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In an ominous move by soon to be Speaker Daudt, Rep. Jean Wagenius was kept off of the Environmental House Committee - even though she was the recommended Democratic lead by Minority Leader Paul Thissen.
Wagenius has a wealth of experience on the environmental front. First elected in 1986, she was the chair of the Environmental Committee during the previous session, but has now been blocked from even being on the committee.
Her new committee assignments will consist of Ways and Means which she has been on before and Capital Investment, where . . .
He called last week's release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report that alleging torture against alleged terrorists "purely partisan."
"This is created by Senate Democrat staffers to criticize the CIA and previous administration," Kline said. "There may be things that are true concerning torture, and maybe not, but I don't like a one-party report. There's not one Republican drop of ink in that report."
Michael Brodkorb used this as his "quote of the day" at his politics.mn webside:
"Speculation is a really low turnout - all are apathetic, we are hoping that it favors our races." Source: Republican Party of Minnesota State Executive Committee notes, October 30, 2014
Isn't there something inherently wrong with a political party "hoping" that voter turnout is low? It is kind of pathetic when the modern day Republican Party has apparently decided that they cannot win if people get out and exercise their democratic rights and vote.