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.
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.
So just what are the hottest races in Minnesota this election season? WCCO’s Laura Oakes goes Behind the Ballot.
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.
Jill Biden is scheduled to speak at a campaign event in Minneapolis this week.
A new ad campaign is asking Minnesota parents to start setting a better example for their kids in an effort to fight obesity.
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.
Nearly any discussion of Minnesota’s U.S. Senate race presumes Sen. Amy Klobuchar is a virtual lock for re-election, with such an advantage in money, name recognition and poll standing that some Republicans openly despair of their chances to keep her from a second term.
It’s called the Great Minnesota Get-together, but this year both sides in the campaign over the constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage are trying to make it the Great Minnesota Conversation.
The 2012 Presidential campaign set a record this week, but it’s one that calls for a Reality Check. The campaigns and their supporters have already spent as much money so far – it’s only mid-August — as they did for the entire 2008 campaign.
The campaign trail is heating up all across the nation as we get closer to the November elections, and two big names are headed to Minnesota next week.
Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack is kicking off his re-election campaign in northeastern Minnesota after Democratic primary voters chose former Rep. Rick Nolan as his opponent.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is coming to Minnesota for a fundraising appearance. An invitation says Romney will be in Minnesota on Aug. 23 to raise money for his campaign.
Two Democrats running in a northeastern Minnesota primary are lagging in the money chase.
The presidential election has taken a decidedly negative turn this past week, with the fierce debate over when Mitt Romney left his job at Bain Capitol.