STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE Magnus decides not to run for re-election
Senator Doug Magnus set a time limit for himself.
"I really firmly believe that a person should not stay too long," Magnus said earlier this month. "Thats up to each individual person. To me, I said ... Posted on 6/1/12 at 6:00 AM
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota State Sen.-elect Doug Magnus has been chosen as Assistant Majority Leader by the Senate Republican Caucus, according to a release from his current House of Reprentatives office.
Magnus, who hails from Slayton, noted that Amy Koch of Buffalo was elected Senate Majority Leader and Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville was elected President of the Senate.
SLAYTON — Senator Al Franken visited southwest Minnesota Monday, stopping in Luverne, Tyler, Slayton and Worthington to discuss a variety of subjects that ranged from wind energy projects to bioscience.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota veterans took aim at legislators and media accounts critical of the governor’s office using veterans’ funds to pay a staff member, and during a Thursday committee hearing senators apologized to veterans.
WASHINGTON — If you live long enough in Washington you’ll learn there is literally nothing new under the sun. That’s why it is amusing to listen to the House “Progressive Caucus” and Moveon.org in a full-page newspaper ad attempt to explain the victory of senator-elect Scott Brown in the special Massachusetts election last week this way: Brown didn’t win because Democrats were too liberal; Brown won because Democrats weren’t liberal enough.
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