Posted at 8:53 AM on September 11, 2008
by Molly Bloom
Filed under: Daily Digest
2008 Race for U.S. Senate
2008 Race for U.S. Congress
The debate over debates begins in the 6th Congressional District.
Democratic Rep. Tim Walz and Republican challenger Brian Davis will speak at the King Turkey Day Festival this Saturday in Worthington.
State Sen. Dick Day bemoans the eight percent voter turnout in his district.
2008 Race for President
Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama put aside their differences to commemorate 9/11 together.
The Obama campaign's RV tour through greater Minnesota makes a stop in Bemidji.
The Washington Post notes the increase of attacks on Obama by McCain.
Obama is readjusting to deal with the focus on Gov. Sarah Palin, says the Wall Street Journal.
Norm Coleman, sitting on the Senate panel on offshore tax abuse, takes Wall Street banks to task for helping foreign clients dodge taxes.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other Democrats clash with the Bush administration over the disrepair of the nation's bridges.
MN's Congressional delegation asks Health and Human Services chair to reinstate Medicaid for 18,000 low-income Minnesotans.
Rep. Michele Bachmann is not pleased with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's drilling proposal.
More than 40 journalists were arrested or detained at the RNC.
Judge orders men accused of possessing Molotov cocktails to stay in jail.
Courts are dealing with an increased workload due to RNC arrests.
The St. Paul Police Dept. will get to keep special security gear bought for the RNC.
Sept. 11 Commemoration
Gov. Tim Pawlenty proclaims that today will be observed as Patriot Day and flags will be flown at half-staff.
A memorial ceremony is being held at Ground Zero.