The Daily Digest

The U.S. monitored the Fort Hood shooting suspect before the incident.

DFL Rep. Betty McCollum will attend today’s services in Fort Hood.

1,200 janitors were fired in a “quiet” immigration raid.

DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar is hoping to reduce the medical device tax in the Senate’s health care overhaul bill.

Franken doesn’t want the abortion rule in the Senate bill.

The GOP is taking aim at vulnerable Democrats over the health bill.

Democrats are also targeting GOP Rep. Erik Paulsen.

President Obama says he’ll veto any bill that makes cuts to Medicare.

Politico says the GOP has a women problem.

AP says the Afghanistan strategy is taking shape.

President Obama heads to Asia later this week.

2010 Race for Governor

Republican Brian Sullivan is staying out of the race.

Eleven candidates for governor participated in a forum at Gustavus Adolphus College.

DFLer Tom Bakk hired a campaign manager.

The Minnesota Daily profiled DFLer Mark Dayton.

GOP Rep. Tom Emmer picked up the support from eight state lawmakers.

Here’s where the candidates will be this week.

Under the Dome

The Rochester-Post Bulletin examined the per diem reports that state lawmakers filed.

MN Attorney General Lori Swanson defends the state law against robocalls.

MPR says Minnesota’s banks are still faring well.

Pawlenty for Prez Watch

Gov. Pawlenty is headed to Florida on Friday.

Pawlenty abandoned the deer he shot to do some politicking in Iowa.

Sarah Palin will be in Iowa next month.

2010 Race for Congress

Allen Quist hosted a health care forum last night.


The hand counting in the Minneapolis election is still rolling along. Results are due on Wednesday.

  • Karl

    Nice to see Franken take an unequivocal stance on the abortion coverage issue. Has anyone asked Klobuchar where she’s at on the abortion language in the House bill?