Daily Donkey, December 5

Republican Tax Plan

Congress’s tax debate will cloud Minnesota’s fiscal fortune, AP

Republicans Are Coming for Your Benefits, New York Times

Democrats, independents oppose GOP tax plan: poll, The Hill

 

Governor Mark Dayton

Dayton uses own cancer recovery to tout screening, MPR

Minnesota officials forecast $188 million budget deficit, MinnPost

Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s cancer-free, encourages more screening, Star Tribune

 

Senator Amy Klobuchar

AN OPEN LETTER TO SEN. KLOBUCHAR, Mesabi Daily News

 

Senator Al Franken

Franken’s ethics investigation: a field guide, MPR

As Harassment Accusations Multiply, a Question: Who Stays and Who Goes?, New York Times

 

Rep. Jason Lewis

Giffords to Target 8 Republicans in Ads Against Concealed Carry, Newsmax

 

Rep. Keith Ellison

Rep. Keith Ellison: GOP Tax Bill Would Reorder Society & Create “Hereditary Aristocracy” for Rich, Democracy Now

 

Rep. Tom Emmer

House acts to protect Minnesota jobs with passage of Emmer-led bill, Ripon Advance

 

Rep. Collin Peterson

Sara Wyant: New Farm Bill debate picks up steam, Farm Forum

 

Rep. Rick Nolan

OUR VIEWS: THE IRON RANGE STANDS UNITED, Mesabi Daily News

 

Upcoming Elections

Special election set for Sen. Schoen, Rep. Cornish seats, KMSP

Dayton schedules Feb. 12 election for resigning lawmakers, WRAL

State Sen. Dan Schoen Officially Submits Letter Of Resignation, WCCO

Holmstadt, McNamara eye Senate seat as Franke opts against run; Schoen submits resignation letter, Hastings Star Gazette


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