Politico says the National Republican Congressional Committee bought ad time in the 3rd Congressional District. Independence Party candidate David Dillon, DFLer Ashwin Madia and Republican Erik Paulsen are vying for the open seat being vacated by GOP Rep. Jim Ramstad. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee already reserved ad time in the district as well.

Gov. Pawlenty’s public schedule says he will be doing interviews from the State Fair on Wednesday afternoon. He’s also expected to be in Denver on Thursday to counter the DNC. The governor also tells Rachel Stassen-Berger with the Political Animal that he is scheduled to be in Minnesota on Friday. Friday is the day that Read more