It looks like maybe next week — or the week after — we’ll have the first of several Select A Candidates ready for public consumption (and criticism). I’ve contacted all the campaigns for their positions and a few have answered; most have not. That reminds to write something sometime on what an utter waste of time submitting anything via a candidate’s Web site can be (with some exceptions).

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Last night the Senate killed the omnibus tax bill, because of concern that it included property tax increases for businesses. So the DFL caucused today, and Dallas Sams moved for reconsideration, at which time Sen. Keith Langseth introduced an amendment — approved — that struck the property tax.

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