The Daily Digest

Welcome to the Daily Digest, where the new St. Paul stadium may not make as much money as it claims, Dayton talks taxes, and violence continues in Egypt and spreads to Yemen.

Around Minnesota

The City of St. Paul wants $27 million from the state to build a new ballpark, and estimates that it will come with a $10 million benefit annually.

But MPR found that the economic benefit could be a fraction of that amount.

Gov. Mark Dayton will announce which construction projects will get a slice of $47 million in development funding.

Supporters and opponents of the voter ID amendment disagree on the costs or requiring identification at the polls.

New census data showing Minnesota’s median household income improving may not be accurate, says the state’s demographer.

Rural poverty is entrenched in Minnesota.

Dayton warned that opposition to higher taxes could be the “death of the country.”

A new poll by a Democratic firm shows that Minnesota voters are split on the marriage amendment.

A radio ad run by Ken Tschumper, a DFL candidate for the Legislature, is the subject of an Office of Administrative Hearings complaint.

The PoliGraph says that a claim made by the Alliance for a Better Minnesota in a new ad is hard to pin down.

Conservative group Americans for Prosperity – Minnesota says the results of their State Fair poll show that Minnesotans have concerns about the new health care law.

In Washington

Farmers and DFL 7th Congressional District Rep. Collin Peterson rallied in Washington for new farm bill.

The U.S. House approved a land swap in the BWCA.

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius violated a federal political activity law.

The Federal Reserve is expected to announce more action to boost the economy.

Libya, Egypt and Yemen

Protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Yemen.

Meanwhile, protests continued in Cairo.

The protests in Egypt may be a bigger problem for the Obama administration than the protests in Libya, the New York Times reports.

The Obama administration suspects that Tuesday’s attack on the Libyan Embassy was planned.

Mitt Romney stood by his critique of President Barack Obama and the attacks, but Republicans aren’t backing Romney’s quick criticism.

The New York Times looks at how and why Romney issued his critique.

The origins of the video that prompted the violence are unclear, the New York Times reports.

Rep. Keith Ellison condemned attacks on the Libyan and Egyptian U.S. Embassies.

U.S. Senate hopeful Rep. Kurt Bills wants to halt aid to Libya and Egypt.

The Presidential Campaign

Obama is becoming more reliant on big money donors, the New York Times reports.

In Wisconsin, VP candidate Paul Ryan went after the Obama administration for leaking security information.

The suburbs will be essential to win Colorado.

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