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John Williams Bracket Challenge For 2013-MOST IMPORTANT POLITICAL FIGURE IN MINNESOTA-Opening Round Ventura Bracket.

The Former Governor, Jesse Ventura is the #1 Seed in this regional.

03/18/2013

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Dayton Ready To Drop Minnesota Sales Tax Overhaul

After taking a lot of heat from the business community, Gov. Mark Dayton is dropping one of his sales tax proposals.

03/08/2013

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DFL Lawmakers Revive Child Care Unionization

Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill Monday calling for a union election. It would give Minnesota child care providers a chance to vote on whether to form a union.

02/25/2013

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Dayton Must Sell Sales Tax Change To Fellow DFLers

State Rep. Ben Lien is a freshman Democrat from Moorhead, where clothing merchants enjoy an advantage over competitors in Fargo just across the river because Minnesota doesn’t have a sales tax on apparel.

01/23/2013

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Bill Aims To Stamp Out Minn. Puppy Mills

Animal protection groups are pushing Minnesota lawmakers to implement a new state regulatory process for dog and cat breeders aimed at rooting out puppy mills that occasionally make headlines with horrific stories of animal mistreatment.

01/18/2013

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Minneapolis DFLer Seeks Nellie Stone Johnson Bust

A Minneapolis state legislator wants a bust of a Minnesota civil rights pioneer at the State Capitol. State Rep. Joe Mullery has introduced a bill seeking to bestow the honor on Nellie Stone Johnson.

01/11/2013

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Minn. Session Open Hints At Priorities, Discord

The Minnesota Legislature dropped the gavel Tuesday on a new session and a new order, with Democrats in full control for the first time in a generation.

01/08/2013

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Rep. Peterson Calls Fiscal Cliff Deal ‘A Joke’

A conservative Blue Dog Democrat from Minnesota who broke ranks with most members of his party by voting against a bill to avert the so-called fiscal cliff said Wednesday it fails to cut spending enough and won’t prevent another political showdown.

01/02/2013

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DFL Executive Director Arrested On Suspicion Of DWI

The executive director of the Minnesota DFL is in jail Monday, accused of driving under the influence over the weekend.

12/17/2012

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POLL: Did The Marriage & Voter ID Amendments On The Ballot Hurt Republican Candidates?

11/10/2012

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Some Voter ID Amendment Foes Frustrated With DFL

Some opponents of the proposed amendment to require Minnesota voters to show a photo ID at the polls are angry at the Minnesota DFL Party. They say the party is not putting enough resources into defeating the amendment.

09/24/2012

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Minn. Dems Sue To Replace Candidate On Ballot

Minnesota Democrats and a write-in House candidate are suing to replace a Democratic state lawmaker on the ballot after he had a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy.

09/14/2012

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Police: Rep. Admitted To Rest Stop Sex Acts With Teen, 17

A Minnesota State Representative was allegedly involved in a sexual act at a public rest room near Proctor, Minn., according to recently released police documents.

08/16/2012

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Incumbent Klobuchar Easily Wins DFL Senate Primary

Sen. Amy Klobuchar has easily won her Democratic primary as she looks for a second term in Washington.

08/14/2012

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