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November 18, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken looks up at a voter talking to him after a Minnesota State Fair radio interview on Aug. 28, 2014. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken talk abounds, but senator quiet
November 18, 2017 - 10:00am
November 16, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton on sex harassment: 'I don't think you can prevent people from misbehaving, but there should be consequences'
November 16, 2017 - 1:21pm
Minnesota legislative leaders listen to Senate Secretary Cal Ludeman on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, as they consider how to react to a governor's veto of Legislature funding. From left are Assistant Senate Majority Leader Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, Senate President Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville, House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown, House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin of Rogers and Rep. Chaska. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
November 16, 2017 - 1:20pm
November 13, 2017
Minnesota Senate's sexual harassment policy is 27 years old. Some say it urgently needs updating.
November 13, 2017 - 9:16am
November 10, 2017
State Representative Matt Dean, from left, one of 11 Republican gubernatorial candidates for the state of Minnesota, and Noah and Nate Hultgren, managers of Hultgren Farms, test out a corn combine at Hultgren Farms in Raymond Nov. 7th. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
November 8, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa announces on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, that the Senate could furlough its employees as early as Dec. 1 in a funding dispute with Gov. Mark Dayton. With Gazelka is Sen. Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate
Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec. 1
November 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
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