Daily Donkey, August 16

Gov. Mark Dayton

Court Strikes Down Minnesota Governor’s Move to Defund Legislature, HuffPost

Group Wants Hearing on Proposed Mine, Fox 21

Mankato to Dayton: Do better on water quality, MPR

Gov. Mark Dayton kept his promise, Aitkin Independent Age


AG Lori Swanson

City staff to contact attorney general for help with Mayo Clinic, Albert Lea Tribune

Fundraiser exposed by KARE 11 prohibited from doing business in MN, KARE 11

Minnesota immigrants celebrate 5th anniversary of DACA program, Star Tribune


Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Protecting American women, Faribault Daily News

Southwest light rail project moves closer to a big construction contract, MPR


Rep. Keith Ellison

Minnesota’s Keith Ellison in Demcoratic leadership role, central in party’s rebuilding effort, Star Tribune


Rep. Collin Peterson

FM pro-white activist says his views are not hateful or divisive in the wake of VA violence, Valley New Live

Standing against hatred, Marshall Independent



Many say Trump’s condemnation of hate groups is not enough, CNN

Minnesotans in Congress react to latest Trump comments on Charlottesville, Star Tribune

Stay or go? 3M CEO among execs under pressure to leave Trump advisory group, Star Tribune

UMD College Republicans vice president steps down after white supremacist posts on groups Facebook Posts, Star Tribune

UMD College Republicans remove white supremacist posts; official steps down, Pioneer Press

Hundreds march to protest Charlottesville violence, MPR

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