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Fantasy Football Story Features Minnesota Lawmakers

On CBS Sunday Morning, a story on fantasy football featured a Minnesota woman’s league, and among the players were State Sen. Karin Housley and former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch.

02/01/2015

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Podcast Page: 7-31-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Minnesota mourns a fallen hero. Listen for highlights of Dave Lee’s coverage, and other items from Thursday by clicking the link above.

07/31/2014

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Minn. Senate Committee To Vote On Brodkorb Deal

A committee of the Minnesota Senate is meeting to vote on a $30,000 lawsuit settlement for an ex-aide who was fired after revelations of his affair with the majority leader.

09/30/2013

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John Williams Talks With Michael Brodkorb AND Amy Koch

As heard on Thursday afternoon!

09/26/2013

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News Click: Michael Brodkorb Suit Is Settled…..

$30,000…..right amount? Click the link to vote!

09/26/2013

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Attorneys For Brodkorb Deny Leak In Lawsuit

Attorneys for fired Minnesota Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb deny deliberately publishing details about other sexual affairs they allege occurred at the Capitol.

08/22/2013

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Brodkorb Lawyer Leaves Case After Filing Error

An attorney for fired Minnesota Senate operative Michael Brodkorb has withdrawn from his wrongful termination case after a document was mistakenly filed in public.

08/01/2013

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Fired Minn. Aide’s Lawsuit Cites Other Affairs

For the first time, a fired Minnesota Senate operative has made detailed accusations central to his federal wrongful termination lawsuit: a list of other lawmakers and staff members who allegedly carried on affairs over the years without losing their jobs.

07/11/2013

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Senate Sets Aside $500K To Defend Brodkorb Case

The Minnesota Senate is setting aside a half-million dollars for future legal costs as it fights a federal lawsuit of a former senior aide. The allowance is part of a new Senate budget for 2014, when Michael Brodkorb’s lawsuit is due for trial.

06/26/2013

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Minn. Senate Legal Costs In Brodkorb Case: $226K

State legal expenses associated with former Senate aide Michael Brodkorb’s lawsuit now top $226,000. The Minnesota Senate is paying a private firm to fight claims it mishandled Brodkorb’s termination. The latest $27,700 invoice was made public Wednesday and covers expenses from February through April.

06/12/2013

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Judge In Brodkorb Case Makes Plenty Confidential

A federal judge has issued a sweeping order allowing either party in fired aide Michael Brodkorb’s lawsuit against the Minnesota Senate to designate materials or witness depositions as confidential. The information seal relates to pre-trial discovery in the case headed for trial next year.

06/07/2013

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Former Minn. Senate Leader Koch Won’t Run In 6th

Another well-known Republican is dropping out of the race to replace Michele Bachmann in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District. Amy Koch, the former state Senate majority leader from Buffalo, says Tuesday she’s not running.

06/04/2013

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Amy Koch Breaks Her Silence After Affair, Resignation

Former Republican Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is breaking her silence about her resignation.

01/28/2013

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Amy Koch Interview

Former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch joins Chad. Why is she talking now? Find out.

01/28/2013

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Ex-Minn. Senate Leader Koch Speaks Out On Downfall

Former Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is striking back at top Republicans over her 2011 resignation after an affair with a staff member, accusing them of pledging to give her time to talk to her family and then promptly leaking word of the affair to media.

01/27/2013

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Minn. Senate Approves $200K Legal Bills In Brodkorb Case

Taxpayers are picking up another large bill for legal fees in the Minnesota Senate.

12/13/2012

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Minn. Senate Revisits Brodkorb’s Case As Costs Rise

A Minnesota Senate aide’s firing a year ago is reverberating anew as lawmakers meet to discuss mounting legal bills from fighting his lawsuit.

12/13/2012

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Legal Bill Over Koch-Brodkorb Near $200K

Legal costs associated with a Minnesota Senate scandal involving a former Republican leader and her senior aide have nearly doubled, a new invoice made public Tuesday showed.

12/11/2012

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Minn. Senate Wants To Move Brodkorb Lawsuit

A lawyer for the Minnesota Senate is arguing that a lawsuit over a Republican ex-staffer’s firing belongs in federal court instead of before a state judge.

08/10/2012

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Minn. GOP Sex Scandal Case Causes Political Hazard

A fired aide’s lawsuit tied to a Minnesota Senate sex scandal means the episode will echo throughout the campaign season, creating a political hazard for majority Republicans and a delicate situation for Democrats, too.

07/24/2012

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Fired Senate Aide Brodkorb Sues State, Senate

A former Minnesota Senate aide who was fired after having an affair with the chamber’s top Republican leader filed a lawsuit Monday saying he was treated unfairly and discriminated against because female employees involved in similar relationships didn’t lose their jobs.

07/23/2012

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Ex-Aide Meets Privately With Top Minn. Senators

The former aide threatening to sue the Minnesota Senate over his firing related to a high-level affair has met privately with top GOP senators.

06/25/2012

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Minn. Senators Troubled Over Costs In Sex Scandal

With taxpayers already out nearly $85,000, Minnesota senators voiced concern Wednesday about fast-growing legal bills connected to a sex scandal that toppled the GOP’s majority leader and a powerful aide.

06/20/2012

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Minn. Senate Legal Bill Jumps To $84K

The Minnesota Senate’s legal costs related to the dismissal of a top GOP caucus aide have risen to nearly $85,000.

06/19/2012

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Senate Panel To Meet On Scandal-Related Legal Bill

A Minnesota Senate panel is meeting next week to go over legal costs stemming from the affair that brought down the GOP majority leader and cost a senior staffer his job.

06/15/2012

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