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Klobuchar, Bills hold nothing back in fiery debate

August 31, 2012 in DL-Online

Amy Klobuchar and Kurt Bills shared broad smiles and agreed it was hot. But then the two U.S. Senate candidates took to a Minnesota State Fair stage Thursday in what proved to be a feisty debate during which they agreed on little.
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Some Minnesota lawmakers ready to adjourn, some want more time

April 16, 2012 in DL-Online

Every issue in front of the Minnesota Legislature is optional as it prepares to adjourn in a few days, a couple of weeks or on its mandatory May 21 last day. Continue Reading

2011 a wild year for Minnesota politics

December 27, 2011 in DL-Online

Minnesota’s 2011 began with liberal Mark Dayton becoming governor. The next day, an ultra-conservative Legislature took the oath, the first time Republicans controlled both chambers in decades. Continue Reading