Dem Rep. Atkins Skips Run For Minnesota Congressional SeatVeteran Minnesota state Rep. Joe Atkins is passing on a run for Congress.The seven-term Democrat said Thursday he wouldn't seek the suburban seat being vacated by Republican Rep. John Kline. Atkins says he's looking at running for a different office in the future, but declined to say which.
Analyst: 'Pawlenty Has A Double Edged Sword'Former Minnesota first lady Mary Pawlenty is thinking about running for the congressional seat currently held by Rep. John Kline.
2 Early Challengers In Kline's 2nd DistrictMinnesota Rep. John Kline will see challenges from both sides of the aisle if he chooses to run for re-election in 2016. A vice president at a medical device company and Kline's challenger in the 2014 Republican primary both announced Monday they will run for 2nd District seat.
Minn. GOP's Kline Gets Challenger From Own Party U.S. Rep. John Kline of Minnesota has a GOP endorsement challenger who says he's more conservative than the six-term incumbent congressman. David Gerson of South St. Paul kicked off his bid Monday at a state Capitol news conference.
Minn.'s Kline Advances In Bid For 6th Term Rep. John Kline has easily prevailed in a Minnesota Republican primary election as he seeks a sixth term in Congress representing a southern suburban district.
Kline Has $1.3M For Re-election In Redrawn 2nd Republican U.S. Rep. John Kline has $1.3 million in the bank as he seeks re-election in a newly redrawn 2nd Congressional District with a less conservative tilt.