Minn. GOP Sex Scandal Case Causes Political HazardA fired aide's lawsuit tied to a Minnesota Senate sex scandal means the episode will echo throughout the campaign season, creating a political hazard for majority Republicans and a delicate situation for Democrats, too.
Fired Senate Aide Brodkorb Sues State, SenateA former Minnesota Senate aide who was fired after having an affair with the chamber's top Republican leader filed a lawsuit Monday saying he was treated unfairly and discriminated against because female employees involved in similar relationships didn't lose their jobs.
Ex-Aide Meets Privately With Top Minn. Senators The former aide threatening to sue the Minnesota Senate over his firing related to a high-level affair has met privately with top GOP senators.
Minn. Senators Troubled Over Costs In Sex Scandal With taxpayers already out nearly $85,000, Minnesota senators voiced concern Wednesday about fast-growing legal bills connected to a sex scandal that toppled the GOP's majority leader and a powerful aide.
Minn. Senate Legal Bill Jumps To $84K The Minnesota Senate's legal costs related to the dismissal of a top GOP caucus aide have risen to nearly $85,000.
Senate Panel To Meet On Scandal-Related Legal BillA Minnesota Senate panel is meeting next week to go over legal costs stemming from the affair that brought down the GOP majority leader and cost a senior staffer his job.
Legal Tab In Senate Scandal Reaches $46,150The legal tab for the Minnesota Senate over the firing of a high-ranking staffer is $46,150 and counting.
Minn. Senate GOP Releases Letter On Secret Legal DealA top Republican says a confidential legal arrangement in the Minnesota Senate is costing taxpayers $200 to $300 an hour stemming from a high-level scandal involving the former majority leader.
Brodkorb Denies Misconduct In Unemployment Appeal Fired Minnesota Senate aide Michael Brodkorb has denied violating policies or committing misconduct as he seeks to reverse a decision costing him unemployment benefits.
Minnesota Senate's Legal Deal Remains Secret The private attorney hired by the Minnesota Senate to handle fallout from the former majority leader's extramarital affair said Tuesday she doesn't have a formal contract outlining her duties and refused to say how much she is being paid.
Fired Senate Staffer Denied Unemployment BenefitsThe Republican Senate staffer fired for an affair with the majority leader had been denied jobless benefits, reports Minnesota Public Radio.
Minn. Senate Saga To Cost Public Win, Lose Or Draw Legal costs are mounting at taxpayer expense even before former high-ranking Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb sues over his dismissal.
Minn. Ethics Panel Bogs Down Over Senator's Case A Minnesota Senate ethics hearing stemming from a sexual affair that brought down the Senate's majority leader devolved Friday into a testy episode of can't ask, can't tell.
Brodkorb Takes Step Toward LawsuitA former Minnesota legislative employee who was fired in connection to an affair with the Senate majority leader is taking a concrete step toward a possible lawsuit.
GOP Leaders Want Ethics Complaint Resolved Quickly The Republican Senate wants to hold a hearing on the ethics complaint against Senator Geoff Michel as soon as it can.