MN Farmers Union Endorses Walz For Congress By admin | August 3, 2010 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on CD1 Subscribe to CD1 Click to Play The Minnesota Farmers Union announced on Tuesday it is endorsing Congressman Tim Walz (DFL) for re-election in Minnesota’s first district. The MFU also endorsed Congressman Collin Peterson (DFL) for re-election in the seventh district. Walz talked about his opponents’ “short sighted” energy policies. “How quickly they forget the ‘drill here, drill now’ people.” Walz told the Farmfest crowd. “That was their other solution last time on this.” Walz faces Republican Randy Demmer and Steve Wilson of the Independence Party. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.