Political Drive-Time – October 29, 2014

PoliticalDriveEvery Monday thru Friday on politics.mn, I’ll be posting links to the key political stories of the day, providing you with a recap of the day’s events. My goal is to give you a jump start on the political stories people will be talking about today AND tomorrow.

#1. Michael Brodkorb’s Star Tribune Blog – In last debate with Dayton, Johnson struggles to offer specifics

#2. Michael Brodkorb’s Star Tribune Blog – Ramstad endorses Rutzick in competitive legislative race

#3. Michael Brodkorb’s Star Tribune Blog – Franken’s Ebola gaffe overshadows his closing message

#4. Star Tribune – 88-foot-tall Minnesota product is off to D.C.

#5. Star Tribune – Another round of GOP mailers draws ire from DFL, this time over drunken driving

#6. Star Tribune – Franken backs Ebola travel ban with exception for U.S. aid workers

#7. Star Tribune – DSCC job? ‘No,’ says Franken. ‘I haven’t even considered that,’ says Klobuchar

#8. Star Tribune – More than $780,000 in late money raining on Minnesota campaigns

#9. Star Tribune – Democrats start final sprint to Election Day at State Capitol rally

#10. MPR – GOP mailer on drunk driving law draws criticism

#11. MPR – NAACP attorney general forum back on

#12. MinnPost – Rally before Vikings game will protest Washington team’s nickname

#13. MinnPost – Four lingering thoughts about U.S. elections

#14. MinnPost – MnDOT plans meetings on updating the state’s freight and passenger rail plan

#15. Capitol Chatter – Republicans count on election to gain voice in House

#16. Republican Party of Minnesota – Reason #6: Crushing Business And Jobs In Minnesota

#17. Mike McFadden for U.S. Senate – Seeking DSCC Chairmanship, Franken “Most Partisan” By His Own Admission

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