MPR’s Midday program will hold a debate between Mike Ciresi, Al Franken and Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer on Tuesday, February 5th. The debate will be held at noon and can be heard on Midday. The three candidates are vying to win the DFL endorsement for U.S. Senate. GOP Senator Norm Coleman is running for reelection.
Archives for January 31, 2008
DFL U.S. Senate candidate Mike Ciresi has spent $516 thousand on his campaign despite a pledge to not self-finance. MPR’s Mark Zdechlik has the details: Ciresi’s campaign raised $294,623 during the last months of 2007. Ciresi kicked in more than $512,000 of his own money. DFLer Al Franken raised nearly $1.9 million during the third Read more →
Minnesota’s Barack Obama campaign says Saturday’s event at the Target Center has essentially been sold out. A campaign spokesman says 15 thousand online tickets have been given out and the campaign is expected to give out a few thousand paper tickets. Update — All tix are gone. No tickets are available. I’m told there’s a Read more →
GOP Rep. Jim Ramstad backs John McCain for president. AP has the story: ST. PAUL (AP) – U.S. Representative Jim Ramstad is endorsing Senator John McCain for president. The popular moderate Republican from Minnesota says in a prepared statement that McCain is “clearly the most tested, experienced and capable candidate” and the most qualified to Read more →
A new MPR/University of Minnesota Humphrey School poll has Hillary Clinton and John McCain leading in the race for president in Minnesota. Here’s the story. Here’s the complete poll methodology which includes head to heads, etc. Barack Obama will hold his Saturday rally at the Target Center. The Star Tribune and the Pi Press have Read more →