An MPR News analysis shows that African-Americans in Minnesota are much more likely to be killed by guns than whites in the state.
Instead of the the 1 percent, the Senate DFLers propose a tax hike on the 6 percent.
MPR reports that some DFL senators are worried about the plan.
The House passed a $15.7 billion education bill that includes all-day kindergarten Tuesday night.
A rural DFL senator plans to vote in favor of same-sex marriage.
Another roadblock for B.Todd Jones’ nomination as head of the ATF, Roll Call reports that a whistleblower accuses Jones, who’s also the U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, of retaliating against her.
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar was among the 20 female senators who dined with President Obama last night. Halibut, peach pie and a big deficit-cutting deal were on the menu.
One of the Senate’s most powerful members, Montana Democrat Max Baucus, will retire rather than run again in 2014, complicating Democrats’ efforts to hold the Senate.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is asked by Democrats to require public companies to disclose all political donations.
And reasons to make sure your Twitter password is secure…
The Associate Press’s Twitter feed gets hacked and sends out a tweet claiming that explosions had been heard at the White House and that President Obama had been injured. Before the hoax was quickly revealed, the stock market lost $136 billion in value.