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GOP Seeks Jolt To Senate Race Against Dem Franken

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.

07/21/2014

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GOP’s Dahlberg Raised $103K For Senate Race

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.

01/28/2014

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Hopeful Challenger To Sen. Franken Worth Up To $57M

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.

08/16/2013

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GOP’s McFadden Says $700K Raised For Franken Race

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.

07/02/2013

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9/11 Becomes Issue For Ads In Wis. Senate Race

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.

10/24/2012

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Talking Points: Sen. Klobuchar’s ‘Auto-Pilot’ Re-Election

As we head into the November elections, a race for U.S. Senate is often the most anticipated in any state.

06/10/2012

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Little-Known GOPer Joins Race Against Klobuchar

A Republican who’s not well known in state political circles is joining the race to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar.

08/22/2011

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2012 Dropout Pawlenty A No For Senate

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.

08/17/2011

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Severson Posts More Debt Than Cash In Senate Bid

The sole Republican currently in Minnesota’s 2012 U.S. Senate race has more debt than available cash in his first federal fundraising report.

07/15/2011

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Former Sen. Coleman Rules Out 2012 Minn. Campaign

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.

02/01/2011

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