Lt. Gov. Fischbach Sued For Refusing To Give Up Senate SeatMinnesota's new Republican lieutenant governor is being sued for trying to keep her seat in the state Senate.
Political Showdown Brewing Over Lt. Gov. Succession, Control Of Minnesota SenateMinnesota Democrats are ramping up their calls for Republican State Senator Michelle Fischbach to resign.
Tina Smith, Doug Jones Sworn In To US Senate; GOP Majority ShrinksMinnesota has a new United States Senator, less than seven weeks after Sen. Al Franken was first accused of sexual misconduct.
Fischbach: I Will Be Both Lt. Gov., State SenatorMinnesota's new Republican lieutenant governor says she'll reject the job's higher salary as she plans to maintain her seat in the state Senate.
Fischbach: I'd Re-Run For Senate If Removed In Lt. Gov. ShuffleA Republican state senator poised to become Minnesota's next lieutenant governor says she'd run again for her Senate seat if she's forced out of office.
Minn. GOP Leaders To Dayton: Call Special Session For Lt. Gov. SuccessionRepublican leaders of the Minnesota Legislature are proposing a brief special session to avert a legal fight over the next lieutenant governor.
Solicitor General: Fischbach Can't Be Both State Senator, Lt. Gov.The appointment of Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill United States Senator Al Franken's vacated seat is creating political upheaval at the State Capitol.
Minnesota AG: Republican Senate Leader Can't Hold 2 JobsRepublican state Senate President Michelle Fischbach cannot legally keep her Senate seat when she becomes lieutenant governor.
Dayton, Fischbach Talk Party Differences At LunchGov. Mark Dayton says he and his next lieutenant governor had a cordial lunch as they talked over how they will work together despite party differences.
Fischbach Intends To Hold 2 Jobs After Smith Goes To WashingtonThat plan would likely be challenged by Minnesota Democrats, since it puts a Republican a heartbeat away from the governorship.
Minn. Senators, Sviggum Fined Over GOP BrochureA panel of administrative law judges has found that 11 Republican state senators and former House Speaker Steve Sviggum broke a state law by distributing taxpayer-paid literature that included a political fundraising link.
Firing Of Environmental Panel Director Suspended The executive director of a Minnesota commission that assigns lottery money to environmental projects is no longer being fired.