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
At a labor convention in a St. Paul hotel this fall, Gov. Mark Dayton sounded boastful as he rattled off the accomplishments of his first term. From his signature income tax hike on the rich, to...
Minnesota Republicans hoping to seize control of the governor’s residence have a problem when it comes to the economy: The news is too good.With business on the upswing and a state unemployment...
Today marks the beginning of the Minnesota State Fair, a perennial stop for candidates to shake lots of hands, pitch their platforms and feast on fatty foods.Today at noon, Gov. Mark Dayton will sit...
The grumbling was evident last week when U.S. Sen. Al Franken turned down an invitation by Minnesota Public Radio to debate his Republican and Independence Party challengers at the Minnesota State...
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...
Fierce opposition – even within DFL – forced governor to retreat.
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