Last Chance For Governor Candidates To Get Digs InDemocratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican rival Jeff Johnson are holding their final face-to-face debate before Minnesota voters decide the election. Friday's debate on Twin Cities Public Television's "Almanac" program is the fifth time they have met on stage.
Barnstorming Tours Rev Up As Campaigns Near EndMinnesota'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.
Biden Stumps In Hibbing For Democrat NolanVice President Joe Biden has urged Democrats in northeast Minnesota's Iron Range to get out the vote for U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan. Biden spoke Thursday at Hibbing Community College to try to give a boost to Nolan, a first-term Democratic incumbent who's locked in a tight race with GOP candidate Stewart Mills.
In Money Chase, Minnesota Dems Keep Upper HandMinnesota Democrats have maintained the financial upper hand in an election campaign where the party is seeking to keep a firm grip on state government power. Fundraising reports made public Wednesday show Democratic candidates and groups outspending their Republican counterpart in key races.
Franken, McFadden Settle On 3 Debates Sen. Al Franken and Republican challenger Mike McFadden will debate three times before the November election.
Minn. March To Nov. Election Starts In Feb. Election Day is 11 months away, but there are plenty of campaign-related deadlines dotting the Minnesota calendar. Four weeks from Tuesday, Minnesota's major parties are holding precinct caucuses.
Primaries For Minn. Legislature Will Shape FieldTwo Republicans seeking an open Minnesota House seat in the Mora area are planning to help each other after the Aug. 14 primary, no matter who wins.