In Minnesota, a state representative made national news yesterday over a racial reference in a tweet defending the Voting Rights Act.

In the U.S. House, an unlikely duo team up on Syria. And much of the political world is focused on the remaining decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court, which could change how same-sex marriages are recognized across the country. Read more

Welcome to your Friday edition of The Daily Digest.

State lawmakers are emerging from their post-session hibernation to declare their candidacy for statewide offices. We have another DFLer in the race to succeed Mark Ritchie as Minnesota secretary of state. And a Republican appears to be signaling that he wants to take on Gov. Mark Dayton.

And in Washington, there is no happy medium. The farm bill was sunk by opposition from both Democrats and Republicans. Read more