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Senate majority leader to play crucial role on gaming proposals

When Republican state senators gather on Tuesday to elect a new majority leader, their top-of-mind priority will be to choose someone who can bail out a sinking boat and set it sailing in the right direction again. But the stakes will also be very high for a set of Capitol interest groups facing an historic chance to make years’ and countless dollars’ worth of lobbying efforts pay off.

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The Paper Trail: detailing the state GOP’s debt

At Saturday's gathering of the Republican Party's state central committee, Pat Anderson circulated two documents to delegates illuminating the party's current debt. The former state auditor and Republican National Committee member wanted party activists to have a clearer picture of the state GOP's financial obligations under chair Tony Sutton, who resigned on Friday.

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Why gambling expansion remains a long-shot bet

A steady downpour didn’t keep Indian gambling workers from flocking outside the state Capitol in St. Paul last April. At least 1,500 people gathered outside on the building’s steps, some arriving by the busload from reservations hours away. Clad in raincoats and shielded by a canopy of umbrellas, workers thrust signs into the air that read, “Rural jobs count too” and “Don’t gamble with my job!”

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