Campaign 2008: U.S. House

In addition to the parties and pageantry, there are also opportunities for candidates to raise money at the Democratic National Convention. But leaving the district 10 weeks before election day can be a gamble, a gamble Ashwin Madia decided to take. (08/26/2008)
The 3rd Congressional District is one of the most closely watched races in the country. The three candidates in the race held their first debate Thursday. (Midday, 08/22/2008)
The three major party candidates hoping to succeed retiring Republican Rep. Jim Ramstad appeared on stage together for the first time Thursday. (08/21/2008)
Madia wants to eliminate $14 billion in tax breaks for oil companies and spend the money to research and encourage the use of alternative energy. (08/12/2008)
The Republican running to replace retiring 3rd District U.S. Rep. Jim Ramstad is calling for off-shore drilling and more alternative energy. (08/08/2008)
Democratic congressional candidate Ashwin Madia paid $304 including late fees to reinstate a suspended state law license on Wednesday, a lapse his campaign staff described as an oversight. (08/06/2008)
The Farmfest congressional forum attracted large crowds of farmers and politicians Tuesday near Redwood Falls. (08/05/2008)
Minnesota DFL congressional candidate Ashwin Madia, whose parents immigrated to the U.S. from India, has received an outpouring of financial support from Indian Americans around the country. (07/25/2008)
Republican Congressional candidate Brian Davis has paid his property taxes late every year for the last five years. (07/23/2008)
Sixth District Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann insists gas prices would drop significantly if oil companies could drill in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (07/22/2008)
State Sen. Dick Day, R-Owatonna, and Mayo Clinic physician Brian Davis both want to defeat Democratic Rep. Tim Walz. But first one will have to beat the other in a Republican primary. (07/20/2008)
The leading Democrat to criticize Democratic Senate candidate Al Franken over racy material from his past career in satire isn't picking sides now that Franken faces a primary challenger. (07/18/2008)
Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is facing a primary election contest in the 6th District. (07/17/2008)
Despite a long career in public office, Republican congressional candidate and state Sen. Dick Day is trailing badly in the money race in Minnesota's 1st District. (07/15/2008)
Democratic congressional candidate Ashwin Madia says he raised more money than Republican Erik Paulsen in the latest fundraising period. (07/14/2008)

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