Rep. Kelby Woodard listened to Rep. Michael Paymar's final remarks directed at Woodard saying " There is a reason most Capitol's don't allow firearms. "I wish things were the way they were decades ago but they are not."
State Patrol Major Bob Meyerson talked with Rep Michael Paymar and Rep. Kelby Woodard before the start of Wednesday's hearing.
Sen. Michelle Benson talked with gun rights advocates before the start of Wednesday's hearing.
Gun rights advocates listened to testimony at the hearing.
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.
A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on Tuesday, choosing to publicly reopen and relitigate some her most damaging attacks.
The Senate acted decisively Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of Sept. 11 legislation, setting the stage for the contentious bill to become law despite flaws that Obama and top Pentagon officials warn could put U.S. troops and interests at risk.