The former Democratic Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate will hold hold a fundraiser on Monday morning for Democrat Matt Entenza. Entenza’s campaign reports that Daschle and former Michigan Gov. Jim Blanchard will hold a fundraiser for Entenza in Washington D.C. The event will be held at the at the DLA Piper Law firm. Entenza’s wife, Lois Quam, worked on one of Daschle’s early campaigns. Entenza’s spokeswoman, Bridget Cusick, says the family has known Daschle for quite some time.
Entenza is one of a dozen Democrats who are running for governor. He will work to win the DFL endorsement on April 24th but has indicated he’ll run in the August primary if he doesn’t win party backing.