Republican Sen. Norm Coleman's re-election campaign is apologizing to two Minnesota newspapers for two nearly identical letters to the editor that ended up published under two different names. The campaign acknowledges a staffer was behind the letters.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mike Ciresi trails behind comedian-turned candidate Al Franken for the party's nomination. He hopes to convince DFL delegates that Franken can't win against incumbent Republican Norm Coleman.
The three candidates competing for the DFL endorsement for U.S. Senate had one final chance today to reach voters before Tuesday night's caucuses. They took part in a live debate on Minnesota Public Radio. One of them will face Republican incumbent Norm Coleman in November.
A new Minnesota Public Radio News/Humphrey Institute Poll indicates DFL Senate hopeful Al Franken poses a tougher re-election threat to Republican Sen. Norm Coleman than any of the other Democrats who want Coleman's job.
Minneapolis attorney Mike Ciresi is one of the Democrats seeking to challenge U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn., in this year's election. He takes listener questions as part of Midday's "Meet the Candidates" series.