Democrat El Tinklenberg says he’s planning an advertising blitz in light of his recent cash infusion. Tinklenberg raised more than $600 thousand in the 48 hours after GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann questioned the views of Barack Obama and members of Congress.
Bachmann appeared on WCCO on Sunday morning. She addressed her comments regarding Obama but not the comments regarding an investigation of other members of Congress.
The Star Tribune says the 6th District race looks different.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell called Bachmann’s comments “nonsense.”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi campaigns for 3rd District DFLer Ashwin Madia in Bloomington today.
The Washington Post says Madia is a poster boy for Democratic hopes.
The Pi Press profiles Minnesota’s 1st District race between DFL Rep. Tim Walz and Republican Brian Davis.
2008 Race for President
The Star Tribune/Minnesota poll shows Barack Obama with an 11 point lead over John McCain.
Obama campaigns in GOP leaning areas.
He’s called a socialist and a Muslim during an appearance at Fayetteville, NC.
John McCain says he’s the guardian of the middle class.
GOP VP Sarah Palin’s SNL appearance gets huge ratings.
Mary Pawlenty continued to campaign in PA.
DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke in Wisconsin.
2008 Race for Senate
A KSTP/Survey USA poll shows the Senate race in a dead heat. GOP Sen. Norm Coleman has small lead over DFLer Al Franken but it’s within MOE.
WCCO interviews GOP Sen. Norm Coleman.
I-P candidate Dean Barkley also sat down with WCCO.
RealClearPolitics says Franken has a slight advantage.
The Senate candidates square off in another debate on Friday.
AP asks “Is Norm Coleman partisan or independent?”
The Star Tribune has the second part of its profile of Al Franken.
Franken visited three Indian reservations.
Coleman campaigned in Forest Lake.
Bloomberg says Ventura haunts the Senate race.
A top White House adviser says parts of the U.S. are in a recession.
The Delta Queen is planning a good-bye celebration. DFL Rep. Jim Oberstar is mentioned.