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Leaders of the Republican-majority Legislature remain at odds with DFL Gov. Mark Dayton over taxes, school funding and other issues.
They have not reached an agreement on "emergency" school funding and a tax bill.
He will skip the party's convention and focus on the August primary. Three other candidates are seeking the endorsement at the party's convention in June.
The Senate approved increasing punishment to a gross misdemeanor.
Governor and legislative leaders will meet Tuesday, with the session adjournment deadline looming
Red Lake Nation member is a retired Marine Corps intelligence officer.
Gov. Dayton is focusing on schools during his final end-of-session push.
It sets up a showdown with Gov. Mark Dayton in session's final days.
The GOP is turning to an obscure state entity that gets its money from the State Lottery to borrow as much as $100 million for public works projects.
Dayton said the protests are a "nonproblem" and lawmakers should focus on other issues.