Gov. Dayton Pushes For Political Risks From House RepublicansGov. Mark Dayton delivered an optimistic State of the State address at the Capitol. The speech rallied Democrats, but did not sway Republicans who oppose his transportation and overall spending proposals. On Friday, Dayton is still asking Republicans to forget about politics and take some risks.
Dayton Pushes Major Spending Programs In SpeechOn Thursday night, Gov. Mark Dayton is slated to deliver his annual State of the State address, the fifth speech of its kind for the two-term Democratic governor.
Dayton Picks A Date For State Of The StateGov. Mark Dayton still has some time to write his State of the State speech. The governor's office on Friday announced he will deliver the annual address to the Legislature on the night of April 9. It comes just after lawmakers return from a spring recess.
Dayton's GOP Rivals Pan State Of State SpeechMinnesota Republicans trying to oust Gov. Mark Dayton from office are giving negative reviews to the final State of the State speech of the Democrat's term. Reaction from the field of challengers was sharp and swift Wednesday night.
Dayton Seeks 'Unity Of Purpose' In State Of StateGov. Mark Dayton appealed Wednesday for a "unity of purpose" among lawmakers seeking to push Minnesota forward, saying differing political philosophies shouldn't keep them from achieving progress in a state that he says is "much better than before."
Dayton: Tax Cuts Caused Minn. Economic Problems Gov. Mark Dayton said he'll use his State of the State address to explain and defend his budget proposal.
Dayton Plans Feb. 6 State Of State Address Gov. Mark Dayton is planning to deliver his State of the State address to a joint session of the Legislature on Feb. 6.
Dayton's State Of The State Faces Skeptical GOPGov. Mark Dayton has rarely shown a gift for soaring rhetoric, but he'll have to summon a little magic Wednesday for a State of the State speech that could be his last chance in a short legislative session to convince skeptical Minnesota Republicans they should unite with him.

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