Norm Coleman addressed the Texas lawsuit that alleges that a contributor funneled money to the Coleman family. Coleman called the lawsuit “false and defamatory.” You can read AP’s story of the account here. Here’s the audio from Coleman’s news conference: Hays Companies (where Laurie Coleman works) also released a statement.
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Republican Senator Norm Coleman will hold a news conference to address what the campaign calls “false and defamatory allegations” in a lawsuit filed in Texas. The suit alleges that a Coleman ally has funneled $75,000 to the Colemans. The Star Tribune, the Pi Press, The Huffington Post and Fox9 have stories. The attorney in the Read more →
DFLer Ashwin Madia, Republican Erik Paulsen and Independence Party candidate David Dillon met for their last scheduled debate Thursday at the headquarters of UnitedHealth Group in Minnetonka. The questions came from the company’s employees and most of them dealt with health care reform. The candidates outlined their positions, stuck to their talking points and avoided Read more →
I-P Senate candidate Dean Barkley’s first ad will start running this week. The campaign wouldn’t release the ad buy but a local TV official says the total buy is $50,000 in the Twin Cities. The ads will run on WCCO ($22,000), KMSP ($15,200), KARE ($4500), KSTP ($5375). I’m told Barkley’s buyer is also looking to Read more →