Welcome to the Daily Digest, where the Vikings stadium gets another chance, Social Security is drying up faster than initially thought, and Rubio campaigns with Romney.
The House Ways and Means committee has grafted a dead stadium bill from last week to a new plan to legalize electronic pull tabs and bingo, giving the Vikings stadium plan new life at the Legislature.
The Minnesota Republican Party has been served eviction papers for its St. Paul office.
State Republicans have asked the St. Cloud State College Republicans not to host Bradlee Dean, the Star Tribune reports.
Minnesota will give the federal government about $15 million in Medicaid money donated to the state by an HMO last year.
The accountability of Minnesota’s Medicaid program is latest dustup in long fight between states and the federal government over the program’s funding.
The Minnesota Senate agreed to raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses.
The Senate rejected a bill today that would have created an earlier primary date in Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota will be allowed to sell alcohol at its football stadium.
The Obama administration has increasingly been looking for ways to act without Congress, writes the New York Times.
Social Security is drying up faster than expected, according to the Washington Post.
The Justice Department is conducting an investigation of allegations of bribery at Wal-Mart in Mexico.
Common Cause has filed a whistleblower complaint with the Internal Revenue Service challenging the American Legislative Exchange Council’s tax-exempt status.
Money and Politics
Conservative groups are spending big on Senate races, according to the New York Times.
Rep. Chip Cravaack has been added to the NRCC’s Patriot List.
On the Presidential Campaign Trail
Mitt Romney said that a low student loan interest rate should be extended.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio campaigned with Romney on Monday, stoking buzz about Rubio’s veep cred.
Rubio is scheduled to make a foreign policy speech Wednesday.