Colorful lawmaker from Virgina, Minn., retires
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature's most colorful member is retiring, in part because of a new and politically divisive mood pervading the Capitol.
Rep. Tom Rukavina, DFL-Virginia, announced Friday he is not running for re-election. Republicans and Democrats alike immediately mourned the loss.
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