Campaign 2008: U.S. Senate

Recent polls have Independence Party Senate candidate Dean Barkley gaining ground on Republican Sen. Norm Coleman and DFL candidate Al Franken. (09/15/2008)
Republican U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman says his re-election campaign has changed a recently released television commercial to ensure it meets federal requirements. Coleman says the mistake is a non-issue. His opponents disagree. (09/12/2008)
David Wellstone, son of the late Sen. Paul Wellstone, today made an appeal for the election of Al Franken to the U.S. Senate. (09/10/2008)
Franken cruised to an easy victory over a half dozen DFL rivals in Tuesday's primary. Republican Senator Norm Coleman easily defeated his lone GOP challenger. And it will be Dean Barkley who will represent the Independence Party in the November election. (09/09/2008)
Coleman said more than anything else, he'd like to see Congress pass an energy bill that allows more offshore drilling. (09/08/2008)
Away from the convention floor and TV cameras, politicians are using the national conventions as a backdrop to raise money and rub elbows with big donors, including Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman, who faces a tough re-election challenge this year. (09/03/2008)
Minnesota's U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman is defending fellow GOP lawmakers who are skipping the Republican National Convention because they're busy with re-election campaigns. (09/01/2008)
Senator Norm Coleman raised $1.27 million over a recent seven-week period, and entered the final months of his campaign with $5.6 million in the bank. (08/28/2008)
DFL Senate candidate Al Franken in Denver at the Democratic National Convention. Franken held a fundraiser at a Denver law firm, but unlike some other candidates he will not be addressing the full convention. (08/25/2008)
Dean Barkley, Jack Uldrich and Stephen Williams join Midday at the State Fair for the first Independence Party Senate candidates debate of this campaign season. (Midday, 08/25/2008)
A new Minnesota Public Radio News/Humphrey Institute poll shows Democrat Al Franken in a statistical tie with Republican Norm Coleman in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race. (08/22/2008)
With the cost of gasoline on voters' minds, U.S. Senate candidates Al Franken and Norm Coleman are talking a lot about their energy plans. (08/17/2008)
Al Franken and Norm Coleman don't have any debates scheduled yet in the U.S. Senate contest. But you can see them answering questions about the issues on your own computer. (08/16/2008)
Republican U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman says he would welcome an ethics committee review of his living arrangements in Washington, D.C. (08/15/2008)
U.S. Senate candidate Al Franken is one-upping a call from his opponent, Republican Norm Coleman, for the United States to rescind funds it's sending to Iraq for reconstruction of that country. (08/11/2008)




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