Smaller-Than-Expected Field For Rep. Kline's Seat Grows By 1An open congressional seat once expected to set off a stampede of hopefuls so far hasn't attracted many candidates. Former Republican state Sen. John Howe announced his campaign for Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District Tuesday.
McFadden Opts Against Run For Kline's Seat In CongressFormer U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden says he won't run for Congress. McFadden was one of several Republican contenders weighing a bid to replace Rep. John Kline, who announced his plans to retire this month.
Franken Trounced McFadden In Senate Money RaceWhen it came to candidate money in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, it wasn't even close.
Franken Pledges To Work Across Party LinesRe-elected U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he will continue working across party lines even as Democrats become the minority party in the Senate.
McFadden Touts Party's Progress In LossGOP 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.
Franken Captures 2nd Term In US SenateSen. Al Franken is the projected winner for Minnesota's U.S. Senate race.
Franken Hopes For Easier Senate Path Against McFaddenDemocratic 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.
1 Year Later, MNsure Remains A Hot Topic For CandidatesWe'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.
Despite Favorable Polls, Sen. Franken Not Overconfident In Race Against McFaddenThe latest poll in the U.S. Senate race shows the gap has not tightened between the leading candidates in Minnesota.
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McFadden To File Complaint Against Franken For AdsRepublican 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.
Franken, McFadden Cap Off Race With Final DebateU.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.
Minnesota Candidates Scrounge For Late VotesThe 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.
Franken Campaigns With Fred Armisen; McFadden Stops In RochesterMinnesota candidates are entering the final weekend of Campaign 2014.
Reality Check: Franken's Ad Claims McFadden Closed Mont. Paper MillA 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.