State Politics

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Sloane Martin
June 28, 2019 - 1:33 pm
Keith Ellison is endorsing Bernie Sanders for President again. Then-Congressman Ellison supported Sanders in the 2016 presidential race. He does so now as Minnesota Attorney General. He appeared on the Chad Hartman show to explain his decision on Friday: In an interview with HuffPost , Ellison says...
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May 24, 2019 - 5:54 am
Gov. Walz set all day Friday for a special session, giving Minnesota lawmakers nearly 24 hours to approve a budget compromise that goes into effect on July 1. The special session, the fifth for budget work since 2009, has a 7:00 a.m. Saturday deadline, set by the governor and legislative leaders...
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Sheletta Brundidge
May 21, 2019 - 11:31 am
This post comes from the Two Haute Mamas podcast , a peek into the lives, experiences and perspectives of Sheletta Brundidge and Lindy Vincent , two fabulously fun, engaging and opinionated friends. After making history as the first African American and Muslim to be elected to serve as Minnesota...
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Capitol building in St. Paul
May 21, 2019 - 5:51 am
Minnesota lawmakers are making plans to return to St. Paul for a special session after adjouning late Monday with many issues still unresolved. Tentative plans are for the legislature to reconvene as early as Thursday. There are rumblings that the budget compromise reached over the weekend by the...
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