WASHINGTON — Statewide Republicans need to do well in the 6th District to win their races. That means making the most of an expected Emmer victory.
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Rhonda Sivarajah, who didn’t get the party’s endorsement, plans to run in a primary against Tom Emmer as the GOP works to retain Michele Bachmann’s seat.
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WASHINGTON — The first quarter fundraising deadline was Tuesday, giving us an update on the money race in all the major contests around Minnesota seven months ahead of Election Day.
Emmer, the GOP’s 2010 gubernatorial nominee, has the money, the endorsements, and the delegates. But Phil Krinkie and Rhonda Sivarajah will likely take their primary chances.
WASHINGTON — Republican members and candidates posted big fundraising numbers at the end of 2013.
Emmer has taken enough abuse to last a lifetime and nobody would have faulted him for not running for Congress.
The ad is a pretty basic 30-second version of the general Republican pitch.
WASHINGTON — Emmer has held a big fundraising lead in the GOP race to replace Michele Bachmann.
Tom Emmer, Phil Krinkie and Rhonda Sivarajah remain in the race.
He plans to announce Nov. 21 that he’s entering the race to unseat Gov. Mark Dayton in 2014.
WASHINGTON — The two Minnesota Republicans running for re-election have more than $1.3 million on hand for their campaigns.
Stephen Colbert pokes fun at congressional candidate Tom Emmer’s recent campaign ad/business endorsement.
WASHINGTON — House and Senate candidates raised about $4 million total between April and June.
The district’s newest entrant in the race has to cover a lot of ground to get the Republican endorsement — geographically and politically.
WASHINGTON — Emmer told Roll Call he’s not trying to be Michele Bachmann, or her predecessor, Mark Kennedy.
FitzSimmons is having to defend his vote in his House district in Wright County, perhaps the most conservative county in Minnesota.
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