Re-elected U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he will continue working across party lines even as Democrats become the minority party in the Senate.
GOP U.S. Senate hopeful Mike McFadden says Minnesota’s Republican party is in better shape than two years ago, despite his loss to Sen. Al Franken.
Sen. Al Franken is the projected winner for Minnesota’s U.S. Senate race.
Democratic Sen. Al Franken hoped to win a second term in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday more comfortably than he won his first. Franken’s victory by a mere 312 votes in a 2008 recount made him an alluring target for Republicans, who hoped to seize control of the Senate.
We’re a year into MNsure. The largest and cheapest carrier is out, the rates are going up and critics continue to call it a failure. What could this mean for the midterm elections? No matter how you feel about MNSure, it has provided for a lot of back and forth between the candidates this election season.
The latest poll in the U.S. Senate race shows the gap has not tightened between the leading candidates in Minnesota.
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Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mike McFadden is suggesting Sen. Al Franken may have broken election law by coordinating with a political action committee. At issue is a pair ads — one released by Franken and a pro-Franken spot from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Independence USA PAC — that appear to use some of the same video footage of the freshman Democrat.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken and GOP challenger Mike McFadden met for a third and final debate Sunday evening, capping off a campaign that for McFadden and Republicans looks like the race that could have been. The two candidates brought their mostly sleepy campaign to a close by agreeing with each other more than ever before at the debate hosted by Minnesota Public Radio.
The leading candidates for Minnesota’s top offices are spending the final campaign weekend giving pep talks to the party faithful knocking on doors and calling persuadable voters. Democratic Sen. Al Franken told canvassers in a St. Paul suburb that races are “won at the door” and says his 312-vote win six years ago proves nothing can be taken for granted.
Minnesota candidates are entering the final weekend of Campaign 2014.
A new ad from U.S. Senator Al Franken accuses his Republican challenger Mike McFadden of helping shut down a Montana paper mill, and costing workers hundreds of jobs.
Minnesota’s Democratic candidates banded together Wednesday for a splashy launch of a six-day statewide bus tour featuring the ticket’s biggest names, while their Republican opponents went their own ways in smaller-scale campaign swings less than a week before the midterm.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden is hitting back against a campaign ad that portrays him as a ruthless businessman.
Republican Senate hopeful Mike McFadden is fighting back against Democrats’ attempts to brand him as a ruthless businessman. The pushback comes in response to the latest attack ad from Sen. Al Franken.