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.
Patting his notes for emphasis, Sen. Al Franken made an impassioned case: The Internet needs to be free for all, he said, not customized so that big corporations can optimize it.
WCCO is hosting a debate between U.S. Senate candidates Mike McFadden and the incumbent Sen. Al Franken on Sunday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. We’re looking for your questions!
Mike McFadden leaned his sturdy frame over the front counter of the Shady Drive Inn as the owner aired the same frustrations with political gridlock that some of her regular customers grumble about.
Republican Steve Dahlberg is reporting that he raised $103,000 in his first three months as a U.S. Senate candidate. He is among a group of Republicans seeking the party’s backing to run against Democratic Sen. Al Franken in November.
The Republican businessman running to challenge Democrat Al Franken for U.S. Senate next year reported Friday that he’s worth at least $15 million and as much $57 million.
Minnesota Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden says he has scooped up more than $700,000 in donations in his challenge to Sen. Al Franken. The quick start McFadden touted Tuesday makes clear that next year’s contest will be expensive.
The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have suddenly become a major issue in Wisconsin’s surprisingly tight U.S. Senate race. Tommy Thompson invoked Sept. 11 in a statewide television advertisement on Tuesday, attacking Democratic challenger Tammy Baldwin.
As we head into the November elections, a race for U.S. Senate is often the most anticipated in any state.
A Republican who’s not well known in state political circles is joining the race to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Wednesday definitively ruled out a 2012 campaign for the U.S. Senate after ending his Republican bid for the White House a few days ago.
The sole Republican currently in Minnesota’s 2012 U.S. Senate race has more debt than available cash in his first federal fundraising report.
Republican Norm Coleman won’t seek a return to the Senate in 2012 in a Minnesota race that would have pitted him against Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar.