Minnesota Senate attorneys sought Thursday to have a former aide’s lawsuit dismissed because they say the case has been tainted by an erroneous release of a list alleging Capitol sexual affairs.
After negotiating by letters and press releases, Minnesota’s top state officials will get in the same room to discuss a possible September special session. Gov. Mark Dayton said he plans to meet on Friday with leaders from the House and Senate.
The race of contenders to take over as mayor of Minneapolis just got one more name smaller after Jim Thomas announced he is suspending his bid. Thomas said he is now backing Mark Andrew to take over the office.
If anyone was supposed to be an easy target for defeat in 2014 it was going to be Sen. Al Franken. He won the disputed 2008 race by 312 votes out of 2.9 million cast. Today Franken is on none of the national lists of vulnerable incumbents.
Gov. Mark Dayton’s office confirmed Thursday it is in talks with Minnesota legislative leaders on a special session to provide disaster aid to communities hit by severe storms.
The Champ… vs. The Challenger
The House Ethics Committee is continuing an investigation of Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota. The committee announced on Friday it had received a referral from the Office of Congressional Ethics.
The Republican National Committee announced Wednesday that it has hired a dozen state directors to work closely with state parties, the first major step in GOP Chairman Reince Priebus’ plan to erase the long-standing political advantage Democrats enjoy in some states.
Jeff McKinney becomes an internet sensation on THE SMACK DOWN!
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited the Twin Cities. He joined Chad to discuss the reason for his visit.
State Sen. Dave Thompson says he’s giving up his leadership post in the Minnesota Senate because of his candidacy for governor. Thompson resigned as assistant minority leader in a Wednesday letter to top Republican senators.
NJ Gov. Chris Christie slow jams the news. It’s fantastic.
Tom Emmer talks about his run for Congress and what he learned from the Governor’s race in 2010.
Tell John how you feel about Big Brother watching you.
Was he in the right, or in the wrong?