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Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem of Rochester holds up a red pen during a news conference Friday. "You do not move Minnesota forward with a red veto pen," he said, referring to Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of a Republican-backed tax bill. DANIELLE NORDINE | BEMIDJI PIONEER

Legislative notebook: Tempers flare as session clock ticks

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ST. PAUL - Republicans say Gov. Mark Dayton's Friday veto of their tax-relief bill threatens cooperation in the few remaining days of the Minnesota legislative session.


"You do not move Minnesota forward with a red veto pen," Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem, R-Rochester, said, waving a red-capped Sharpie. "This is a slap in the face to Minnesotans."

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