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Dayton appointed Jessica Looman, deputy labor commissioner, to take over.
Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday he would create a task force to deal with abuses in senior homes revealed in a Star Tribune series this week. "The senior care failures are really appalling," he said.
A letter to the legislator from an accuser's lawyer suggests a lawsuit may be coming.
Those who regularly pass through the Capitol share stories of a proverbial small world that can enable untoward behavior.
"I believe he should resign" and apologize, says the former GOP House speaker.
Late Thursday, House Speaker Kurt Daudt suspended Sen. Tony Cornish's chairmanship and called for a human resources investigation of the allegations, which Cornish denies.
Amid allegations against Sen. Dan Schoen, a DFL state representative says sexual harassment is "bigger than one senator" at Capitol.
The RNC is investing money here designed to help congressional Republicans as they fight for every last seat to maintain their House majority.
In supporting PolyMet mining project, Dayton courts onetime DFL stronghold.
There's a wild card: What if a bunch of Republicans retire?