The Republican Party of Minnesota has filed a complaint alleging that the Win Minnesota Political Action Fund illegally disbursed $60,000 to another political organization. At issue is a contribution that Win Minnesota made to the Working America Political Fund in August.
A late September poll from the Star Tribune found Emmer and Dayton running neck-and-neck in outstate Minnesota with 35 percent apiece, but a mid October KSTP/SurveyUSA poll put Dayton ahead in all regions.
The New Republic has compiled a list of the country's "craziest Republican candidates." At the top of the lefty publication's roll call: Tom Emmer.
It's getting down to the final days of the 2010 campaign season, and candidates and third-party groups are rapidly releasing television ads in the Minnesota governor's race before Election Day arrives.
Former pro wrestler and Independence Party Gov. Jesse Ventura endorsed IP candidate Tom Horner Friday, encouraging Minnesotans to "shock the world again."
Emmer now has the support of 86 percent of Republicans, and Dayton has the backing of 86 percent of Democrats. Among nonpartisans, Emmer gets 31 percent support, Dayton 28 percent and Horner 27 percent.
This week's $1 million from the RGA comes after it spent $830,000 as of its third-quarter filing in Minnesota.
Former Republican Gov. Al Quie endorsed Independence Party candidate for governor Tom Horner on Thursday after Horner said he would support a retention election system.
The Emmer campaign responded by almost welcoming the contrast between Emmer - who it said is experiencing the similar financial issues as many Minnesotans - and Dayton.
The Minnesota of Chamber of Commerce's executive committee plans to donate $65,000 to MN Forward to keep DFL gubernatorial nominee Mark Dayton out of the governor's office.
Three governors - and potential Republican presidential candidates - will be in one place next Saturday to help propel GOP nominee Tom Emmer into the Minnesota governor's office.
In the final weeks leading up to the general election, Democratic political operatives and pundits seem haunted by what many refer to as “the ghost of Mike Hatch.” Like this year’s DFL gubernatorial nominee, Mark Dayton, Hatch was leading in nearly every poll in the final month before Election Day 2006, and Democrats across the state were starting to see a clear path to the governor’s offi[...]
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