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Al Franken Back At Senate Job Despite Upcoming Departure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al Franken is the Senate’s dead man walking, still doing his day job despite his soon-to-be-gone status.

The two-term Minnesota lawmaker told a somber Senate last Thursday he would resign amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and in the face of vanishing support from fellow Democrats. 623 more words


12 Governors, Including Dayton, Urge Congress To Fund Children's Health Program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Twelve governors of both parties are urging Congress to reauthorize funding for a popular children’s health insurance program as soon as possible. 119 more words


100K Minnesotans Sign Up For Health Insurance Through MNsure

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials say more than 100,000 Minnesotans who buy health insurance on their own have signed up through the state’s insurance exchange so far. 125 more words


MN Supreme Court Rules In Dayton's Favor Over Budget Veto

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — Minnesota’s Supreme Court ruled that Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of the operating budgets of the State House and Senate earlier this year will stand. 337 more words


Court Asked To Restore Legislature's Budget Amid Fight With Dayton

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers want a district court to enforce its ruling that struck down Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of the Legislature’s operating budget. 126 more words


Minnesota Submits 'Modest' Bid For Amazon HQ, No Details Revealed

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s economic development commissioner says the state has submitted its bid for a second Amazon headquarters.

The state hasn’t released details of the bid for a project that could bring a $5 billion investment and 50,000 jobs wherever it lands. 80 more words


Governor’s Mansion To Be Lit Blue In Honor Of Those Killed In Somalia

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday that the governor’s residence will be lit blue in honor of the hundreds of people killed over the weekend in the worst terrorist attack in Somalia’s history. 274 more words