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GOP legislative minorities pick their leaders

The House and Senate GOP Caucuses have gone in opposite ideological directions with their leadership picks as they prepare to enter the minority in the 2013 legislative session. In the aftermath of Tuesday’s election that swept DFLers into control of both the House and Senate, the Republicans have spent the last two days behind closed doors to choose leaders who will try to steer their respective caucuses in picking up the pieces and articulating the opposition to the DFL legislative majorities and Gov. Mark Dayton.

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Bakk calls on Senjem to investigate Michel’s role in Koch scandal

Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk weighed in on the state of affairs in the Minnesota Senate as he implored newly elected Majority Leader Dave Senjem to meet with him “as soon as possible.” He also told PIM Senjem should inquire into Sen. Geoff Michel's actions after being told of an inappropriate relationship between former leader Amy Koch and a male Senate staffer.

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