"How did I do Mr. State Economist" Governor Dayton asked Stinson after speaking on budget forecast.
House minority leader Kurt Daudt and Assistant minority leader Sen. David Thompson talked with GOP staffers Susan Closmore and Leslie Rosedahl as they listened in the back of the room while DFL leaders spoke to reporters.
MMB Commissioner Schowalter was all annotated up as he answered reporters questions.
MMB Commissioner Schowalter and members of Governor's staff listened Dayton spoke to reporters on forecast.
State Economist Stinson and MMB Commissioner Schowalter prepared for the presentation.
Gov. Mark Dayton, speaking to a mostly Republican audience at the annual Minnesota Business Partnership dinner, repeated his familiar attack on the House GOP, blaming them for a legislative impasse on transportation.
It takes a certain sort of magic for a presidential debate to shift a race, it seems, some weird alchemy combining ingredients like viewership and mistakes and perceptions and medium. It's almost never about policy.