Minnesota DFL chair Ken Martin stood behind Green Party Chairman Cam Gordon. Leaders from nearly all of Minnesota’s political parties formally joined the Minnesotans United coalition to urge state lawmakers to support a same-sex marriage bill.
Minnesota DFL chair Ken Martin encouraged lawmakers to support a same-sex marriage bill. Behind him are Green Party Chair Cam Gordon, Bob Odden, the Chair of the Libertarian Party of Minnesota, Matt Lewis, Executive Committee Member of the Independence Party of Minnesota and Libertarian Party Candidate for Vice President James P. Gray.
Minnesota senators sharply questioned federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch during Wednesday's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, grilling him on whether he'd be protect the interests of ordinary people over corporations.
Other business groups like realtors, electric utility Xcel Energy Services, private colleges, tobacco giant Altria, Polymet Mining, health insurers and hospitals contributed to the overall total of $57.7 million to lobby the Legislature, the administration of Gov. Mark Dayton and Metro municipal governments.