The Rally Rush

The crowd of Minnesota Democrats rushed into the room earlier this evening to see former President Bill Clinton campaign for presidential hopeful Barack Obama and Senate candidate Al Franken. But as it turned out, there was plenty of extra space in the expansive Minneapolis Convention Center facility once the event got under way. Still, organizers…
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Barkley Hits The Air

Dean Barkley knocks his two major U.S. Senate opponents off their pedestals, figuratively, in his only television commercial. The commercial that debuts tonight on Twin Cities network television stations and on cable channels across the state shows the Independence Party candidate in a rural setting knocking down pedestals with cutouts of Sen. Norm Coleman and…
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Coleman Challenges Franken Ad

U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman’s campaign accuses his main challenger of making illegal comments. Coleman, a Republican, says Democratic challenger Al Franken ran a television commercial and a radio spot that break Minnesota law by saying Coleman lives "almost rent free" and that he is the "fourth most corrupt" senator. "They are running ads that are…
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Pawlenty Heads To KC

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is back on the John McCain campaign trail. The Kansas City Star reported he is due in its city Friday with Sandy Froman, immediate past president of the National Rifle Association of America. They are to be part of the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s home show and plan…
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Voter Intimidation Alleged

County and federal authorities are looking into a case of what the Minnesota secretary of state calls voter intimidation. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie on Wednesday announced a St. Paul resident reported receiving a call from someone claming to be working with his office. The woman told the man she was calling because his voter…
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