What jumpstarts a legislator facing another long session after 4 hrs of sleep?
House Majority Leader Erin Murphy arrived for the noon session. After adjourning at 7:00 a.m., legislators were back at work 5 hours later at noon and were greeted by around a dozen advocates from both sides of the daycare unionization issue.
Rep. Peter Fischer DFL-Maplewood, greeted advocates on both sides of the daycare unionization bill as he entered the House Chamber.
Rep. John Kline, Republican serving his final year in Congress after 14 years, criticized the Obama Administration's handling of foreign military crises, elaborated on his recent presidential endorsement of Sen. Marco Rubio and visibly worried over the state of the Minnesota Republican Party and its chances of retaining his seat in the Republican fold.
The House GOP campaign committee said Thursday they are launching a TV ad against DFL candidate Andrew Carlson, as he runs in the special election to replace former Rep. Ann Lenczewski, the longtime DFL lawmaker who retired last year.