Outside Group Ads Up In Minn. Governor Race An outside political group's new television promotes Minnesota Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Honour as having the toughest stance against the nation's new health care law.
Minn. GOP Operative Sets Campaign Group In MotionThere's a new player among outside groups seeking to shape Minnesota elections.
Reality Check: The Truth About Property TaxesSpecial interest groups can spend the money to say almost whatever they want in a campaign commercial. And that's what the liberal-leaning Alliance for a Better Minnesota does.
Dem Ally Focuses On GOP-Run Legislature With TV AdA group working to put Democrats in control of the Minnesota Legislature is launching a TV ad attacking Republican legislative majorities for the 2011 state government shutdown and property tax increases.
Coming Next Week: TV Ads On Congress, LegislatureTV ads about Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack, Democrat Rick Nolan and the Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature are expected to start next week.
Reality Check: Ad Supports Dayton Amid ShutdownThere were no budget meetings Wednesday between Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican leaders. That brings the state one step closer to a government shutdown.
Dayton Ally Spent Almost $6M On Minn. Gov's RaceA Democratic-backed independent group spent $5.7 million on the race for Minnesota governor last year, mainly on TV ads attacking Republican Tom Emmer.
Reality Check: Ad Accuses Emmer Of School Aid CutsA new television commercial by the liberal group Alliance for a Better Minnesota accuses Republican Tom Emmer of planning to cut school aid if he's elected.