DFL researcher Craig Janezich stood ready to help Sen Chris Eaton as she defended her minimum wage bill from questions and amendments on the Senate floor.
GOP Senators, from left, Paul Gazelka, Minority Leader David Hann and Gary Dahms huddled as debate began on the minimum wage bill on the Senate floor. Dahms led opposition to the bill.
Senate GOP caucus chief of staff Kevin Matzek, bottom left, huddled with GOP Senators, from left, Bill Weber, Gary Dahms, Minority Leader David Hann and Julie Rosen as debate began on the minimum wage bill on the Senate floor.
Sen Chris Eaton listened as GOP Sentors challenged her minimum wage bill with questions and amendments on the Senate floor.
Rep. Erik Paulsen called for an independent investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election following President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, going further than many GOP lawmakers in the aftermath of a move that has roiled the Capitol over the last day.