Tag Archives: Mark Dayton

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith To Replace Al Franken

The Minnesota Star-Tribune reports: Gov. Mark Dayton will appoint Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken as Minnesota’s next U.S. senator, according to two high-level Democratic sources with knowledge of the decision. Dayton will name Smith as his choice at a Wednesday morning news conference, and she plans to run for the seat in a 2018 special election, ...

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MINNESOTA: Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton Collapses During Address, Strikes Head On Lectern [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering the State of the State address on Monday, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat appeared to be conscious as he was helped into a back room several minutes later, and a top staffer said he walked out of the Capitol on his own and was spending time ...

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MINNESOTA: Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton Names State’s First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: Gov. Mark Dayton announced Friday he would appoint Court of Appeals Judge Margaret H. Chutich as associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Chutich would be the first openly gay member on the state’s highest court. She would fill the vacancy left by Wilhelmina M. Wright, who was confirmed by the Senate this week to the ...

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MSNBC Recaps The Minnesota Vote

With an interview with Gov. Mark Dayton.

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MINNESOTA: Done And Done!

After signing the bill, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton stood to congratulate openly gay state Sen. Scott Dibble and his husband-to-be.

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MN Gov To Sign Today At 5PM

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Quote Of The Day – MN Gov. Mark Dayton

“I believe that every Minnesotan should have the freedom to marry legally the person she or he loves, whether of the same or other sex. Last year, Minnesotans began a conversation about why marriage matters, and we found our common belief that it is about love, commitment, and responsibility. I want Minnesota to be a state which affirms that freedom ...

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