State Republicans meet in St. Cloud to choose among three people vying to be the party's next state leader. The person who takes over confronts a steep climb to steer the party through a crippling debt and a scandal that ousted their Senate leader.
Report: State GOP is nearly $2 million in debt
Politics In Minnesota quotes sources saying the Minnesota Republican Party's debts reach to about $2 million. That's almost double a previous estimate. The debt comes from unpaid legal fees, an FEC fine and recent invoices that have ballooned the party's financial woes. The revelation comes on the eve of the state GOP electing a new chairman.