How confident is the DGA that Dayton will be governor?
December 1, 2010 — 6:13pm
Democratic not-a-governor Mark Dayton certainly seems to be considered a governor-elect according to the Democratic Governors Association.
Note only did the association invite him to their meeting of governor's Wednesday, he got a vote in the election of the new DGA chair, according to a Dayton spokeswoman, and check out his photo in the list of "new governors" from the DGA's Web site:
In the Republican Governors Association's Web map of wins on Nov. 2 it says only "TBA" for Minnesota. It appears that map hasn't been updated since early November.
Rep. Erik Paulsen called for an independent investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election following President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, going further than many GOP lawmakers in the aftermath of a move that has roiled the Capitol over the last day.