They say the GOP will turn the program into a voucher system.
Paulsen now has more than $1.6 million in the bank.
The 3rd, 4th, 7th and 8th District candidates will attend debates this week.
The candidates in the 2nd, 3rd and 6th will meet on MPR’s The Daily Circuit.
The offer includes cow milking, butter carving and corn dog eating contests.
Michele Bachmann raised nearly $1.1 million and spent nearly $700,000 in 25 days.
The fundraising numbers cover the three months ending June 30th.
Paulsen has brought in more than $2 million since 2011.
Challengers running for Congress have diverse financial backgrounds.
Paulsen has $1.3 million in the bank, his DFL rival raised nearly $30,000.