Sen. Al Franken said he will give Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., the detailed sketch he drew Tuesday of Sessions as he questioned Solicitor General Elena Kagan during her Supreme Court confirmation hearing.
Franken said that Sessions asked him for the drawing, and that Franken was happy to give him the original copy. The two men briefly chatted after Franken questioned Kagan at this morning’s hearing.
“I’m going to make an inscription saying, “A commanding and authoritative Sen. Sessions questions Solicitor General Elena Kagan,” Franken said.
With an insider’s eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota’s political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.
During an MPR interview in front a live audience, Dayton reiterated his support for middle class tax cuts, a big boost in transportation funding and universal prekindergarten during next year's legislative session, all priorities he was unable to achieve in the 2015 session.
State Auditor Rebecca Otto, reeling from a new law allowing counties to hire private audit firms to review their finances, said in a statement she has hired outside counsel "to help me assess the implications of this law and its impact on the core function of auditing."