24-hour budget debate, plus vote to ban gay marriages
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans are mounting an around-the-clock campaign to pass budget bills that appeared destined to be vetoed.
The House met through the night, leaving at 6:30 a.m. today, after passing tax, higher education and public school bills. The Senate began its work on the budget at 8 a.m., with lawmakers expecting another late night tonight.
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