Congressional candidates in Minnesota's 4th District and 5th District

To wrap up the series of debates and interviews with the candidates in Minnesota’s eight congressional districts, MPR News political editor Mike Mulcahy hosted the last edition of “Politics Friday” before the Nov. 3 election.

Politics Friday: Congressional candidates in Minnesota's 4th District and 5th District
by Politics Friday
  • The 4th District: An interview with U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, DFL. The Republican candidate is not waging an active campaign.

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum poses for a portrait
Fourth District U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum at Minnesota Public Radio in 2018.
Tony Saunders | MPR News 2018
  • The 5th District: An interview with Republican candidate Lacy Johnson. Incumbent DFL U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar declined to participate.

Rep. Ilhan Omar, DFL, and her Republican challenger Lacy Johnson.
Minnesota's 5th Congressional District Rep. Ilhan Omar, DFL, and her Republican challenger Lacy Johnson.
Christine T. Nguyen and Evan Frost | MPR News file

Also during the 11 a.m. hour, MPR News political commentators Todd Rapp, DFL, and Maureen Shaver, Republican, discussed the state of all the congressional, U.S. Senate and state legislative races as we head into the final weekend before Election Day on Nov. 3.

Political commentators Todd Rapp and Maureen Shaver on Politics Friday
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