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Lawmakers Debate Until Early Sunday On Daycare, Education

With the session officially ending on Monday, state lawmakers have been debating for the last 16 hours trying to wrap up some of the most contested issues this year.

05/19/2013

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Talking Points: The Vote For Gay Marriage In MN

On Monday, the Minnesota Senate is expected to vote to legalize gay marriage. And Gov. Mark Dayton has already said he will sign the measure into law.

05/12/2013

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Twitter, Minnesotans React To House Approving Gay Marriage

More than 1,000 people showed up at the state Capitol and some showed up as early as 7:30 a.m.

05/09/2013

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Protesters Chide Dems For ‘Lack Of Courage’ On Gun Control Vote

Gun control advocates said Friday that Democrats at the Minnesota Legislature are showing a “lack of courage” by shelving a vote on tougher gun laws.

05/03/2013

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Ex-Lawmaker Regrets Vote For Gay Marriage Ban

A former state representative says she has always regretted her vote for a constitutional amendment that would have limited marriage to one man and one woman.

03/12/2013

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Personal Care Givers Hope To Vote On Unionizing

Thousands of Minnesota’s personal care attendants are asking state lawmakers to allow them to vote on a union.

02/20/2013

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Metro Transit Votes Monday On New Deal

Employees with Metro Transit will vote on a new deal on Monday in an effort to avoid a work stoppage.

01/07/2013

Obama Makes Statement On Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

House Won’t Vote Before Midnight On ‘Cliff’ Deal

The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”

12/31/2012

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Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt Romney

If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.

11/02/2012

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What Is The Greatest TV Show Of All Time? Elite Eight

Down to the Final Eight! Do you love Seinfeld, MASH, Cheers? Vote now!

05/25/2012

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Both Sides Weigh In On The Gay Marriage Amendment

The same-sex marriage debate heated up with the presidential candidates. It also stirred up emotions here in Minnesota.

05/13/2012

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Minnesota Reacts To Obama’s Support Of Gay Marriage

President Barack Obama made history Wednesday by becoming the first President to support marriage equality for same-sex couples during an interview with Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts.

05/09/2012

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Talking Points: Dicey Political Landscape Over Vikes Stadium

Among the more controversial statements on the stadium all week was one made by House Speaker Kurt Zellers on KFAN radio where he said he hoped the stadium bill passed but he planned to vote against it.

05/06/2012

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On Eve Of Vote, Union Rallies In Support Of Vikes Stadium

Minnesota Vikings stadium enthusiasts are calling Monday’s vote “Game Day For Jobs.”

05/06/2012

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Preview: Vikes Stadium Goes To A Vote Monday

Monday is game day for lawmakers — that’s when the House will vote on whether to help fund a new $975 million Minnesota Vikings stadium. Both sides of the issue weigh in.

05/06/2012

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Senate Finance Committee Advances Voter ID

The Minnesota Senate Finance Committee has advanced a voter ID constitutional amendment after discussing the costs of taking such a vote.

03/01/2012

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Anoka-Hennepin School District To Vote On Policy

The highly debated Anoka-Hennepin sexual orientation policy will come to a vote Monday night.

02/13/2012

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Arboretum Seeks Top 10 Plants That Changed Minn.

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum wants to know: Which plants changed Minnesota and transformed how we live today?

02/08/2012

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Bachmann Plays Gender Card As Iowa GOP Vote Nears

Desperate for a late lift in Iowa, Republican Michele Bachmann is increasingly stressing a distinction in the presidential field: She’s the only woman competing for the nomination.

01/01/2012

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Judge Blocks Child Care Union Vote

A Ramsey County judge on Monday blocked a unionization vote by Minnesota child care workers that was to get under way this week, saying the issue must go through the state Legislature.

12/05/2011

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Dayton Mulls Next Steps On Child Care Union

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to meet with the state attorney general to consider the next steps on a union push for in-home child care providers.

12/05/2011

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Anything Can-Happen Feel In Iowa’s 2012 Vote

The race for the Republican presidential nomination is deeply unsettled with an anything-can-happen feel six weeks before Iowans start the state-by-state process of choosing a GOP challenger for President Barack Obama.

11/20/2011

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Bachmann Postpones Iowa Stops For Budget Vote

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann is rescheduling several Iowa presidential campaign events on Friday in order to return to Washington for a vote on a balanced budget amendment in the House of Representatives.

11/16/2011

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US Steel’s $300M Keetac Mine Expansion Up For Vote

Approval of two water quality permits could help U.S. Steel clear one of the last regulatory hurdles necessary for expanding its Keetac taconite mine and processing plant in northern Minnesota.

10/24/2011

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Fortunes Down, Bachmann Looks To Evangelical Vote

Michele Bachmann surged into the Republican presidential race by preaching tea party fiscal conservatism. Now, as she struggles to remain relevant, the Minnesota congresswoman is trying to rally the evangelical voters who have powered most of her political career.

10/07/2011

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