Welcome to the Daily Digest. Minnesota: State Sen. Torrey Westrom, who is running against 7th Congressional  District Rep. Collin Peterson, has been named a ‘contender’ in the NRCC’s Young Guns program. (MPR News) State Sen. Julianne Ortman, who is seeking the GOP endorsement to challenge Sen. Al Franken, says she raised $375,000 in the first Read more

Welcome to the Daily Digest. Minnesota: Gov. Mark Dayton signed a minimum wage increase. (MPR News) Candidates, parties and interest groups file their first quarter fundraising numbers today. Stay tuned. Already, Gov. Dayton announced that he has raised $189,000 since the start of the year. (MPR News) A coalition of DFL donors that back him Read more

Welcome to the Daily Digest. Minnesota: Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday accused Republican critics of MNsure of waging a “propaganda campaign” to try to destroy the program. (MPR News) Minnesota’s lawmakers will allow first responders to use a heroin antidote to help people who have overdosed. Law enforcement officials don’t like another part of the Read more