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Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau Newly elected Majority Leader Dave Senjem of Rochester says he sees little change in Minnesota Senate Republicans' approach to issues under his leadership.

New state senate leader named

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ROSEVILLE -- Minnesota state Sen. Dave Senjem of Rochester makes a return as Senate Republican leader after an 11-hour meeting Tuesday.


The new majority leader faces some tough decisions right away.

Senjem served as minority leader until last year, when Republicans won the Senate majority for the first time in 38 years.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.