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Outside Dem Group Launches Ad Attacking McFadden

A top Democratic-aligned group will begin airing ads this week attacking Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden. In the first big money pouring into the race, Alliance for a Better Minnesota’s ad will hit McFadden for considering an increase to the Medicare eligibility age. Deputy Director Joe Davis says the group will spend a “significant” six-figure sum to air the ad, which will start Tuesday and run through Election Day.

10/20/2014

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In Money Chase, Minnesota Dems Keep Upper Hand

Minnesota Democrats have the financial upper hand in an election campaign where the party is seeking to maintain a firm grip on state government power, according to fundraising reports made public Wednesday.

09/24/2014

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Outside Group Ads Up In Minn. Governor Race

An outside political group’s new television promotes Minnesota Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Honour as having the toughest stance against the nation’s new health care law.

05/13/2014

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Minn. GOP Operative Sets Campaign Group In Motion

There’s a new player among outside groups seeking to shape Minnesota elections.

09/25/2012

Reality Check

Reality Check: The Truth About Property Taxes

Special interest groups can spend the money to say almost whatever they want in a campaign commercial. And that’s what the liberal-leaning Alliance for a Better Minnesota does.

09/17/2012

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Dem Ally Focuses On GOP-Run Legislature With TV Ad

A group working to put Democrats in control of the Minnesota Legislature is launching a TV ad attacking Republican legislative majorities for the 2011 state government shutdown and property tax increases.

09/10/2012

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Coming Next Week: TV Ads On Congress, Legislature

TV ads about Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack, Democrat Rick Nolan and the Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature are expected to start next week.

09/07/2012

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Reality Check: Ad Supports Dayton Amid Shutdown

There were no budget meetings Wednesday between Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican leaders. That brings the state one step closer to a government shutdown.

06/01/2011

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Dayton Ally Spent Almost $6M On Minn. Gov’s Race

A Democratic-backed independent group spent $5.7 million on the race for Minnesota governor last year, mainly on TV ads attacking Republican Tom Emmer.

02/01/2011

Reality Check: Ad Accuses Emmer Of School Aid Cuts

A new television commercial by the liberal group Alliance for a Better Minnesota accuses Republican Tom Emmer of planning to cut school aid if he’s elected.

09/29/2010

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