Michael Brodkorb, a blogger at Minnesota Democrats Exposed, is picking up some press about his efforts to bring down Democratic Senate candidate Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenReport: Conyers settled wrongful dismissal complaint over 'sexual advances' Arianna Huffington denies Franken behaved inappropriately in response to new photos Right way and wrong way MORE.

Brodkorb has kept after Franken for failing to pay workers compensation to employees and for not paying taxes in various states, reports the Associated Press. This week, Franken paid back about $70,000 to 17 states.

Franken is challenging first-term Sen. Norm Coleman. Franken, the former Saturday Night Live cast member, is virtually tied with Coleman in the latest Rasmussen survey.