The Alliance for a Better Minnesota, which is funded by wealthy Democratic donors, the Democratic Governors Association, labor unions and Native American Tribes reported raising close to $5.4 million. The group spent $4.4 million of that on ads criticizing Republican Tom Emmer.
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