The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is adding Minnesota’s 6th District to its Red to Blue program. That’s a distinction the national Democratic group gives to Republican-held seats it views as highly vulnerable. First-term U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., is facing a challenge in the 6th from former state Transportation Commissioner Elwyn Tinklenberg, who has endorsements Read more

The University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs is hosting separate forums this week with the three candidates running to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Jim Ramstad, R-Minn. Republican Erik Paulsen spoke today about global competitiveness (free trade, foreign language education, tax policy, etc.) DFLer Ashwin Madia spoke yesterday and addressed energy policy (carbon cap Read more