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Incoming House Speaker Kurt Zellers of Maple Grove and Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch of Buffalo answer reporters' questions during a Wednesday Capitol press corps briefing. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Dayton, lawmakers pledge cooperation but do not have roadmap

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ST. PAUL -- Gov.-elect Mark Dayton and newly minted Republican legislative leaders promise to work with each other when the 2011 legislative session begins at noon Tuesday.


But neither Dayton nor Republicans who control the Legislature can lay out a map for how they will bridge their biggest gulf: a $6.2 billion budget deficit.

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