The candidates vying to succeed U.S. Rep. Jim Ramstad, R-Minn., debated issues ranging from Iraq to Social Security to gay marriage in a forum this evening sponsored by AARP and Twin Cities Public Television. You can listen to it here. And here’s what the candidates looked like while they were waiting for the show to Read more →
Archives for September 16, 2008
Republican Erik Paulsen’s campaign sent out an e-mail blast to his supporters this afternoon. It revealed a few tidbits like the upcoming debates in the 3rd District and his new ad. But the most interesting part is Paulsen’s note on his fundraising: Some additional good news, on Friday I reached a fundraising milestone of $2 Read more →
The Chaska Herald is reporting that a mid-October debate has been scheduled between GOP Rep. John Kline and DFL challenger Steve Sarvi. The Greater Carver Country Chambers of Commerce is sponsoring the debate. It’s on October 13th at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in the MacMillan Auditorium.
State Rep. Mark Olson, R-Big Lake, will make one more bid in the Senate District 16 special election as a write-in candidate. Olson lost the Republican primary last Tuesday to Alison Krueger. But the next day, Olson notified the secretary of state’s office that he will be a write-in candidate in the general election on Read more →
Just eight days before voters go to the polls, the candidates in one of the hottest congressional races in the country will appear together on Minnesota Public Radio News. Democrat Ashwin Madia, Republican Erik Paulsen and Independence Party candidate David Dillon will be Gary Eichten’s guests on Oct. 27. The program will be part of Read more →
When you first visit Norm Coleman’s campaign website it doesn’t say a word about the Republican incumbent. Instead, it features the latest ad questioning Franken’s temperment. You have to click on one of the entries to actually find out where Coleman stands on the issues. Coleman’s own name isn’t even on the front page. UPDATE: Read more →
The economy is the focus of the campaign as Wall Street braces for another tough day. The Fed, meanwhile, just pumped $50 billion into the nation’s financial system. The news comes as Minnesotans are already worried about pocketbook issues. The Minnesota poll says seven in ten think the government needs to do more to help Read more →