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Minnesota politics

May 29, 2013
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann said she won't see a fifth term in the House. Forum News Service file photo by Don Davis
Bachmann opts against another House term
May 29, 2013 - 10:50am
May 28, 2013
Legislative session issue recap: From budgets to booze, guns to gay marriage
May 28, 2013 - 11:19am
Rep. Melissa Hortman of Brooklyn Park, sitting in as House speaker, shows something on her cellphone to Rep. Denny McNamara of Hastings as the 2013 Legislature neared an end. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis
South Washington County lawmakers give session mixed grades
May 28, 2013 - 11:10am
May 23, 2013
Process dispute leads to Dayton outdoors vetoes
May 23, 2013 - 12:59pm
May 21, 2013
Minnesota Rep. Dan Schoen of St. Paul Park works through paperwork Monday, May 20, 2013, as the Minnesota Legislature prepares to adjourn for the year. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Capitol, flooding, veterans, disaster aid end session
May 21, 2013 - 11:56am
May 20, 2013
Members of the Minnesota House Sunday, May 19, 2013, debate whether to allow childcare providers and personal care attendants to join unions. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
House OKs $2 billion tax bill, Senate backs Capitol repair
May 20, 2013 - 9:03am
May 17, 2013
Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans explains a Vikings stadium backup funding plan to the joint House and Senate tax committee Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Forum News Service photo by Danielle Killey)
Cigarette tax to back stadium construction
May 17, 2013 - 9:18am
Minnesota House Speaker Paul Thissen of Minneapolis announces tax agreements among the House, Senate and governor Thursday night, May 16, 2013. Looking on is Gov. Mark Dayton. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton, DFL legislative leaders announce final tax plan
May 17, 2013 - 9:12am
May 16, 2013
No more formaldehyde
May 16, 2013 - 8:24am
Record Senate debate ends with unionization approval
May 16, 2013 - 8:21am
Tax, budget work continues as session nears end
May 16, 2013 - 8:18am
Senate legacy funds debate turns rural-urban
May 16, 2013 - 8:14am
May 15, 2013
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs a bill into law to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday night, May 14, 2013. With him are the sponsor of the bill, Sen. Scott Dibble and Rep. Karen Clark and their partners, Richard Leyva and Jacquelyn Zita. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis
After bill signing, gay couples ready for married rights
May 15, 2013 - 9:40am
May 14, 2013
Gay marriage supporters sing "America" Monday. May 13, 2013, before a Senate vote to make same-sex marriage legal. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis
Gay marriage issue split south Washington County lawmakers
May 14, 2013 - 11:47am
May 13, 2013
Tears of a different sort flow after historic gay marriage vote
May 13, 2013 - 4:37pm