The Daily Digest

The campaign finance reports will be released later this morning. Check back to the blog for updated information.

Republican Tom Emmer’s campaign issued a statement on Monday saying the campaign raised $2.8 million for the campaign.

A St. Cloud State survey says Democrat Mark Dayton is up 10 points on Emmer.

Emmer, Dayton and the IP’s Tom Horner will take part in a debate tonight in Mankato.

Democrat Mark Dayton will campaign in Austin, MN. He took a break from campaigning on Monday because of laryngitis.

Emmer will campaign in southern Minnesota.

Horner will campaign in the Twin Cities before tonight’s debate.

Gov. Pawlenty campaigned with Emmer again on Monday.

MPR takes a look at where the candidates stand on financing education.

WCCO reality checks the MN Forward ad and says the police office in the ad needs to have married up big time to be hit by Dayton’s tax plan.

Race for Congress

Three of the candidates for Congress in Minnesota’s 6th District will debate the issues in St. Cloud today. It’s the first time GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann and Democrat Tarryl Clark will go toe to toe.

MPR’s Midday will host debates for the candidates in the 2nd and 3rd Congressional Districts at 11am.

The Edina Chamber won’t allow video or recording devices into it’s 3rd District debate on Wednesday.

MPR profiles Democrat Tarryl Clark’s campaign.

The House and Senate shattered fundraising records for the Midterms.

Outside spending in Minnesota’s 1st District eclipsed the $1 million mark.

Here’s the 4th District debate on Midday.

Here’s the 5th District debate on Midday.

A Politico poll says independent voters are driving GOP gains.

2010 Other

Former GOP Rep. Jim Ramstad backs Attorney General candidate Lori Swanson Chris Barden. Sorry for the error

Rhode Island’s Democratic candidate for governor tells President Obama to “take his endorsement and shove it.”


Iran says it’s been funding Afghanistan and Afghan president Hamid Karzai for years.

The Minnesota poll shows President Obama with 51 percent support in Minnesota.

St. Paul’s Union Depot secured $40 million in federal funds.

President Obama pushes for tougher fuel economy standards on trucks and buses.

Under the Dome

Anoka-Hennepin Schools clarified their anti-bullying policy to include gays.

Pawlenty for Prez Watch

Gov. Pawlenty will campaign in eight states over the next week.

The Center for Responsive Politics takes a closer look at how Pawlenty’s PAC is spending its money.


MPR takes a look at the late Sen. Paul Wellstone’s FBI files.

  • Jill Larson

    Jim Ramstad endorsed Chris Barden for Attorney General, not Lori Swanson, as your headline states.

  • peter hill

    Typo – the linked story says Ramstad is endorsing Swanson’s opponent.