Posted at 6:37 AM on October 4, 2012
by Catharine Richert
Filed under: Daily Digest
Welcome to the Daily Digest, where Medicare is front and center in the 8th CD, Ryan will fundraise in Minnesota, and the presidential candidates debated.
PoliGraph says a claim about the number of people who could have trouble voting if the voter ID amendment is passed is fraught with uncertainty.
Opponents and proponents of the voter ID amendment debate today.
The St. Louis County Board opposes the marriage amendment.
The state has asked a court not to block Minnesota's wolf hunt.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Collin Peterson talked locally made products in Crookston.
Gov. Mark Dayton took his jobs tour to the Iron Range.
The Pennsylvania voter ID case is far from over, the Associated Press reports.
The Race for Congress
The 8th Congressional District ad war over Medicare heats up.
The Minnesota Daily profiled Kurt Bills.
The Pioneer Press sat down with Rep. Michele Bachmann.
The Presidential Race
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debated in Denver last night. The economy was the top topic.
The New York Times dissects some of the claims made during the debate, including how Romney would pay for his $5 trillion tax cut.
Romney has suggested capping deductions at $17,000 to broaden the tax base.
The debate highlighted the two candidate's fundamentally different world views.
Also among the debate losers? Big Bird.
VP candidate Paul Ryan will headline a fundraiser in Minnesota next weekend.
At a rally today in Wisconsin, Obama will be pushing early voting.