Claire Robling

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GOP Senator Retiring Due To Partisanship

A senior Republican state senator says she’ll leave the Minnesota Legislature after this term, citing frustration with deepened partisan divides at the Capitol.


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Minn. Bill Advances Without Cuts To Disaster Aid

Popular programs including college financial aid and flood and tornado relief wouldn’t be at risk of budget cuts before July under a Senate version of a $1 billion deficit-reduction bill that advanced Wednesday.