Republican 3rd District Congressional candidate Erik Paulsen says his fundraising has topped the $1 million mark. Paulsen is running for the seat held by retiring Republican Rep. Jim Ramstad.
Democratic Congresswoman Betty McCollum says
that a Playboy article written by Senate candidate Al Franken eight
years ago presents a serious political problem for Democratic
candidates this year.
Former Republican Minnesota Gov. and Congressman Al Quie and former Republican U.S. Sen. Dave Durenberger join Midday to preview the Republican State Convention and discuss what it takes to be elected and serve in public office.
There are two Democrats who want to challenge Republican Michele Bachmann for her seat in Congress: Elwyn Tinklenberg and Bob Olson. One of them will get the party's endorsement this weekend.
Third district DFL congressional candidates are in a tight race. Looking to fill the seat left by Republican Jim Ramstad, Ashwin Madia and Terri Bonoff will discuss key issues facing Congress.