Minnesotans are often shocked by the Legislature.
But legislators also get surprised.
Reporter Abby Simons asked them what surprised them this session. They answered.
Rep. Brian Johnson, R-Cambridge:
Rep. Michael Paymar, DFL-St. Paul:
Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mezeppa:
Rep. Phyllis Kahn, DFL-Minneapolis:
Rep. Greg Davids, R-Preston:
Rep. Leon Lillie, DFL-North St. Paul:
Rep. Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska:
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