFL Senator Terri Bonoff and Republican Judy Johnson in district 43, Republican Bill Cullen and DFL Representative Maria Ruud in 42A and DFLer John Benson and Republican Dave Johnson in 43B talked about education issues. Not surprisingly, Read more

The Reuters poll says the race in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District is close. Republican Michele Bachmann leads DFLer Patty Wetterling by three percentage points. Here’s the synopsis: “MINNESOTA 6 – Republican Michele Bachmann leads Democrat Patty Wetterling 46-43 percent in the race to succeed Rep. Mark Kennedy, who is running for senator.” They polled 500 Read more