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Democrats Cry Foul On Committee Rosters

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House Democrats are upset that the Republican majority removed a veteran DFL lawmaker from a committee that handles environmental issues. 119 more words


Dayton, Daudt Pledge Cooperation For New Legislative Term

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)  Minnesota’s top two political leaders met face to face Thursday for the first time since the election.

They’re pledging cooperation, not division. 385 more words


House DFL Elects Thissen As Minority Leader

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — DFLers in the Minnesota House have elected Rep. Paul Thissen of Minneapolis as their new minority leader.

Thissen had been House speaker. 115 more words


Calls For Cooperation To See Test At State Capitol

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Withholding their policy agendas for now, Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and newly emboldened Minnesota House Republicans struck an early tone of cooperation Wednesday that will be put to the test when the Legislature convenes in January. 629 more words