Joe the Plumber leads the Digest. Both candidates make pitches to Joe in the final debate.
WCCO Reality Checks the statements around Joe the Plumber.
Gov. Pawlenty praises McCain’s performance.
The RNC pulls out of Wisconsin to protect the red states.
Cindy McCain, requested, and got cell phone coverage.
Obama’s 30 minute commercial will delay the World Series by 18 minutes.
Both presidential campaigns are working the sportsmen vote hard in northern Minnesota.
The husband of GOP VP candidate Sarah Palin, Todd Palin, will campaign in northern Minnesota today and tomorrow.
The Independence Party of Minnesota may endorse for president.
Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn will be in Blaine today.
2008 Race for Senate
Another debate is scheduled for tonight. Duluth is the host.
Coleman defends his vote on the bailout bill in Winona.
I-P candidate Dean Barkley introduces the Voter Empowerment Act.
2008 Race for Congress
DFLer Ashwin Madia and Republican Erik Paulsen are about even in the money race.
UVA Political Science professor Larry Sabato says Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District is a toss-up and Minnesota’s 1st is Likely Democratic.
The Minnesota Independent says Madia is misleading with the Iraq surplus.
DFL Rep. Betty McCollum and GOP challenger Ed Matthews squared off at a public forum. They’re running in the 4th.
Judge allows exit polling.
Ford Motor Co. says it’s laying off workers from St. Paul’s plant.
179 bridge victims file collapse claims.
Gov. Pawlenty speaks to the Duluth Chamber of Commerce dinner tonight.
The Army says Ratchet the dog will go free. DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar and DFL Rep. Keith Ellison are mentioned.
DFL Rep. Jim Oberstar isn’t happy with the FAA’s plan for slot auctions at airports.