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Talking Points: Graves Vs. Bachmann For 6th District

A new Star Tribune poll says that Rep. Michele Bachmann holds a six-point lead in her race against hotel executive Jim Graves. Of those surveyed, 51 percent favor Bachmann while 45 percent say they will vote for Graves.

10/21/2012

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Esme’s Blog: Left Out Of The Electoral College Battle

President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney are focusing all of their time on a handful of states, because the reality of this election is that the winner of the presidency may well lose the popular vote.

10/20/2012

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Even 20-Somethings Targeted In Distracted Driving Campaign

Fasten and focus; AAA Minneapolis hopes distracted drivers will pay attention to its new ad campaign.

10/17/2012

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The 6th District Race: Bachmann Vs. Graves

Minnesota’s sixth congressional district race is one of the hottest contested races in the country.

10/14/2012

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Klobuchar Enters Final Stretch With Almost $5M

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar is expected to have a commanding financial advantage for the final weeks of her re-election campaign against Republican Kurt Bills.

10/12/2012

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Kline Has $1.4M For Last Push In Minn.’s 2nd Dist.

Republican Rep. John Kline has a healthy bank balance for the final weeks of his race against Democrat Mike Obermueller.

10/12/2012

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Behind The Ballot: Have We Seen The Last Of ‘Candidate’ Pawlenty?

Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. An election year with some disappointments turned out well in the end for former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty.

09/27/2012

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Behind The Ballot: The Female Vote

So just what are the hottest races in Minnesota this election season? WCCO’s Laura Oakes goes Behind the Ballot.

09/27/2012

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Reality Check: Who Has More Money In Marriage Amendment Battle?

The biggest election contest in Minnesota isn’t the U.S. Senate race or the Presidential race. It’s the campaigns to pass — or defeat — the constitutional amendment to define marriage as between one man and one woman.

09/26/2012

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Outside Groups Target Minn. Legislative Races

Campaign spending reports posted Wednesday are showing the roadmap to the most competitive legislative campaigns this fall, with outside groups offering detailed disclosure about where they’re placing their bets.

09/26/2012

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Behind The Ballot: Hottest Races In Minnesota

So just what are the hottest races in Minnesota this election season? WCCO’s Laura Oakes goes Behind the Ballot.

09/24/2012

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Biden Is Back As Wis. Takes On Added Importance

Vice President Joe Biden was back campaigning in Wisconsin on Thursday. The Vice President spoke to an enthusiastic crowd at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire this morning. It was his second visit to the state this month.

09/13/2012

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Jill Biden To Appear In Minneapolis Friday

Jill Biden is scheduled to speak at a campaign event in Minneapolis this week.

09/11/2012

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Blue Cross Ads Aim To Fight Obesity By Targeting Parents

A new ad campaign is asking Minnesota parents to start setting a better example for their kids in an effort to fight obesity.

09/10/2012

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Mpls. Firefighters Want You To ‘Fill The Boot’

Firefighters in Minneapolis are going to be asking you to Fill the Boot. The Fill-the-Boot campaign helps to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

09/05/2012

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