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 FrankenEx-White House ethics counsel: More evidence against Trump than there ever was against Nixon 100 days after House passage, Gillibrand calls on Senate to act on sexual harassment reform Eric Schneiderman and #MeToo pose challenges for both parties 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.