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
VIRGINIA, Minn. – DFL Gov. Mark Dayton pledged unshakable support for embattled iron miners at a rally Monday, the latest stop in an aggressive new travel schedule that marks a turning point in...
Gov. Mark Dayton is outpacing his GOP rivals and now has nearly twice as much cash on hand as all four Republican gubernatorial candidates put together, according to campaign-finance reports released...
Amid a national uproar over the failings of federal health-care programs for veterans, First Lady Michelle Obama shined the spotlight Wednesday on Doran Hocker, a Minnesota man working to reduce...
Gov. Mark Dayton swept into office nearly four years ago with the stamp of a liberal determined to restore financial stability to the state through an income tax hike on high earners and by meting...
Gov. Mark Dayton gave a forceful defense of his economic and job-creation efforts Wednesday night, prodding legislators to invest more in education and transportation while spending ambitiously on...
Fierce opposition – even within DFL – forced governor to retreat.
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