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Uncomfortable Moment: Perske Attacks Emmer For “Threatening” Divisive Record-Emmer Has No Response

Tom Emmer and Joe Perske shake hands moments after Perske attacks Emmer's record of uncooperative behavior.

In his closing statement Joe Perske (DFL) , who had been reserved and focused on the issues during the debate, took aim at Tom Emmer’s (R) behavior and record in the Minnesota legislature that Perske characterized as “divisive” “bullying, threatening” and “uncooperative” not just to Democrats but to Republicans as well. Emmer declined to respond. Continue Reading →

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Vikings’ Kluwe Argues Same Sex Marriage Is A Civil Rights Issue

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Vikings punter Chris Kluwe offered to debate Republicans on Minnesota’s proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage . No one took him up on the offer. Instead, he took on an empty chair. Actors read the parts of amendment supporters. Continue Reading →

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After Loss to Bachmann, Tarryl Clark Runs Again for Congress

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Tarryl Clark lost to Michele Bachmann last year in the race for Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District. But she’s not throwing in the towel. Redistricting will allow Clark to challenge Republican Chip Cravaack next year in the state’s 8th Congressional District. Continue Reading →

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Bridging Politics: Gov Dayton & Rep Bachmann On Stillwater Bridge

Governor Mark Dayton and Representative Michele Bachmann Talk Stillwater Bridge Replacement

Politically they are about as far apart as the St. Croix river is wide. Representative Michele Bachmann and Governor Mark Dayton are trying to find a solution to the inadequate and aging bridge that goes from the Twin Cities metro area to the fast growing western Wisconsin region. Continue Reading →

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Today’s UpTake: MN Senate Talks Budget and Health Care: House Examines Green Acres

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Today in the Minnesota Legislature, the Senate is expected to discuss its “Phase One” budget bill at 11 a.m. That body’s Judiciary and Public Safety Committee will also entertain the Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act at 1 p.m. Continue Reading →

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