Minnesota State Capitol
There will be more than just political animals at the Minnesota Capitol on Thursday. There will be some real animals, too.
Minnesota union workers are standing in support of their neighbors to the east with a rally at the Minnesota State Capitol.
Minnesota lawmakers say they are trying to make the Capitol safer after the shooting of an Arizona Congresswoman. But hundreds of people are allowed to walk freely into state buildings — even the legislature and the governor’s office — carrying weapons.
The shootings in Tucson have states looking at security for their lawmakers. At the Minnesota State Capitol, lawmakers started their session last week in a place that is wide open. Anyone can walk right in during the day.
On Tuesday there was a big move on at the Minnesota State Capitol — literally. For the first time in four decades, Democrats who lost the election are moving out and victorious Republicans are moving in.