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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith talks to reporters, with Gov. Mark Dayton watching, just after Dayton said on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that he would appoint her to the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Al Franken. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith praised by Minnesota delegation members
1 hour 28 min ago
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
1 hour 55 min ago
December 12, 2017
Sen. Al Franken. File photo / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Dayton to name Franken replacement for Senate on Wednesday
22 hours 55 min ago
December 7, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says that Target is committed to continue its program of giving to local charities. With her during a 2015 news conference is Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm
November 20, 2017
'Free Park Friday' in Minnesota
November 20, 2017 - 3:41pm
November 3, 2017
"I fell in love" with opioids, Abby Haley tells reporters on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Now, she said, she has been off drugs more than two years. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Expanded treatment coming to Minnesotans facing opioid 'personal devil'
November 3, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 10, 2017
Steven Hayward talks about his report released Tuesday, Oct. 10, that indicates Minnesota's energy policy encouraging increased wind power use is a failure. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Is wind power living up to potential? Conservative groups says no, supporters disagree
October 10, 2017 - 5:26pm
August 18, 2017
Some workers in the Capitol and other Minnesota government buildings will receive raises of at least 2 percent this year and 2018 if the administration and Legislature approve a contract agreement that could affect 30,000. Don Davis /  Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minimum wage automatically heads up
August 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
June 30, 2017
President Donald Trump praised a new sugar deal with Mexico in this Thursday, June 29, 2-017, tweet.
Capitol Chatter: Sweet tweet makes sugar producers happy
June 30, 2017 - 3:15pm
June 22, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith speaks during an interview at a  Havana, Cuba, hotel, Thursday, June 22, 2017.  Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters
Minnesotans in Cuba: Obstacles preventing trade
June 22, 2017 - 5:11pm
May 5, 2017
President Roger Johnson of the National Farmers Union speaks at southwest Minnesota's Farmfest in August 2016. After the U.S. House passed a health insurance overhaul bill Thursday, May 4, 2017, he said it would hurt farmers. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural America target of federal health care discussion
May 5, 2017 - 3:01pm
March 30, 2017
A $24 million boost for rural transit: Paul Bunyan Transit not included among grantees
March 30, 2017 - 6:44pm
Minnesota Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle listens to a question Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, as he helps introduced a transportation funding plan. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minn. grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
March 30, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 24, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton discusses the state budget for 2018-2019. He wants to increase funding in areas such as early childhood. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
March 17, 2017
Undated courtesy photo, circa Jan. 2017, of Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, Minnesota's  48th Lt. Governor. This is her official portrait. Photo courtesy of the Office of Governor Mark Dayton & Lt. Governor Tina Smith.
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith won't run for governor in 2018
March 17, 2017 - 8:24pm
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