61 senators vote to end cloture. Minnesota’s only senator, DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar, voted for it. It appears the vote to pass the bill is set for tomorrow.
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During an interview this afternoon on WCCO Radio, Gov. Tim Pawlenty was asked about former U.S. Senator Mark Dayton, who earlier in the day had called on the governor to reimburse taxpayers for a weekend trip to Germany. Pawlenty attended the 45th Munich Conference on Security Policy. Here’s what the governor had to say on Read more →
Former U.S. Senator Mark Dayton is ramping up his campaign for governor in 2010 by taking a shot at Gov. Tim Pawlenty. DFLer Dayton said today that the Republican governor should reimburse taxpayers for the costs of his weekend trip to Germany. Pawlenty attended the 45th Munich Conference on Security Policy. He traveled with a Read more →
President Obama will hit the road today to build public support for the stimulus package. He’s speaking in Elkhart, Indiana where job losses continue to mount. He will also hold a primetime news conference this evening. The Senate will resume debate today over the package. A deal was reached over the weekend. DFL Sen. Amy Read more →