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Lawmakers' assessment of legislative session splits along party lines

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Depending on which Brainerd area legislator was providing the perspective, the 2014 Minnesota legislative session that adjourned last week was either an assembly lawmakers could take great pride in or an abject failure.


Not surprisingly, the division of opinions fell along party lines.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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