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Minnesota elections 2014

A Senate Race Where Democrats Neutralized Obamacare Attacks

The Republican playbook against Senator Al Franken (D-MN) has been a dud.

October 17, 2014

Despite His Safe Seat, Ellison Plunges Into Race

Find out how the Minnesota liberal hopes to boost his party’s chances in November.

October 16, 2014

Midterm Roundup: GOP Surrenders In Michigan

Get the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 7, 2014

Al Franken Takes Senate Job Seriously (He’s Still Funny In Private)

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WILLMAR, Minn. — It must be said at this point: Sen. Al Franken is just dull. How dull is he? He says the most memorable conversation he’s had as a senator — “hilarious” even — was a wonkish discussion with former President Bill Clinton about how to finance […]

September 4, 2014

Poll Roundup: Is The Tea Party In Trouble?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, an avalanche of polling data will emerge on the key races that will decide who controls the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. What follows is a brief summary of some key polls from the week of March 30: Mississippi Going into the 2014 […]

April 4, 2014