Mark Dayton

Mn Gov

MN Gov on Police Shooting: ‘This Kind Of Racism Exists’

Thursday at a press conference, Gov. Mark Dayton (D-MN) said that he did not believe Philando Castile would have been killed by police Wednesday night in Falcon Heights, MN, during a traffic stop if he had been white. Dayton said,

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Minnesota: Land of 10,000 Lakes But Few Friends for Hillary Clinton

Minnesota has been a fairly reliable state for the Democrats in Presidential years, and has not given its electoral votes to a Republican since voting for Richard Nixon in 1972. With Clinton reaching Wendy Davis-depths of unpopularity, however, Minnesota might not just be in play, but winnable for the eventual Republican nominee.

Adrian Peterson HS Coach, Mom Talk 'Whuppings'

Adrian Peterson HS Coach, Mom Talk 'Whuppings'

More information is surfacing of the discipline endured by Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson as a child. Peterson’s high school coach Booker Bowie revealed he would hit Peterson up to three times with an 18-inch-long, wooden paddle in

Minnesota Gov to Vikings: Suspend Adrian Peterson

Minnesota Gov to Vikings: Suspend Adrian Peterson

On Tuesday, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) called on the Minnesota Vikings to suspend Vikings running back Adrian Peterson as the league investigates two possible cases of child abuse involving Peterson.  The Vikings had reinstated Peterson, who is facing felony

Minnesota Bans Anti-Bacterial Chemical from Soaps

Minnesota Bans Anti-Bacterial Chemical from Soaps

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It’s widely used nationwide as a germ-killing ingredient in soaps, deodorants and even toothpaste, but it’s being banned in Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday signed a bill to make Minnesota the first state to prohibit the

ObamaCare Launch Disaster: Send in the Lawyers!

ObamaCare Launch Disaster: Send in the Lawyers!

The ObamaCare launch disaster wasn’t all about the bumblers in the Obama Administration scarfing down $600 million and farting out a pile of 404 errors.  The state exchanges had a lot of trouble, too.  The worst ones are still abject

Poll: Franken and Dayton Losing Support Among Minnesota Voters

Poll: Franken and Dayton Losing Support Among Minnesota Voters

Support appears to be crumbling among constituents of Senator Al Franken (D-MN) and Minnesota Democratic Governor Mark Dayton, according to new poll data posted from Public Opinion Strategies this week that the Minnesota GOP is touting.  The statewide survey of 600

Joe Biden: Health Care Sign-Ups May Fall Short of Goal

Joe Biden: Health Care Sign-Ups May Fall Short of Goal

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that it would be a good start for the federal health care law if 5 million to 6 million people sign up by the end of March, an acknowledgement that enrollments

Deaths, Rescues, Records Arise from Winter Storm

Deaths, Rescues, Records Arise from Winter Storm

(AP) Deaths, rescues, records arise from winter stormBy The Associated PressA winter storm that swept across the Midwest this week blew through parts of Canada and the East on Friday, producing more than a foot of snow in spots, giving

Even in willing states, health law's rollout rocky

Even in willing states, health law's rollout rocky

(AP) Even in willing states, health law’s rollout rockyBy PATRICK CONDONAssociated PressST. PAUL, Minn.A bug-ridden website. Endless wait times on a toll-free helpline. Error-laden data sent to insurance companies. These are not problems burdening Republican-led states that had to be

Embattled MN Health Exchange Chief Resigns

(AP) Embattled Minn. health exchange chief resignsBy BRIAN BAKSTAssociated PressST. PAUL, Minn.The chief of Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace resigned Tuesday after facing criticism over the troubled rollout and a questionably timed international vacation. April Todd-Malmlov submitted her resignation during an

Minnesota Senate OKs Gay Marriage; Governor to Sign

Minnesota Senate OKs Gay Marriage; Governor to Sign

(AP) – The Minnesota Senate voted Monday to make gay marriage legal, the last legislative step before Gov. Mark Dayton’s promised signature will make the state the 12th in the U.S. to do so. The Senate vote of 37-30 came

MN Dem Gov Flip-Flops on Tax Hikes

MN Dem Gov Flip-Flops on Tax Hikes

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton campaigned in 2010 on not increasing cigarette taxes, which he decried as “regressive” in a gubernatorial debate. But facing budget challenges, Dayton has now flip-flopped and is advocating a 94 cent per pack cigarette tax increase. According