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.
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.
An attorney for a fired Senate staffer confirmed Wednesday that his client had an intimate relationship with former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch.
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.
The Senate Republican Caucus has named former Minnesota House Speaker Steve Sviggum as its executive assistant and communications director.
Three days after the allegations broke, there are a few new details about the scandal surrounding a top Minnesota lawmaker.
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.
Sen. Geoff Michel, now interim leader of the GOP, appeared on WCCO Sunday Morning and was asked about the rumored inappropriate relationship.
Another key Republican suddenly announced he’s no longer working for the Minnesota Senate.
Minnesota Republicans re-elected state GOP chairman Tony Sutton to a second term Saturday.
Minnesota Republican Party chairman Tony Sutton says he’ll try for a second term this spring.
On Friday afternoon, Esme Murphy (in for Michele Tafoya) talked with DFL Chairman Brian Melendez and Associate Chair of the GOP Michael Brodkorb about the 2010 Minnesota Governor’s race…