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Dayton’s Response To Koch’s Resignation, Election Set

Minnesota Senate Republicans have set next Tuesday as the day they will elect a new Majority Leader. That’s the person who will replace Senator Amy Koch, who resigned suddenly last week amid controversy.


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Esme’s Blog: MN Republicans Had A Very, Very Bad Week

The coming year that is 2012 should be a banner one for Republicans. But in Minnesota the party faithful have to be reeling, wondering how their leaders could have let them down at so many levels.


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Sources: Sen. Amy Koch Resigned After Allegations

Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch resigned her post Thursday after she was confronted by GOP Senate leaders about allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a Senate staffer, according to high level State Capitol sources.


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GOP To Pick Minn. Senate Leader By Month’s End

Minnesota Senate Republicans plan to pick a new majority leader by the end of December after their chief stepped down unexpectedly.


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2 Minn. GOP Leaders Back Bachmann In W.H. bid

Two Minnesota legislative leaders are publicly backing Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann in her bid for president.


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GOP Lawmakers To Probe Paroles Of Minn. Murderers

Minnesota Republican leaders say they will hold hearings into the state corrections commissioner’s decisions to parole four convicted killers since January.


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Time Running Thin For Vikings Stadium To Get Done

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton plans to meet as early as Monday with top lawmakers and Vikings team officials to try to jumpstart the Vikings stadium talks.


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Is Governor Dayton Doing What Is Right For Minnesota With His Latest Offer?

The Governor has stated he will accept the June 30th Republican Proposal on 3 conditions. Is that leadership, is he caving in? You vote on the poll.


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Minn. Budget Talks Go To Wire; Shutdown Hours Away

After five days of secretive budget negotiations with Republican lawmakers, Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that their next meeting will determine whether a state government shutdown can be avoided with just hours to spare.


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Dayton, GOP To Continue Budget Talks Sunday

Minnesota’s top leaders wrapped up a second day of budget talks Saturday by saying they plan to keep talking Sunday.


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Dayton Vetoes Republican Budget

Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the entire budget from the Republican-controlled Legislature on Tuesday, guaranteeing that he will have to call a special session.


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Dayton Expects Minn. Budget Talks To Pick Up Speed

Gov. Mark Dayton says he expects budget talks with top Republican lawmakers to pick up in the coming days.


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Minn. GOP Legislative Leaders To Tour State

Republican leaders of the Minnesota Legislature will use the last day of state lawmakers’ Easter/Passover break to fly around Minnesota and tout their political agenda at stops in several cities.


Reality Check: MN Public Workers And Their WI Counterparts

Republican leaders in Minnesota say they’re not focused on legislation to remove collective bargaining rights.


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Both Sides Dig In Over Dayton’s Budget Proposal

Top legislative Republicans are slamming Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget plan as they fly around the state.





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