Dayton Vetoes Bill To Stiffen Highway Protest PenaltiesRepublicans argued it was necessary to protect public safety. But Dayton vetoed the legislation Saturday night.
Compromise Talks Stall Out, Dayton Vetoes BillsWith the clock ticking down on the 2018 legislative session, the Minnesota Legislature looks like it is heading towards "crash and burn."
Legislature Passes Tax Bill, But Governor Promises VetoHouse Speaker Kurt Daudt says he hopes a possible veto comes quickly to give the Legislature time to craft a new bill.
The President's Weekly Address & Democratic ResponsePresident Donald Trump wrapped up his week at the White House by shining a spotlight on the national opioid crisis.
Phifer Leaves Crowded DFL Primary In 8th DistrictLeah Phifer says she won't run in a crowded Democratic primary to replace Rep. Rick Nolan.
Sen. Tina Smith Raises $1.84M In Campaign FundsRepublican Karin Housley hasn't yet filed her first-quarter report.
The President's Weekly Address & Democratic ResponseIn his weekly address, President Donald Trump stressed the importance of border security and attacked California for declaring itself a so-called sanctuary state.
Dems Looking To Fund Infrastructure By Reversing Tax CutsFor Senate Democrats, voting against the Republican tax cuts that President Donald Trump signed into law wasn't opposition enough. Now they have a plan to reverse some of the tax breaks for corporations and the wealthiest Americans and put the money instead toward a $1 trillion infrastructure package.
Dems Hold Minn. Senate Seat In High-Stakes ElectionDemocrats in Minnesota held on to a state Senate seat in a rare Monday special election, preserving their hopes of retaking the chamber later this year.
The President's Weekly Address & Democratic ResponseIn his final weekly address of the year, President Donald Trump recapped the accomplishments of his first year in office.
Trump: GOP, Dems Will Agree On Health Care PlanHe tweeted "the very unfair and unpopular Individual Mandate has been terminated as part of our Tax Cut Bill, which essentially Repeals (over time) Obamacare."
For 1st Time, Minnesota Will Send 2 Female Senators To WashingtonSmith will serve in Franken's stead until a special election can be held in November 2018.