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Interview: Alan Page Talks Children’s Book, Race In America

Justice Alan Page has served on the Minnesota Supreme Court eight years longer than he played in the NFL. He’s in the football Hall of Fame, and now he’s added another title to his name – children’s book author.

12/21/2014

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Talking Points: Bachmann Leaving Congress, Not Politics

After 8 years in Congress, one of Minnesota’s best known political figures is leaving office. But Rep. Michele Bachmann isn’t leaving quietly.

12/21/2014

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Interview: MNsure CEO Talks Enrollment, Website Issues

Scott Leitz, the head of MNsure, spoke with Esme Murphy on WCCO Sunday Morning, a day before the scheduled deadline for consumers to sign up for health insurance as required by the Affordable Care Act.

12/14/2014

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Jeff Johnson Talks On Redskins Name, Taxes & Obamacare

On WCCO Sunday Morning, I did a long interview with Jeff Johnson, the Republican hopeful for governor. With just days until Election Day, Johnson is trailing in the polls to incumbent Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton.

11/02/2014

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Esme’s Blog: Lt. Col. Mark Weber — American Hero

On Sunday, June 2 , Lt. Col. Mark Weber was a guest on WCCO Sunday Morning. Weber had spoken six days earlier at the Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Snelling. His message of service and duty echoed through that beautiful spot. Hundreds applauded after he finished.

06/15/2013

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Talking Points: Bachmann Vs. Graves In The Sixth District

One of the hottest elections this November will be in the 6th Congressional District. This weekend, businessman Jim Graves won the DFL nomination to run against incumbent Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.

04/15/2012

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Contraception Bill: Pros & Cons

This week, DFL legislators introduced a bill called the “Contraceptive Equity Act,” which would require Minnesota health plans to provide prescription drug coverage to cover contraception without charging a co-pay.

03/11/2012

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Local Political Officials React To Pawlenty Dropping Out

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced he will drop out of the 2012 presidential race.

08/14/2011

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DFL, GOP Talk Shutdown On WCCO Sunday Morning

WCCO Sunday Morning was packed with talk of the state shutdown. Esme Murphy spoke with both sides of the aisle as the state shutdown.

07/03/2011

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Weighing In On The Looming Gov’t Shutdown

Without a budget deal in place, Minnesota is just a few weeks away from a possible government shutdown.

06/12/2011

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Esme’s Blog: New Year’s Thanks From ‘CCO Sunday Morning

After a week off with family and friends, and at the start of this New Year, I just want to say thank you for all of you who watch WCCO Sunday Morning at 10 a.m. I am deeply grateful that you continue to watch and I appreciate your feedback, and even your criticism.

01/01/2011

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