The 40th governor of Minnesota. He is a great-grandson of businessman George Dayton, the founder of Dayton's, which became Target Corp. He was Minnesota's Democratic U.S. senator from 2001 to 2007 and state auditor from 1991 to 1995.
Minnesota State Auditor 1991-95
U.S. Senator 2001-07
Divorced, two sons
Blake School, Yale University
130 State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155
Wrapped in a body cast as he recovers from hip surgery, Gov. Mark Dayton was on the phone Thursday with reporters, laying out all the reasons he remained opposed to the legalization of medical...
Nearly half of the tax cuts Gov. Mark Dayton proposed Thursday are for businesses and their owners, a move that may reduce the anti-business criticism that has dogged him.Dayton proposed — and...
DFLers have moved into a tax-cutting frenzy at the State Capitol.Gov. Mark Dayton says he now wants to cut taxes by more than $616 million, up from the $500 million initially proposed by House DFLers....
Gov. Mark Dayton heads into re-election with the highest job approval rating of his term, according to a new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll.The poll found that 58 percent of Minnesotans think Dayton is...
Gov. Mark Dayton underwent a successful operation at Mayo Clinic on Monday to repair a tendon that detached from his hip, his office says.“The surgery went great,” said Matt Swenson, a...
Fierce opposition – even within DFL – forced governor to retreat.
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