Gathering donations from as far away as Singapore, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Scott Honour is leading the fundraising race among the five candidates vying to challenge Gov. Mark Dayton this fall. Campaign finance reports filed yesterday by Honour, Jeff Johnson, Sen. Dave Thompson of Lakeville, Rep. Kurt Zellers of Maple Grove and Marty Seifert offer the Read more

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

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