The Golden Gophers will face Union College of Schenectady, N.Y., in the title game Saturday night. No word if Klobuchar and Franken will make similar wagers with Democratic U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York.
Minnesota senators sharply questioned federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch during Wednesday's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, grilling him on whether he'd be protect the interests of ordinary people over corporations.
Other business groups like realtors, electric utility Xcel Energy Services, private colleges, tobacco giant Altria, Polymet Mining, health insurers and hospitals contributed to the overall total of $57.7 million to lobby the Legislature, the administration of Gov. Mark Dayton and Metro municipal governments.