DFL On Pawlenty’s VP Chances

Talk about Gov. Tim Pawlenty being John McCain’s running mate is escalating in light of Mitt Romneys suspension of his presidential campaign. Minnesota’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party took the opportunity to slip a few digs into the Republican governor’s side: "Pawlenty was unable to carry Minnesota for his endorsed candidate at GOP precinct caucuses, while DFL caucus…
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Coleman: Don’t Ditch Caucuses

There was talk among some Minnesota lawmakers Wednesday that record turnout for Super Tuesday’s precinct caucuses — and some of the problems caucus-goers encountered — is proof the state should switch to a presidential primary vote. Don’t count U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman among those itching to ditch the caucus system. The Republican senator, who is…
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Coleman Reacts

Less than two days after winning the Minnesota caucus, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney suspends his campaign. The other day Gov. Tim Pawlenty sounded a bit down on the non-binding Republican caucus, and maybe this shows why. Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn., was first out of the block with a reaction: "I want to thank Gov.…
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More For Bridge Victims

More financial help is being made available to victims of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse. Gov. Tim Pawlenty today said each victim can receive $20,000, double the previous amount allowed to be paid from a state fund. Thirteen people have collected from the fund created following the Aug. 1 collapse.

1 Suit Down, 1 Filed

Minnesota Attorney General Swanson today announced today that she has settled one law suit and filed another over annuity concerns. She said a suit against American Equity Investment Life Insurance Co. was settled. The suit claimed the company sold annuities to older Minnesotans not suitable for senior citizens. The settlement requires the company to sell…
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