The Daily Digest: Sunday liquor sales defeated

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In Minnesota

The Minnesota House has voted to keep the state’s longtime ban on Sunday liquor sales. (MPR News)

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to wait until legislators submit a budget he can sign off on. (Pioneer Press)

Education Secretary Arne Duncan visited north Minneapolis to help push Gov. Dayton’s pre-K education proposal and to name the area a federal Promise Zone, which could help city officials secure more grants to fund education, housing and job programs for the neighborhood. (MPR News)

Some of the state’s biggest commercial property owners could be the biggest winners under a House Republican plan to $2 billion in taxes. (Star Tribune)

DFL senators and their staff will move their offices to the UBS Tower in downtown St. Paul next month as a result of the Capitol renovation while the Republican minority will stay in their offices in the State Office Building. (MPR News)

National Politics

A divided Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case that could determine whether same-sex marriage becomes legal in all 50 states. (NPR)

President Obama responded to the riots in Baltimore by calling for a period of national soul-searching into racial divisions and police violence. (New York Times)

“It was only a matter of time before Baltimore exploded,” writes a 30-year resident of the city. (Washington Post)

A GOP spending bill in the U.S. House would defund Obama’s attempts to restore ties with Cuba. (Politico)

As of today, Hillary Clinton will have an official challenger for the Democratic nomination: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. (Vermont Public Radio)

Not all Minnesota industries are in favor of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal currently under negotiation. (MPR News)

Is Facebook making political polarization worse? (New York Times)