State Should Get Illegally Generated Donations To GOP Says DFL By Michael McIntee | February 17, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Campaign Finance Subscribe to Campaign Finance Follow this author Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk wants the GOP to return donations. Click photo to watch video. Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk wants the GOP to return donations. Click photo to watch video.Senate Majority Leader David Senjem says inclusion of a donation link for the Republican party on government funded literature for caucus night was inadvertent. Minnesota Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk wants the Republican party to send any donations it got from that link to the state of Minnesota. Republicans have already agreed to reimburse the state for printing costs. Senator Bakk is calling for a rules committee hearing on the campaign finance infraction. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.