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Minn. Senate Saga To Cost Public Win, Lose Or Draw

Legal costs are mounting at taxpayer expense even before former high-ranking Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb sues over his dismissal.

04/01/2012

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Minn. Ethics Panel Bogs Down Over Senator’s Case

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.

03/23/2012

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Brodkorb Takes Step Toward Lawsuit

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.

03/21/2012

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Senate DFLer Files Ethics Complaint Against Michel

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.

03/19/2012

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Fired After Affair, Brodkorb Threatens Payback

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.

03/16/2012

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Brodkorb Threatens To Expose Other Capitol Affairs

A fired Minnesota Senate GOP staffer is threatening to expose adulterous affairs by other legislators as part of a potential lawsuit over his firing, according to a document made public Thursday.

03/15/2012

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Attorney: Brodkorb, Koch Had Intimate Relationship

An attorney for a fired Senate staffer confirmed Wednesday that his client had an intimate relationship with former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch.

03/14/2012

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Sen. Staffer Brodkorb Hires Law Firm After Firing

Fired Minnesota Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb has hired the Bloomington law firm of Villaume & Schiek ahead of possible legal action against the Senate, according to State Capitol sources.

01/30/2012

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Republican Caucus Names Sviggum Executive Assistant

The Senate Republican Caucus has named former Minnesota House Speaker Steve Sviggum as its executive assistant and communications director.

01/16/2012

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New Details Emerge About Minn. GOP Scandal

Three days after the allegations broke, there are a few new details about the scandal surrounding a top Minnesota lawmaker.

12/19/2011

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Talking Points: Speculation On GOP Scandal

The scandal that lead Majority Leader Senator Amy Koch to step down continues as speculation grows about who the staffer is that she was accused of being involved with.

12/18/2011

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Sen. Michel On Koch, Brodkorb Relationship Rumors

Sen. Geoff Michel, now interim leader of the GOP, appeared on WCCO Sunday Morning and was asked about the rumored inappropriate relationship.

12/18/2011

GOP’s Michael Brodkorb Says He’s Leaving The Senate

Another key Republican suddenly announced he’s no longer working for the Minnesota Senate.

12/17/2011

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Head Of Minn. GOP Gets 2nd Term Leading Party

Minnesota Republicans re-elected state GOP chairman Tony Sutton to a second term Saturday.

04/16/2011

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Sutton To Seek New Term As Minn. GOP Chairman

Minnesota Republican Party chairman Tony Sutton says he’ll try for a second term this spring.

02/01/2011

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