Political groups have used billboards, newspapers, TV and radio to launch ad campaigns attacking and defending politicians this year.
Now Democrats are trying to get their message to voters at the pump.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has purchased ads attacking U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen that are appearing in gas stations in the Third District.
The ad doesn't hit Paulsen for gas prices — a line the GOP has used against President Obama recently — but it knocks him for his record on Medicare and “tax breaks for millionaires.” The gas ads are part of a national campaign in more than three dozen districts.
One Minnesota Republican not on the DCCC's list this time: freshman U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack, who has the most frequent Minnesota GOP target of Democrats in 2011.
Gov. Mark Dayton, speaking to a mostly Republican audience at the annual Minnesota Business Partnership dinner, repeated his familiar attack on the House GOP, blaming them for a legislative impasse on transportation.
With the two major party nominees -- and no one else -- about to square off, it's time to revisit the thrilling misadventures that guaranteed voters would never learn about alternative candidates or ideas.
With Shannon Brooks healthy, Rodney Smith continuing his roll and Mitch Leidner moving better than he has in two years, the Gophers used a potent running attack to defeat Colorado State 31-24 on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.