ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says he and Gov. Mark Dayton had a private chat where the Capitol’s two most powerful Democrats committed to moving on after a public feud.

Bakk and Dayton spoke at the governor’s residence Wednesday where they and other legislative Democrats were gathered for a meeting. They hadn’t talked in the nearly two weeks since Dayton lashed out at Bakk as untrustworthy for moving to squelch commissioner pay raises; Bakk has called it a miscommunication.

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Dayton’s office didn’t immediately offer its take on the meeting.

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Bakk says the pair has “way too much work to do to be at odds with each other this session.”

Bakk and Dayton plan to hold a joint news conference next week to refocus attention on a transportation funding plan.

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