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2014 U.S. Senate race

Aug 22, 2014

For campaigns, it’s mines over other matters

U.S. Senate candidates joust over foreign steel and the PolyMet mine proposal.

Aug 22, 2013

Governor, Senate races get new GOP entrants

The Republican fields for the 2014 governor and U.S. Senate races continued to expand this week. St. Louis County Board Chair Chris Dahlberg announced he’s running for Senate. And another Northlander, Rob Farnsworth, a special education teacher from Hibbing, got into the governor’s race.

Aug 21, 2013

St. Louis County Board Chair joins U.S. Senate race

St. Louis County Board chair Chris Dahlberg plans to run for U.S. Senate in 2014 as a Republican against Democratic incumbent Al Franken. Dahlberg doesn’t have a statewide profile, but Minnesota’s political firmament took note on Monday when Minnesota media executive and deep pocketed GOP donor Stanley Hubbard sent out an e-mail touting his candidacy.

Jul 16, 2013

Franken, McFadden boast impressive 2Q hauls

The 2014 U.S. Senate contest in Minnesota is looking like it will be an expensive affair.

Jun 18, 2013

Jim Abeler throws his hat into 2014 U.S. Senate race

State Rep. Jim Abeler announced on Tuesday morning he’s launched an exploratory committee for a 2014 U.S. Senate bid. The expert on health care issues who is in his eighth House term as a Republican from Anoka said he wants to "unlock the stifling stranglehold the federal government holds on Minnesota, and recapture the flexibility we need to run our own state.”

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