MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With just a couple weeks to go in the legislative session, a dog is helping break down party lines.
State Representative Peggy Bennett (R-District 27A) occasionally brings her dog, Colter, with her to the State Capitol.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Tornado Warnings Expire, But Severe Storms Still A Threat
“Bringing a dog to the Capitol like this actually makes it more human, you know, because you just relate on a different level where it doesn’t matter what party you’re from,” Bennett said. “He’s kind of generated his own fan club around here.”READ MORE: Deputy Opens Fire During Struggle With Suspect Near Litchfield, Sheriff Says
He spends his days greeting visitors and making friends, including House Speaker Kurt Daudt.MORE NEWS: 72-Year-Old Fargo Woman Killed In Douglas County Crash
Bennett says Colter loves to get treats, and he even ate an entire bowl of candy from her office — wrappers and all.