Campaign 2008: 3rd District

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)
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)
Democratic congressional candidate Ashwin Madia says he raised more money than Republican Erik Paulsen in the latest fundraising period. (07/14/2008)
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. (07/09/2008)
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. (05/29/2008)
Erik Paulsen has won the GOP endorsement in Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District. (04/19/2008)
It took eight ballots and nearly seven hours, but DFLers in Minnesota's third district have endorsed Ashwin Madia for Congress. (04/12/2008)
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. (Midday, 04/11/2008)
DFL delegates in Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District will try to choose a candidate Saturday to run for the seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Jim Ramstad. (04/11/2008)
The DFL is hoping to win the seat that currently belongs to U.S. Rep. Jim Ramstad, R-Minn., who is retiring after this year. But first they have to settle on a candidate. (03/14/2008)
Republican State Rep. Erik Paulsen is pledging to reform education and bring down the cost of healthcare if he is elected to Congress. Paulsen officially announced his candidacy for Minnesota's third district in Minnetonka, Minn., on Sunday. (01/27/2008)
The state senator becomes the second Democrat to announce a campaign for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Jim Ramstad, a moderate Republican. Iraq war veteran Ashwin Madia is also in the race. (11/05/2007)



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