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Sen. Sean Nienow

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Government Seeks Default Ruling Against Nienow

The U.S. government filed a motion Tuesday seeking a $748,000 default judgment against state Sen. Sean Nienow over an unpaid small-business loan. The Small Business Administration sued Nienow, a Republican from Cambridge, in January. They said he and his wife Cynthia signed for a $613,000 loan in 2009 but stopped making their payments about 18 months later.

04/01/2014

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Minn. Senator Says Lawsuit Unrelated To His Duties

A state senator who’s accused of failing to repay a Small Business Administration loan says the case is not related to his legislative duties.

01/20/2014

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Drug Test For Lawmakers: Next Stop, Senate

Members of the Minnesota Senate will decide whether to require drug tests for lawmakers to qualify for their pay and benefits.

04/24/2013

Michele Bachmann (R-MN) (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Bachmann Joins Senator To Request Medicaid Audit

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann and a state senator are calling for a state and national audit of Medicaid.

04/09/2013