Political Breakfast – January 8, 2013

PoliticalBreakfastEvery morning on politics.mn – even on the weekends – I’ll be posting links to the key political stories and news summaries of the last 24 hours. Today is the first start of the 2013 Legislative Session – both chambers will convene at 12pm. 

#1. Minnesota Public Radio has posted their Daily Digest – click here to read. 

#2. Via the Star Tribune, Democrats control the legislature, but are they together on key issues – click here to read.

#3. Via WCCO-TV, legislators were paid over $1 million in per diem in 2012 – click here to watch the story.

#4. Via MinnPost, a collection of Republicans have embraced gender-politics and have decided that a woman should be the only candidate Republicans push in 2014 – click here to read. 

#5. Via Minnesota Public Radio, the debate over same-sex marriage will continue this session – click here to read. 

Don’t forget about lunch – MN DOT’s cafeteria is serving “A Taste of Mexico” and State Capitol Cafeteria is serving beef tagine. 

As I’ve recommended before, for a balanced breakfast, make sure to read the Pioneer Press’ Political AnimalPolitics In Minnesota’s The Morning Report, the Star Tribune’s Hot Dish PoliticsMinnesota Public Radio’s Daily Digest, and Blois Olson’s The Morning Take.

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