“If you look at fundraising alone, they claim $3 million since the last debate that’s not a huge amount of money for some of the other candidates but it is a lot of money for Klobuchar,” said Zdechlik. “The crowds at Klobuchar events are getting bigger and she’s doing better in polls in New Hampshire but ultimately the voters will let us know.”
Nevada and South Carolina’s primaries occur later this month followed by Super Tuesday (March 3) in which a number of states hold their primaries – including Minnesota.
“She has put out a new television ad featuring remarks from that debate that she got so much attention for her doing well in,” said Zdechlik. “She’s just going with a sort of full court press trying to do the best she can to turn out voters.”
State Capitol, St. Paul/Courtesy mn.gov
As the ballots are tabulated in New Hampshire, Minnesota lawmakers get back to work at the Capital today.
A new session is scheduled to go through mid-May.
A bonding bill will be one of the big talking points.
In January, Gov. Tim Walz sent lawmakers his proposed $2 billion list of infrastructure projects he wants included in the bonding bill.