Melton-Meaux has been able to raise funds from people who can make large contributions — including a range of local DFL notables who would normally be expected to support the incumbent.
Melton-Meaux’s campaign said they had signed nondisclosure agreements with the firms preventing them from revealing any further information on them.
The group, Kitchen Table Conversations, spent $3 million in support of Klobuchar.
The committee has close ties to the American sugar industry.
A week out from the Nevada Caucus, a group called Kitchen Table Conversations filed with the Federal Election Commision on Friday, with the stated goal of assisting Klobuchar in maintaining momentum after a third place finish in New Hampshire.
Minnesota’s own Sen. Amy Klobuchar topped the list.
The St. Paul trash debate is shaping up to be the hot political debate of 2019.
The relatively high spending from Klobuchar’s campaign comes as she still needs to reach 3 percent support in three more qualifying polls before Nov. 13 in order to qualify for the next debate.
Peterson has spent close to three decades in Washington protecting sugar-industry interests.
Klobuchar’s fundraising total puts her in the middle of the pack. But to get there, she’s been more reliant on her home state than some other candidates.
For some kinds of donors, it can pay to play both sides.
Democratic groups focused their spending on the governor and attorney general races, both of which were won by DFLers.
More than $120 million was spent to influence voting in the state, according to an accounting of every ad listed in FCC filings.
Democrats see CD3 as one of their best opportunities to turn a red seat blue. Meanwhile, incumbent Paulsen thinks voters will back his record.
A look at where political committees are concentrating their efforts.
With four top-tier House contests and a nationally-watched Senate race, Minnesota is a top target for outside campaign groups.
The Honest Ads Act’s supporters acknowledge that it won’t come close to preventing all nefarious foreign political activity. But it’s a start.
The ads are backed by a group called “Protect America’s Consumers” — and that’s about all anybody knows about it.
An analysis of the 20 biggest outside groups spending money on state elections: how they work together — and how the money is funneled to individual races.
It’s more clear than ever: We need real-time transparency of political spending so the public can know what political allegiances and alliances candidates hold.