WASHINGTON – The fundraising race in what’s likely to be Minnesota’s most-contested congressional district picked up several degrees after incumbent DFLer Rick Nolan announced a $265,000 haul in the first three months of the year, his biggest to date since returning to Congress in 2013. His Republican challenger,  Stewart Mills, brought in $203,000. Nolan’s campaign Read more

WASHINGTON – Amid signs that Republicans are beginning to target DFL U.S. Sen. Al Franken this fall, Franken’s fundraising picked up considerably in the first three months of 2014. Days ahead of a federal disclosure deadline, the first-term senator’s campaign announced that Franken raised $2.7 million, a 28 percent increase over the previous quarter. Franken Read more