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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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Legal Tab In Senate Scandal Reaches $46,150

The legal tab for the Minnesota Senate over the firing of a high-ranking staffer is $46,150 and counting.

05/25/2012

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Minn. Senate GOP Releases Letter On Secret Legal Deal

A top Republican says a confidential legal arrangement in the Minnesota Senate is costing taxpayers $200 to $300 an hour stemming from a high-level scandal involving the former majority leader.

04/20/2012

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Brodkorb Denies Misconduct In Unemployment Appeal

Fired Minnesota Senate aide Michael Brodkorb has denied violating policies or committing misconduct as he seeks to reverse a decision costing him unemployment benefits.

04/19/2012

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Minnesota Senate’s Legal Deal Remains Secret

The private attorney hired by the Minnesota Senate to handle fallout from the former majority leader’s extramarital affair said Tuesday she doesn’t have a formal contract outlining her duties and refused to say how much she is being paid.

04/17/2012

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Fired Senate Staffer Denied Unemployment Benefits

The Republican Senate staffer fired for an affair with the majority leader had been denied jobless benefits, reports Minnesota Public Radio.

04/13/2012

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Minn. Senate Saga To Cost Public Win, Lose Or Draw

Legal costs are mounting at taxpayer expense even before former high-ranking Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb sues over his dismissal.

04/01/2012

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