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Democrats dominate in spending by party units

When it comes to spending by Minnesota’s political parties, the state DFL has emerged as the No. 1 player in the 2012 battle for control of Legislature.

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Education Minnesota’s Dooher doles out campaign cash to Republicans

With the inauguration of the first Democratic Minnesota governor in 24 years occurring on the last full day for lobbyists to give campaign contributions to the House and Senate DFL caucuses before the beginning of the legislative session, it's no surprise Education Minnesota president Tom Dooher's dance card was full on Monday. However...

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Tribal PACs give nearly $1.2 million in 2010 election

The 2010 Minnesota election is one that will undeniably be marked by the influence of third-party groups, which have put millions of dollars - some more than any of the governor candidates - to influence the outcome. In addition to the more than $5 million funneled into DFL candidate coffers via labor-backed group Alliance for a Better Minnesota, tribal political action committees have put nearly $1.2 million into mostly DFL hands so far this year.

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House, Senate GOP see fundraising numbers drop in 2009 compared to last non-election year

The Minnesota Republican Party and state House and Senate GOP caucuses started 2009 with cash to spend on campaigning. But the House and Senate GOP caucuses raised less money than the last non-election year in 2007.

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