Stu Rothenberg is ranking the 3rd District and the 6th District at toss-up/tilt Democratic.
Archives for October 28, 2008
A KSTP/Survey USA poll shows a dead heat. Republican Erik Paulsen received support from 45% of those polled. DFLer Ashwin Madia polled at 44%. Other received 9% (Note: The pollster didn’t include I-P candidate David Dillon in the poll). The candidates running for Congress in the 3rd District are hoping to replace GOP Rep. Jim Read more →
GOP Sen. Norm Coleman may be getting a little help, says The Fix: The RNC line of credit is almost certain to be spent on a handful of vulnerable Republican incumbents who face varying levels of peril. That list includes North Carolina Sen. Elizabeth Dole, Oregon Sen. Gordon Smith, Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman, Kentucky Sen. Read more →
MPR’s Midday hosted debates in Minnesota’s 4th and 5th Districts today. DFL Rep. Betty McCollum and Republican Ed Matthews squared off first. DFL Rep. Keith Ellison, Republican Barb Davis White and the Independence Party’s Bill McGaughey also debated the issues later in the show. GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann and DFLer Elwyn Tinklenberg were orginally scheduled Read more →
Here’s the release: The Obama for America and Al Franken for Senate campaigns today announced that former President Bill Clinton will headline a “Five Days to Change” Get-Out-The-Vote rally in Minneapolis Thursday evening. Clinton will be joined by U.S. Senate candidate Al Franken and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. “President Clinton has always understood that you Read more →
MPR’s Tim Nelson sends along this dispatch: If you needed any further indication just how topsy-turvy this election season has become, you should have been at the recent “Obama Effect” conference at the University of Minnesota. Some of it was mind-crushing graduate school speak, but there were some moments of disorienting intrigue. At one point, Read more →
Republican Senator Norm Coleman is calling on Alaska Senator Ted Stevens to resign. A jury yesterday found the long-time Alaska Republican Senator guilty of seven counts of trying to hide more than $250 thousand in free home renovations and other gifts from a wealthy oil contractor. At a campaign stop in Inver Grove Heights, Coleman Read more →