• Democrats control Senate, House and governor's office for the first time in more than two decades
• State finances are huge issue as Minnesota faces $1.1 billion projected deficit
• Debates also expected on taxes, gay marriage, health care, education and gun laws
• Gov. Mark Dayton will propose his two-year budget later this month
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