MN GOP Senate Leaders Koch, Michel Respond to Gov Dayton

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Minnesota Republican Senate leaders Amy Koch and Geoff Michel took the unusual step of appearing at Democratic Governor Mark Dayton’s news conference today on the state budget crisis — and standing in the press area. Afterward, Koch and Michel rebutted Dayton’s words at an impromptu press conference in the hallway outside the Governor’s Reception Room in the State Capitol.

Jacob Wheeler

In addition to shooting videos for The UpTake, Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at the progressive political magazine In These Times, publishes the Glen Arbor Sun in his native Michigan, and authored "Between Light and Shadow," a recent book about the Guatemalan adoption industry. Wheeler's stories have appeared in such magazines as the Utne Reader, Earth Island Journal, Rotarian and Teaching Tolerance magazine, and newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. He speaks fluent Spanish, German and Danish.

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