Campaign 2008: U.S. Senate

Minnesota's three major party U.S. Senate candidates all gave different answers when asked what they think the nation's biggest threat is. (10/11/2008)
Republican U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman said today he will suspend any negative campaign ads he has control over because of the economic crisis. (10/10/2008)
With less than a month to go before the Nov. 4 election, Midday's "Meet the Candidates" series continues with Independence Party U.S. Senate candidate Dean Barkley. (Midday, 10/10/2008)
DFL Senate candidate Al Franken is criticizing Republican Sen. Norm Coleman on Social Security. (10/09/2008)
New Minnesota Public Radio News/University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute polls indicate the bad economic news last week cost Republican Sen. Norm Coleman a lead in the U.S. Senate race. (10/08/2008)
The hotly debated $700 billion bailout bill passed by Congress last week introduced a number of complicated financial concepts into the pop culture lexicon lately. (10/06/2008)
Midday rebroadcasts the first U.S. Senate debate with Republican candidate Norm Coleman, Democratic candidate Al Franken and Independence Party candidate Dean Barkley. (Midday, 10/06/2008)
An unsettled U.S. Senate race provoked sharp exchanges Sunday night between Republican Sen. Norm Coleman and Democratic challenger Al Franken on the ailing economy, the war in Iraq and the art of compromise. A third man in the race, Dean Barkley, kept both rivals on their toes. (10/05/2008)
Former Vice President Al Gore says Democrats will do well in next month's election as long as voters consider the results of the past eight years. (10/04/2008)
DFL Senate candidate Al Franken Thursday sharply criticized the Wall Street bailout the Senate approved Wednesday night. (10/02/2008)
Minnesotans are seeing more Senate campaign ads than ever before, thanks to Republican and Democratic candidates flush with campaign cash. Analysts say most of the ads are negative and that they are not designed to educate voters. (10/01/2008)
Former DFL U.S. Senate candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer spoke recently at the Westminster Town Hall Forum in Minneapolis. Nelson-Pallmeyer teaches in the Justice and Peace Studies Department at the University of St. Thomas. His speech was titled "Building a Movement to Rescue a Nation and Save the Earth." (10/01/2008)
Sen. Norm Coleman is explaining comments he made over the weekend about the taxpayer money used to bail out failing financial institutions. (09/23/2008)
DFL Senate candidate Al Franken says Congress should not give the Bush administration a "blank check" as it considers a $700 billion plan to bail out the financial industry. (09/23/2008)
A special program from America Abroad and CNN, features former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright, James A. Baker, III, Warren Christopher, Henry Kissinger and Colin L. Powell in a discussion about the foreign policy challenges facing the next president of the United States. (Midday, 09/23/2008)




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