The Daily Digest

It’s Veterans Day. There will be services across the state to honor those who are serving or who have served.

President Obama remembers the Fort Hood victims.

Here’s the text of his speech.

Marc Ambinder says it was Obama’s best speech ever.

DFL Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar and DFL Rep. Betty McCollum attended the Texas ceremony.

A poll says confidence in Obama slips.

Bill Clinton says he would tell Democrats to follow Olympia Snowe on health care.

MPR examines what the House bill would mean for Minnesota.

DFL Rep. Tim Walz discusses why he supported the health care bill.

The health bill pits Democrat vs. Democrat.

The health bill could impact the paper industry.

The Star Tribune says there’s an all-out blitz from both sides on the health care issue.

A bill could guarantee sick leave due to H1N1.

Obama sits down with ABC News.

DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar wants to end a spike in early termination fees from cell phone companies.

DFL Sen. Al Franken has set up a college affordability roundtable in Moorhead on Thursday.

The I-694-I169 interchange proposal is now eligible to compete for federal funding. GOP Reps. John Kline and Erik Paulsen are mentioned.

The Daily Show mocks GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann.

DFL Rep. Jim Oberstar continues to push for a new transportation bill.

Under the Dome

Minnesota’s tax collections are down 2.7 percent for October.

State Rep. Bernie Lieder is honored at Israel’s Holocaust Museum.

The U of M gets $34 million in federal stimulus money.

St. Paul asks for state bonding money for the Saints.

Former Gov. Jesse Ventura visited the Capitol.

2010 Race for Governor

Discover Politics interviews Republican Par Anderson.

Republican David Hann sits down for a radio interview with David Strom.

2010 Race for Congress

Politico says keep an eye on Minnesota’s 6th District.

CNN asks “Where is Michele Bachmann headed?” and doesn’t answer the question.

DFL state Sen. Tarryl Clark assembles her campaign team.

Republican Allen Quist says he opposes health care changes. The Rochester Post-Bulletin and the Mankato Free Press have stories.

CQ picks up that DFLer Jim Meffert will challenge GOP Rep. Erik Paulsen.

Smart Politics says Wayzata gives the most per capita to Minnesota’s delegation.

Pawlenty for Prez Watch

There are more details about Pawlenty’s shoot and release of the deer.

County Attorney Races

Pete Orput, Assistant Hennepin County Attorney, announced today that he is running for Washington County Attorney.


Former GOP Sen. Norm Coleman says the Republican Party needs to accept moderates.

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