U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen mentioned a visit with students from South View Middle School in Edina in his weekly YouTube message.
His latest "Correspondence Corner" video also touched on questions from constitutents about healthcare and the federal budget. Those issues were also the subject of a pair of press releases from Paulsen's congressional office last week:
- Paulsen, Johanns Introduce Legislation Giving Families Health Care Flexibility, Freedom
- Paulsen: It’s Time Washington Delivers on a Balanced Budget
Paulsen spoke to Republicans in the Third Congressional District, who held their convention in Bloomington on Saturday.
See a photo of Paulsen at the convention and more from Paulsen's week as it played out on Twitter and Facebook in the Storify window above (use the scrollbar on the right side of the window), or at Storify.com.
Minnesota Public Radio reported the DFL Party is seeking someone to run against Paulsen in 2014:
Democrats say they are also looking for someone to challenge 3rd District Rep. Erik Paulsen, though no potential candidates have surfaced yet and Paulsen appears to be a lower priority for Democrats.
A representative from Paulsen's campaign declined to comment on possible challengers in 2014.
U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen represents Minnesota's Third Congressional District, which includes all or parts of Maple Grove, Edina, Eden Prairie, Plymouth, and Minnetonka and other Lake Minnetonka cities, among others. This is a weekly roundup of news from the Third Congressional District.