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November 17, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota listens to health experts give suggestions Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, about how to improve rural health care. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken talk abounds, but senator quiet
November 17, 2017 - 7:41pm
Lucy Kennedy of West St. Paul, Minn., holds the sign of the day Friday, Nov. 17,2017, at a state Capitol rally for sexual assault preventioin. With her is Sen. Patricia Torres Ray of Minneapolis. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Sexual harassment cure includes electing 'women in high places'
November 17, 2017 - 6:07pm
Minnesota state Rep. Dan Schoen of St. Paul Park talks to colleagues before a Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, legislative meeting about railroad delays. Don Davis / Forum News Service file photo
Capitol Chatter: Sex harassment allegations reach several states
November 17, 2017 - 12:32pm
November 16, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown says on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, that he will take any representative who does not take sex harassment prevention training off their legislative committees. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
November 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Minnesota legislative leaders listen to Senate Secretary Cal Ludeman on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, as they consider how to react to a governor's veto of Legislature funding. From left are Assistant Senate Majority Leader Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, Senate President Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville, House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown, House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin of Rogers and Rep. Chaska. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
November 16, 2017 - 2:29pm
November 15, 2017
Minn. lawmakers hear more horror stories about vehicle licensing bureau
November 15, 2017 - 9:16pm
2 percent hospitality tax proposed in Bemidji
November 15, 2017 - 8:35pm
Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea asks questions during oral arguments  as the Minnesota Supreme Court meets at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017.  Photo by Leila Navidi
Supreme Court to issue Minnesota legislative veto opinion Thursday
November 15, 2017 - 5:38pm
November 13, 2017
Sarah Clifton of Duluth presses an "I Voted" sticker on her coat Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, after voting at the Duluth Public Library. Bob King / Forum News Service
U.S. high court to hear Minnesota political apparel case
November 13, 2017 - 2:09pm
November 10, 2017
Rep. Kerry Gauthier of Duluth tells a 2011 House committee that he supports longer sentences for sex offenders. On Thursday, police released a report indicating he had been investigated on an allegation he had oral sex at a rest area with a minor.
Minn. Capitol Chatter: 2012 sex scandal came at a different time than 2017 allegations
November 10, 2017 - 10:50pm
Nancy Estrada of Evansville walks into the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building in St. Paul with her children for a merit hearing in immigration court for her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
November 9, 2017
Sen. Dan Schoen, D-Cottage Grove. Courtesy photo / Dan Schoen
Sexual harassment allegations erupt at Minnesota Capitol
November 9, 2017 - 10:15pm
November 8, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa announces on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, that the Senate could furlough its employees as early as Dec. 1 in a funding dispute with Gov. Mark Dayton. With Gazelka is Sen. Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate
Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec. 1
November 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 6, 2017
Writing programs in Minnesota jails struggle to find long-term funding
November 6, 2017 - 8:00am
November 5, 2017
Anna Fletcher, 15, makes a goofy face at her parents, Kari and Mike Fletcher, during a vist to the World's Largest Candy Store in Jordan, Minn., on Nov. 1, 2017. S. M. Chavey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Despite high number of Minnesota adoptions, many still in foster care
November 5, 2017 - 8:30am