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Dayton: GOP senators 'unfit to govern' after firing commissioner

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ST. PAUL - Minnesota Republican senators fired a Gov. Mark Dayton appointee Monday, and the governor fired right back by saying they "are unfit to govern."

Republicans said former Sen. Ellen Anderson opposes energy sources such as coal and nuclear power.

Anderson, a St. Paul Democrat, "demonized traditional energy sources," Senate Energy Chairwoman Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont, told other senators before they ousted Anderson on a 37-29 party-line vote.

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