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Former Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is striking back at top Republicans over her 2011 resignation after an affair with a staff member, accusing them of pledging to give her time to talk to her family and then promptly leaking word of the affair to media.
Michael Brodkorb’s wife says the former staff aid for the Minnesota Senate is improving after being critically injured in a car crash late Wednesday night.
A former staff aid for the Minnesota Senate appears to have been critically injured in a car crash late Wednesday night in the east Twin Cities metro.
Taxpayers are picking up another large bill for legal fees in the Minnesota Senate.
A Minnesota Senate aide’s firing a year ago is reverberating anew as lawmakers meet to discuss mounting legal bills from fighting his lawsuit.
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.
A once powerful Minnesota Republican at the center of a sex scandal broke his 10-month silence. Michael Brodkorb lost his job after admitting an affair with then Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, and he’s now taking legal action for what he says was an improper firing.
The Minnesota Republican operative fired by the state Senate after an affair with the majority leader said Sunday he believes he and she were victims of a power grab by other Republican senators.
The tab has topped $100,000 for the Minnesota Senate’s legal costs related to a lawsuit from a former aide terminated after an affair with the top Republican leader.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The legal tab for the Minnesota Senate over the firing of a high-ranking staffer is $46,150 and counting.
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.
Fired Minnesota Senate aide Michael Brodkorb has denied violating policies or committing misconduct as he seeks to reverse a decision costing him unemployment benefits.
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.
The Republican Senate staffer fired for an affair with the majority leader had been denied jobless benefits, reports Minnesota Public Radio.
Legal costs are mounting at taxpayer expense even before former high-ranking Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb sues over his dismissal.
A Minnesota Senate ethics hearing stemming from a sexual affair that brought down the Senate’s majority leader devolved Friday into a testy episode of can’t ask, can’t tell.
A former Minnesota legislative employee who was fired in connection to an affair with the Senate majority leader is taking a concrete step toward a possible lawsuit.
A Democratic state senator has filed an ethics complaint against Republican Sen. Geoff Michel over his handling of allegations of infidelity against former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch.
Michael Brodkorb once was the bane of Minnesota Democrats, a savvy and aggressive operative whose scorched-earth approach to politics — showcased on a blog called “Minnesota Democrats Exposed!” — fueled his rise to dual roles as deputy chairman of the state GOP and chief spokesman for Senate Republicans.