Over the weekend, two more polls came out of the embattled Eighth Congressional District.
Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack's campaign shared the results of an internal poll that shows the freshman Republican up over Democrat Rick Nolan by 10 percentage points (50 percent to 40 percent. That poll, which included 400 likely voters, 33 percent of whom were DFL, 34 independent and 31 Republican.
Robby Mook, national campaign manager for Hillary Clinton's White House bid, remained bullish on the 2016 campaign during a Star Tribune interview, despite the former Secretary of State's inauspicious start to the race, and the potential candidacy of Vice President Joe Biden.
During an MPR interview in front a live audience, Dayton reiterated his support for middle class tax cuts, a big boost in transportation funding and universal prekindergarten during next year's legislative session, all priorities he was unable to achieve in the 2015 session.