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Minnesota Political Leaders Soak In Papal Address To CongressWashington, D.C. set aside politics for one day to listen to the spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics. Pope Francis delivered the first papal address in history to a joint session of Congress. It was an address that some thought would be political, including remarks on immigration, religious liberty and climate change.
Nonprofit Convoy Of Hope Stops In Spring Lake ParkThe relief organization The Convoy of Hope offered a community celebration in the Twin Cities Saturday.
Sen. Franken Introduces Bill Mandating Paid Sick Leave For All WorkersA new proposal from Sen. Al Franken would allow all workers to earn sick time if they or a family member are under the weather. Sen. Franken says 43 million workers don’t have paid sick days, and many are forced to come to work when they don’t feel well.
PODCAST PAGE 2-12-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeSenator Franken returns to SNL for the their 40th Anniversary the link above to head to Dave Lee's Podcast page!
Podcast Page: 12-3-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeReaction to the Twins bringing back Torii Hunter-click the link above to listen!
PODCAST PAGE: 11-3-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee.The return of Mike Lynch, Vikings recap and more on the Podcast Page. Go there by clicking the link above.
PODCAST PAGE: 10-29-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee!Miss something from a busy HUMP DAY version of the Morning News? Stewart Mills and Amy Klobuchar interviews can be heard by clicking the link above for the PODCAST PAGE.
PODCAST PAGE: 10-27-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee!Monday Morning QB with Dave Lee...listen back to portions of the show by clicking the link above.
PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee JOHN HINES In For Dave 10-1-14Miss something from a HUMP DAY version of the WCCO Morning News? Click the link above to hear John Hines Fleetwood Mac Concert Review and more.......
Ex-Independence Party Leaders Endorse McFadden Two former leaders in Minnesota's Independence Party have endorsed Republican candidate Mike McFadden in his bid to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken. Former Independence Party Chairman Jack Uldrich and former House candidate David Dillon both threw their support behind McFadden on Monday.
Minnesota Senator Al Franken Makes The Rounds At The FairSenator Al Franken is making the rounds at the Minnesota State Fair. On Sunday, he sat down with WCCO's Roshini Rajkumar, the host of News and Views, and talked about the campaign.
Franken: Regrets Traffic-Cone Video U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he regrets a video in which he's shown holding two traffic cones to his chest like breasts. The video was recorded at a 2012 fundraiser and first surfaced this spring Republican officials brought it up again this week a few days after GOP congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn came under attack for old blog writings targeting women, American Indians, gays and others.